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lizd8888
Total Posts: 20
Registered on: ‎01-04-2013

Happy Dance - A1c down

Here's my quick story... diagnosed in November with A1c of 11.4. Completely changed my eating to eliminate most carbs, and started exercising. In three months my A1c has dropped to 5.6! I am doing a happy dance.

Liz D
diagnosed 11/29/12 A1c 11.4
1/4/13 A1c 8.8
3/7/13 A1c 5.6

500mg metformin twice per day
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JannyRee
Total Posts: 391
Registered on: ‎10-18-2012

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Wonderful! Your good work has brought you good rewards. Keep it up!

Jan

Diagnose type2 January 2003
a1c 1/03-5/12 6.1 no medication
A1c 9.2 on 11/13/12
A1C 5.8 on 2/7/13
A1C 5.4 on 5/9/13
A1C 5.9 on 8/13/13
A1C 6.3 on 11/11/13
Metformin 500 mg 2 times a day
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lizd8888
Total Posts: 20
Registered on: ‎01-04-2013

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Thanks Jan! I like hanging out here as I have learned so much and it keeps me motivated.

Liz D
diagnosed 11/29/12 A1c 11.4
1/4/13 A1c 8.8
3/7/13 A1c 5.6

500mg metformin twice per day
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SugarFrosted
Total Posts: 802
Registered on: ‎11-07-2011

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Way to go! Keep up the great work!

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You're among friends here! :smileyhappy:
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SugarFrosted aka AnnaM, retired ER/Oncology-Chemotherapy nurse
Little Rock, Arkansas
Diagnosed Type 2, Jun'09 at age 57
Jun'09 A1c: 7.2 F 154 wt 260 lbs
Dec'09 A1c: 5.5 F 80
Jun'10 A1c: 5.4 F 82
Dec'10 A1c: 5.2 F 71 wt 155 lbs
Jun'11 A1c: 5.3 F 76
Mar'12 A1c: 5.5 F 80
Dec'12 A1c: 5.1 F 70
Jan'14 A1c: 5.3 F 77
Reduced-Carb Mealplan & 1 hr Daily Exercise! NO Meds!
105 lb total weightloss
Self-employed baker/cake designer since 1988...life doesn't get much harder for a diabetic, imo. My Online Cake Gallery: http://www.sugarfrosted.com/
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greydogs
Total Posts: 1,017
Registered on: ‎12-13-2010

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Wow!! What an amazing transformation!

 

Great job!

A1C
--11.4- 12/23/09 (at diagnosis)
--9.3- 1/21/10
--5.8- 4/25/10
--6.1- 6/15/13
--5.8--8/5/13
--6.1--3/14/14(most recent)
Heart bypass surgery 1/10/13
Managing bg with diet and exercise.

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grannyred
Total Posts: 4,447
Registered on: ‎10-30-2009

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Showoff........just kidding, great job................hard work does pay off !

Ya done good.........................Big Red.......................Peace

Granny Red is Big Red Type 2 DX 2/17/09 A1c 7.7 2/2011 A1c 4.7  5/2011 A1c  4.7 8/2011 A1c 4.9 -11/2011 -4.7
March / 2012 New A1c 5.0 !
A1c Nov.2012...4.7
A1c Jan 21, 2013 5.2 Adding Met 2 X 500 mg
Newest A1c April 24,2013....back to 4.9......WOOOOOHOOOO!!!!
Low Carb and lots of Exercise Don't believe everything you think !!!!!! Please help save the Earth.....it's the only planet with Chocolate !!!!
NATIVE EARTH !!!!!
My Secret..............low carb, exercise, Graze not Gorge and portion size !!!!!!

Information is not knowledge; knowledge is not wisdom; wisdom is not truth. Truth must be absolute; otherwise it is merely opinion.
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hawkins77337
Total Posts: 1,105
Registered on: ‎02-16-2012

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Very good job. Keep up that hard work.
T2 one year
metformin 500 2x
Lantus 24 units
Vit d 5000 iu
Vit B complex
Amyltriptiline 75 mg
Alpha lipoic acid 600 mg a day
6-12 habeneros a day
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Tweeternpi
Total Posts: 86
Registered on: ‎02-19-2013

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

That great! I go next month for my 3 month check up after been DX hoping for the same numbers as you got.

Chad
500mg X1 Metformin and 2.5mg X 1 Lisinopril
A1C 7.8 12/16/13 260lbs
A1C 6.2 4/10/13 232lbs
A1C 5.8 10/18/13 225lbs Trying with out the Meds now.
A1C 6.0 2/27/14 230;bs with out meds!


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parkmama
Total Posts: 429
Registered on: ‎12-01-2012

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Congratulations!! That's awesome!! Keep doing what you're doing! :smileyhappy:

parkmama aka Eileen
Diagnosed Type 2
Sept. 2012 - A1C 7.1, FBG 109
Feb. 2013 -- A1C 6.3, FBG 99
June 2013 --A1C 6.1, FBG 99
Oct. 2013 -- A1C 6.1, FBG 103
Feb 2014 -- A1C 6.1, FBG 105
May 2014 -- A1C 5.9, FBG 94
Started diet and exercise changes Oct. 2012
Added Metformin ER 500mg 1x day June 2013
Increased Metfomin ER 500mg to 2x day Oct. 2013
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Jim2371
Total Posts: 2
Registered on: ‎09-25-2012

Re: Happy Dance - A1c down

Way to go, Liz!  Success is so inspiring.  Thank you for sharing :smileyvery-happy:

 

Jim

September 2012 diagnosed DM T2

August 2013 Re-diagnosed as a "pre-diabetic" (healthy eating/weight loss/exercise)

Initial Meds: Metformin 500mg x2 every morning & evening; Lisinopril 20mg daily; baby aspirin daily

Meds as of 8/16/13: Metformin 500mg x1 every morning & evening; Lisinopril 20mg daily; baby aspirin daily

A1C 09/12 13.2% FBS 284, peak 360s
A1C 12/12 6.1%
A1C 03/13 5.0%
A1C 8/13 5.6%, FBS 85; BG 2HPP 84