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   Posted 9/18/2009 10:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi My name is Cindy I have it and Im not happy.  I cant control it. I take 1000 mg of metforman junivia and lantus shots. I watch what I eat, try to walk at least 30 minutes and my morning sugar is 170 .............. Im not a happy girl.can we just quit and play like it didnt happen?

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   Posted 9/18/2009 11:35 AM (GMT -6)   
Sure, Cindy, you can whine all you want.  Ok, finished?  tongue    Now that the whining is done, tell us more about yourself, especially what kind of food you eat - because that is the key to your frustration, I think. 
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diabetes controlled so far by low/no carb diet and exercise; no meds

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   Posted 9/18/2009 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Are you eating any starches? Is there a possibility you may be turning into a Type1? (this is called a LADA) Keep your food and exercise diary along with your sugars for a few week, checking two hours after a meal at least once a day and we will have something to work with. We have been able to help people discover which direction their diabetes is going with this method. One of our members was going Type1 and it really helped to have all this information for the doc.

If you're a stubborn type 2 we might be able to help with that, also. I used to "watch what I ate" until I went on the 'nothing white except cauliflower and cottage cheese' food plan. When I was 'watching what I ate' I ended up on Lantus. Now I"ve lost weight and gotten off my insulin, back down to just metformin. Your mileage may vary but we might be able to help.

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   Posted 9/18/2009 2:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Tell us what you normally eat, Cindy. Sometimes there are things you might not be aware of that could be affecting your BGLs.
- Phishbowl (Type 1 since Jan'05 - Levemir, NovoRapid)
"What's Not Measured Is Not Managed"

"It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows"-Epictetus

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