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Feb 16, 2014 - 7 comments
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I am diabetic now found out on my b-day my blood was 166 wed morning it is 113 now :)

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by ariley13, Feb 16, 2014
I'm sorry to hear this, but glad you are getting it under control. You keep a close eye on your levels, monitor often, and take good care of yourself Drifter. I hope you have a great day today!

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by clean_in_ks, Feb 16, 2014
Sorry you have rec'd this news, Drifter.....but you are certainly doing SOMETHING RIGHT!!!  166 to 113 in 4 days???
Good for you!!!

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by msdelight, Feb 16, 2014
Diabetes *****! Are you newly diagnosed? Insulin or pills? Do you test your sugar at home? 113 is not TOO bad. Hang in there and I'm here if you have questions or just want to vent.

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by drifter0213, Feb 16, 2014
thank you I am on diet and exercise my doctor said so by diet im ok :)

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by clean_in_ks, Feb 16, 2014
Good for you!!!  Many people don't address it until diet and exercise no longer work.  113 is getting right back to where you need to be.....I think no greater than 99 is the goal~

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by Ellen038, Feb 16, 2014
Hi Scotty
I'm sorry too you've been diagnosed with diabetes. I wonder if you had just a 1 hour glucose tolerance test of a 3 hour one as well. I know for me my 1 hour test was 50 points above normal and my 3 hour one turned out ok. I had asked my doctor if cinnamon tablets were ok for me to take with the baby and he said yes. It's supposed to be a natural way to help lower your blood sugar levels but it takes about 3 weeks to work. You may want to ask if it would be ok for you to try since 113 isn't crazy high. You can get them at health food stores, vitamin shops or online thru Amazon. If you have any questions I would be happy to try and help you.

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by digger1976, Feb 16, 2014
Sorry to hear the news Drifter, but proud of you for doing the right things to keep yourself right! I believe a good diet and exercise are the key to everything, keep it up buddy, ;)

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