These were particularly helpful to me when I first came to the ADA website. Thanks Alan!
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." Anais Nin Type 2 Diabetes diagnosed December 13, 2000 w/A1c of 7.6. June 2014 A1c 5.6 Controlling with diet and exercise, and 500mg daily of metformin.
***** All of your lab results (not just A1c and FBG) and logs are your own personal reference library. Be sure you and your doctor understand the others concerns and goals. ... Watch for trends. Health management is likely some combination of diet, exercise, and meds (when needed). Tweak it as necessary if doctor approves. Enjoy your new lifestyle. ^^^^^
Me: DX: '08 - Type 2; '12 - early kidney disease, now back in range This community. Keep moving. Graze on protein, lots of veggies, some fruit. Meds. No wheat, rice, or soy.
Hubby: Not diabetic '13 - ESRD-CVC Cath - subclavian; anemia; colostomy; COPD; weak heart valve; hypo-tension; colo vesicle fistula; hip deterioration; some dementia.