“Diabetes” Posts

This page contains a compilation of Posts in the “Diabetes” category… i.e. all the posts associated with Diabetes related events.

Wow What a Year !!

12 months exactly since my gastric Bypass Operation - and what a fantastic year I have had... I have : Lost over 40Kg in weightStopped all Diabetes MedicationDrastically reduced my Blood Sugar and am now officially Diabetes FreeJoined a Gym (and am getting a little...

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49 Weeks – Feeling Fantastic

Its been a little over 3 months since my last post... but how many times can you say "things are going great" ?? I've continued to lose weight and are now just over 90Kg.... That's a total weight loss of 40Kg or nearly 1/3rd of my original body weight 🙂 Gym Junkie...

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Diabetes Free at last !!!

Today I had my final (hopefully ever) trip to my Endocrinologist and have been declared "Diabetes Free" at last ... HbA1c I have not been taking ANY diabetes medication since my surgery (35 weeks ago), an now (as per my HbA1c stats below) I am finally in the...

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10 Weeks after Surgery – Some Stats

10 weeks since my surgery and time for some Statistics My weight continues to drop off... it has been a little erratic... losing a little each day for a week or so... putting on a kilo ... and then having it drop off again.. but the overall trend is consistently down,...

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Diabetes II Linked with Diet Soft Drinks !!!

One of the main reasons I went ahead with Weight Loss Surgery was to manage/control my Diabetes II.  After several years of trying diet and exercise, the medications I needed to keep my blood sugar under control were increasing.  I am now very happy to say that since...

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Diabetes ??? – I am CURED !!!!

Well no... Not Really... I am not actually cured (I still have susceptibility to Diabetes II), but at the moment my blood sugar is being controlled without the need for medication. Medically speaking, there is no cure for diabetes but it can go into "remission."...

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My Diabetes/Blood Pressure Medication

I was first diagnosed with Type II Diabetes several years ago... and since then have been on a cocktail of different medications (and more recently injections) to get my blood sugar under control. Initially this was a single daily tablets, but over the years has...

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