I got mine done today, it was 9.8 I was in shock, my morning readings are good always around 100's and the last month especially I had to lower insulin units because I would wake up in the 60's, I will have a lab test result in a week where blood was drawn, today it was done at a research clinic where they only pricked my finger, so I will wait for the other ones to have a better picture, the only consolation in all this is that my previous one was above 11 and I've taken action in changing my… read more
I quite taking Metformin a year ago, I’ve also lost 60lbs also. My A1C dropped from 6.4 to 5.4 now. Not taking anything for diabetes.
Has anyone who is a type 2 ever develop anemia and vitamin B12 issues? I take metformin and I was told that long term use causes anemia. Also, as a result of the anemia it raises your A1C.
Hi everyone, keep up the good work and keep fighting...everyday will be a little different. I was diagnosed May 2018, with A1C of 13.....my doctor was floored at such a high reading. Had I not gone in for another illness, bad case of the flu, I might have suffered a lot more. Since that time, I have changed my eating habits, started working out and generally just being more active. As of my last reading, December, 2018, I'm @ 5.9. It has not been easy, but I feel so much better. Please do not discouraged if you are not where you want to be right now; just know you will get there as long as you keep working at it.
I take 15ml of apple cider vinegar at bedtime. Was Told it should help my count.
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