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Thank you all, my HbA1C is down to 5.1

Dear all,

I got my HbA1C tested yesterday from SRL diagnostics, to my surprise it is down to 5.1%. with FBSL of 92 and PPBSL of 109.

Looking back, well!!!!.. it was all hardwork.....i had reduced my weight from 83 kg to currently at 65 kg, My BMI is below 25 now (height 1.63meters). Weight reduction was due to increased active lifestyle. I stopped using my bike for every small things!!!! Morning walk for 30-45 minutes also helped

In October 2015 my HbA1C was 8.3% with FBSL of 220 and PPBSL of 240. I initially took Glycomet-500 for 1 month. then after doctors instructions stopped the same.

With the help of this forum i have modified my diet basically trying to cut down carbs(mainly rice) and adding Ghee in meals to supplement my energy needs.

Thank you all....your are all stars!!!

Warm regards,

Geodiabetic

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Anup ji, your posts here in this forum have been an eye opener for me. I'm sure many people like me have benefitted from your posts.

Cheers,

geo

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Congratulations. Great accomplishment.

Please share your daily routine and food intake in detail so others can benefit and get encouraged

Regards

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Hi rajaji123, daibetes2,

I'm 40 years old. I was a sweet crazy person till i was detected diabetic. I used to love pizza. Hoteling was a common thing for me. My weight was well over 83 kg

My job profile required me to sit at a place for a longer time. This had a bad effect on my health. I became overweight and diabetic. I was detected high BSL at company's clinic. They were looking for volunteer's to check BP and BSL. I was under the impression that my BP is high and BSL is alright. But after the tests it was the other way around. My fasting BSL was way too high (220 and 200 on two separate days) and PPBSL 240 and 237 on two separate days).

My company doctor told me that this is a warning sigh by your body to change your lifestyle or in long run you will pay a heavy price.

from that day (almost 8 months ago) till now i haven't eaten any sugary things(barring few exception - birthday of my son and wife), i gave up rice. I started having Jowar roti (Bhakri) and Nachni Bhakri (Finger millet) at dinner. I have reduced hoteling to bare minimum ( cannot avoid altogether).

I have also started walking a lot. I have purchased myself a Fitbit Charge HR (pedometer). I see to it that i walk at least 15,000 steps a day. That includes 30 minutes walking after every meal. I basically finish all phone calls during this time.

Underline is... i have completely changed my lifestyle, i have reduced my weight from 83 kg to about 65 kg!!!!

I hope this small write-up helps you guys !!!!

Cheers,

Geodiabetic

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What did you do to achieve such results? Did you undergo any medical treatment? Is exercising more important than diet?

I am a newly diagnosed diabetic with a HbA1 C at 7.6.. Should I give away white Rice which is my staple food?

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Thank you Gowardhan and Anup

Would somebody tell me : What is the amount or % of carbs recommended for a diabetic who takes approx. 2000 kcals/day?

If we replace the carbs by fats, what are the fats that we need to eat?

Could you please suggest some LCHF menus that can be adopted?

Regards

Joe98

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