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Prediabetic to Diabetic- what to do?


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Prediabetic to Diabetic- what to do?

thistle5 | May 15, 2013 03:44 PM

Didn't want to hear this, but my doctor said my recent blood tests (Ac1 went from 6.2 to 6.7) moved me from pre diabetic to diabetic. I am a 50 yr. old female, w/ high blood pressure, sleep apnea, & currently already on a bunch of meds. I really would like to counter this w/ an aggressive dietary approach, (low-carb, primal), & I hate to give up my beer, but I guess I have to. On the plus side, my cholesterol is fine (I think I should quit taking simvistatin), & she also thinks I need to quit taking hydrochlorothiazide. Any advice on what to do first?

I'm planning on increasing my physical activity, & have ordered a fit bit flex.

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