I was diagnosed diabetic on February 9, 2010. My A1C was 10.9%. My fasting was over 300. So, needless to say it was quite easy for them to make an official diagnosis.
Now, I had been diagnosed as insulin resistant back in 2000. I had since spoken with a past doctor over concerns that I was becoming diabetic. They never did anything. So, I got a glucose meter and started tracking myself. I then took that to my new doctor and I am glad I did.
Right now I have been very concern about what I can and cannot eat. What will affect my sugar levels and what won't. I do go to a nutritionist tomorrow and I also have a diabetic eye exam scheduled for next month.
Another challenge I have is food allergies to artificial sweeteners. So, I am trying to figure out how to work some recipes without them yet still be able to have food dishes that won't affect me.
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