I have had diabetes for three years. I was originally treating with diet and weight loss. Recently I have been really struggling with my love of food. I have been eating more of the foods I shouldn't be eating. I simply started using insulin to control my high blood sugar levels. I can't eat anything other then meat or else my blood sugar will rise. I eat sometimes 60 carbs per meal, but I mostly eat one meal a day. I have always only eaten 1 meal a day. If I eat two meals a day, the first meal is a small snack. I have an A1C of 5.4 with the insulin and Metformin. My doctor is happy with my numbers, just not so happy I started insulin. I really can't see living the rest of my life on meat and salad. I love food and living without some bread, pasta, and an occasional sweet would not be living to me. If my blood sugar is well controlled, my 14 day average is 110, am I really causing damage to my body? I don't just eat whatever I want. I count every single carb in every bite of food I eat. Some days I eat pizza and might have 150 grams of carbs, but that is only a few times a month. Most of my meals are 60 carbs and under once a day. Type 1's get to eat carbs and use insulin. I know we have insulin resistance, but we also have less insulin being produced due to Beta cell burnout. Why are we treated different than the Type 2's? Anyhow, what do you guys think?
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