Hi my name is Stephanie and I was diagnosed with what they thought was type 2 diabetes and Narcolepscy when i was 15 yrs old, Yeah i'm all retarded. Well you know being a teenager I knew more than everybody else so I never really took it serious. I would have passing out spells and seizures. After fifteen years all the sudden no more sugar, yeah right! Any ways last August I went to the doctor and my A1C was 12.5. I was having headaches all the time and rarely felt well at all, So my doctor decides to put me on insulin along with Gluccotrol XL which I was already taking. I imediatly gained 20 pounds that was great, not. I have just now really started trying to change my way of life, it is so hard. They say exercise, eat better, eat less, test more, count carbs. I am so confused. My first doctor put me on nolin r sliding scale after meals and 80 units of lantus at night. There was still no change in my A1C. I decided to see a specialist which cost me a butt load of money, but it was worth it. He changed me to Novolg flexpen 12 units before meals and 50 lantus at night he said it was like I was chasing my sugars before, instead of covering my meals, which made sense. I guess I am just having trouble with the diet. It's hard to stay level and all the healthy foods are so much more exspensive than regular stuff. Also I have to make my self eat sometimes. I guess if someone could give me some good examples of some diets that would be great.
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