I have been taking Victoza for about 3 months now have not had any side effects and have lost 22 lb. My morning sugar reading has gone from 168 to 102 i feel great , my apatite has decreased a lot. i don't have the cravings for crabs like I use too or the craving for sugar.
I have been going though the proses to have the gastric bypass surgery but with the help of this drug hopefully I wont have to have it. So far so good , hope this will help some that might be a little scared to use Victoza.
It is wonderful that this drug is working so well for you and you may be able to avoid bypass surgery.
Keep up your efforts for healthy eating. Particularly focus on eating lower carb foods / veges / meats / nuts etc. Lower carb / higher fat diet is now being shown to be more effective and sustainable for many people with diabetes than the traditional higher carb approach. If you are looking for information on this you could look at the maintenanbce phase of the Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet (this is mediteranean style eating - but without the bread and pasta), or Diabetes Solutions - Dr. Richard Bernstein. Make sure fats are in their natural form (as in nuts, full fat dairy, meats, avocados, etc). and not manmade - trans fats.
Are you able to exercise regularly. 30 minutes daily moderate exercise would be a good starting target and you could increase as you become fitter / lose more weight. It is more important to exercise regularly (ie. ideally daily) than to exercise longer but less frequently.
Congratulations on your success. I am having fantastic results too, my weight loss has slowed to 1.6 - 2 pounds a week, and I am happy, because it
s not good for the skin to loose any faster, I too am great full my Dr. recommended Victoza, and now I don't have to go the Lap Band route.
Keep up you great success, because I am on your trail to Success : )
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