Diagnosed in May of 2009, devastated, FBG 137, A1C 6.7 weight at 5'9" was 167,34" waist, 59 years old. Dr. prescribed Metformin. I refused, back and forth with nurse to dr. for two weeks. Meanwhile started cutting carbs, and exercising everyday for an hour. I retired in June after 36 years of teaching Art-Ceramics in particular. Dr. relented so I met him one month later, FBG was 106, A1C 6.4, weight155, waist 32". Dr. believes that on the present road I will remain drug free. Last test A1C was at 6.0, FBG was 110, weight is 155, waist is 30". Oh yeah, I still wear a 42 coat. I test infrequently as he said that I didn't need to if I adhered to diet and exercise program. Now I exercise an hr every day still, and do side planks before bed, and 50 push ups in 5 minutes first thing in morning.View Thread
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