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is it possible to control diabetes without medicine?
hello friends, i am 32 male, 4 months ago diagnosed with type 2 diabetes on that time my A1C was 11% and fasting blood sugar FBS was 286mg/dl the doctor advice medicine and i  took that medi for one month after that i checked again my FBS was 111mg/dl then i stopped medi only continued diet and exercise for three month so far and daily check random,before meal, after meal  my blood sugar BS is at average 112mg/dl.
Now my question is this should i continue such manner or go to the doctor and take medicine again because i afraid of medicine i want to every things should be goes to naturally.
i hope friends advice me with  their best answers )
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whether or not you need  drugs depends on your BG.  many people control their BG by eating LCHF  (Low Carb Hi Fat) way of eating.  we do know that all carbohydrates turn to BG so eat less cabs have lower BG.  Some people need to eat LCHF and still need drugs to control BG.
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Some people can control BG with diet and exercise.  many must use drugs to help.  Wether or not you can contriol without drugs depends on your BG.    we do know that eating carbohydrates raise BG.  Many people control there BG by eating LCHF  (low
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Hi,

as stated by the Diabetes86, some people can manage with diet and exercise only.

Your previous hba1c at 11% was very high.  < 5% is truly normal and non-diabetic.

Your fasting has come down a lot but is still higher than idea.  Normal non-diabetic fasting levels are typically < 95 (and ideally in the 80s).

What are your 2 hour post eating blood sugar levels.  Ideally these will never be higher than 120 (though at worst 140).  If your levels are higher than this, there is still a place for medications to augment the excellent progress you have made with diet and exercise.

Suggest you get a repeat hba1c soon to see your progress and guide your management.
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Have been thinking dese days dat having the ranges below 120 in fasting and below 140 after meal are of normal sugar level cases.
I learnt nw I were wrong. Cuz my father is in dat range past 14 years and we - whole family was in this trauma dat he is of no sugar case.
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Try this : maintain your diet with low sugar/carbs. Brisk Walk at least 60 mins a day, everyday ! Get your self a glucometer to check the levels once a week like every Sunday am or Monday am.
I am certain you will see a difference.
I have done this and now it is good enough motivation for my dad and sister to get of medications.
Cheers
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I'm down to no meds but test twice a day. Before any breakfast --as soon as I get up. And two hours after dinner. Locarb, no alcohol, no processed foods. 30-60 minutes walking a day.
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Also listen to your body signals ! I am more convinced now with the changes I experienced and from my family... that this is simply a lifestyle disease !
Watch what/how much you eat and exercise. You will do just fine !

Happy BG mgmt !
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