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My HBA1C is a lot better now ๐Ÿ˜Š

My HbA1c is 5.6 now with this life style. My meals and snacks are:

Breakfast:

wheat paratha 1.5, chickpeas, salan, omlette or daal with a cup of raw yogurt and a cumber occasionaly

Evening Snack:

medium apple,1 or 2 guavas and a pack of wheatable sugar free biscuits

Dinner:

1.5 wheat roti with a salan of chicken/mutton/sabzi, a cucumber

Night/Bedtime Snack:

1 glass of cow milk without sugar

No exercise, no walk. ๐Ÿ˜†

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Congratulations on the improved A1c result! That's fantastic news. :-) Keep up the wonderful job and progress.

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Congratulations!!! NO lunch? Are you taking any medicine? What was your past HbA1c?

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Yes no lunch.

it was 7.8/ 7.9 since i started using a generic herbal medicine made by a certified herbal expert (hakeem) here. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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PL FORWARD THE DETAILS FARAN, WOULD LIKE TO TRY. NOTHING LIKE REACHING 5.6, YOU HAVE REVERCED DIABETES ๐Ÿ™

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Reversing could be quite challenging. I have brought it down up to 4.9 but even slight loose control brought it back to 6.1. Still under limits but more than expected.

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You don't take lunch?What is the timing of your breakfast?

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I take it around 12 pm now a days. I've taken it after vacations from October it will be around 9 am

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Any details of the medicine you are taking?

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Congrats. Excellent

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This may be similar to Mr Shashi of Mumbai.. It is called Intermittent Fasting.

However, I am concern about long term effect - how many calories do you eat per day ...

may get long term weakness and muscle loss. Break down nutrients per day - Carbs, Fat and Protein.. Also - need to check or be cautious about sugar lows...

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Long term is even better. I have been doing first meal at 11.30 and 2nd at 7 for months now. I don't exercise in morning so I don't really need to eat very early. 2 meals a day works really well. Have some snack/fruit in evening between 2 meals if you want.

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You may NOT be getting enough Protein and fat - Long term - I eman NOT for A1C - I emant for muscles and strength -

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You are right. It can happen if not cautious. I generally take some protein - cottage cheese/eggs/beans/pulses everyday. I also take nuts and seeds every day. Other than that I mostly take vegetables - steamed or boiled And fruits. No cereals. At macro-nutrient level, don't see any issue. Diet goes beyond 2000 calories. I take a multi-vitamin pill every now and then.

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well that sounds well and good- still depending on age- I do recommend blood tests every 3 to 5 years - Cardio IQ test as well as mineral tests. Even though you think A1C is okay - within range - I strongly recommend every one to Monitor Frequently - say once every three months - contineous for one week - take BS readings at home - six times a day - specially two hours after meals.

Alternatively recommend a " GLYCOMARK " test - which is NOT available in India.

Purpose is to prevent Sugar Spikes- over 200 me/dl - which damages nerves and have complications of eyes, kidney or heart as wella s neuropathy.

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Absolute agree with recommendations. Regular checks are must of all diabetics.

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Congratulations Farhan, with all that high carbs intake you are able to reach HbA1C 5.6, it's amazing.

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It suggests insulin is being stimulated to cope, potentially leading to long term complications, because high insulin levels promote further insulin resistance.

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Good Very Good. Please maintain this level as it will be beneficial in the long run.

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Does plain cow milk cause sugar rise?

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yes a bit

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Please let all know what herbal medicine you are taking

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Thanks for sharing. keeps all of us motivated.

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