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If you had to make only two recommendations based exclusively on your experience as a T2D then what would that be for the following profile where the goal is to achieve HbA1c below 5.6 (current 6.0) on a sustainable long term basis. PP levels behave great (1/2hr 135/115). Random closer to 100. Fasting 110-120.

1. Age below 60

2. BMI 29

3. Daily Carb consumption average 150 g +- 10%. Protein 30-35 pc. Rest good fats.

4. Trigs / HDL 2.22 (98/45)

5. hypothyroidism (controlled)

6. Mildly hypertensive (controlled)

7. Optimal D / B / Calcium

8. Exercise 5 days a week 50-60 mins per day

9. Light weights 15-20 mins + walk

10. Efforts on to reduce body weight


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1.reduce carbs and

2.reduce carbs



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1. Skip sweet items and fruits.

2. Swap starchy food items with cooked Emmer Wheat (alias Long Wheat alias Triticum Dicocuum) whole grain, bits or flour.

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