By Br0wnSu6a Latest Reply 2010-07-09 21:44:04 -0500
Started 2010-07-09 20:51:25 -0500

Okay last year I went to the doctors for my yearly physical and my doctor told me that my sugar was high and that if I didn't want to be a diabetic I would need to exercise and lost weight. Well when I went back this year she was amazed because I had lost weight and was exercising on a regular. Then I got the phone call. Once again my sugar was high. I was sio upset and mad. I thought with me doing what was asked I would be good. Guess not.

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MAYS 2010-07-09 21:44:04 -0500 Report

Thank you for being an individual !
A little more is needed, or a different method, that's fine, you can do it.
Everyone's case of diabetes is different because we are all different.
Time to do your thing, you call the shots !
You are the Captain of this team, we're waiting for you.
What's your next move ?


RAYT721 2010-07-09 21:19:53 -0500 Report

The diet and exercise you're doing is a good thing. Imagine your sugar level if you weren't doing it and gave up the first time around? I assure you that you're in better shape. If you were led to believe that diet and exercise would cure you, they gave you false hope. They may have motivated you to do good things although you don't yet have remarkable results to share, you are onto something with good habits replacing bad ones. Finding the right diet and exercise plan is not an overnight success. You have a life long endeavor / journey but you're on the right path… keep on trucking!!! In time you will find what works and what doesn't. I've dropped 23 pounds and I still have high and low readings. Does that make me a failure? NO. Wait for your a1c and do the best you can with what you're doing and learn from what you could be doing better. Stick with us for the emotional support. Many of us (like myself) really do care!!!

Kirla 2010-07-09 21:06:58 -0500 Report

Life isn’t over yet. It’s just the beginning. I was diagnosed last year with an A1C of 14.1 and fasting blood sugar of 366. 4 months later it was 5.9 and the last four were all under 6.

You did your best by doing what you thought you were supposed to do. Only thing the doctor didn’t tell you about the carbs. You eat lots of carbs and it’s hard to control your blood sugar.

I dropped my blood sugar by drinking lots of water and eating lots of low carb vegetables and testing before and after each meal to see how the foods I ate were affecting my blood sugar.

I found that all bread and grains spiked my blood sugar along with potatoes, pasta, rice, oatmeal, corn and corn products and most foods that contained more than 5-6 net carbs per serving.

I wrote how I control my blood sugar and what I eat on my blog. Click on the link below to see how I changed my life and hopefully will beat this for a very long time to come.

Good Luck

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