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my a1c is high, help with diet
allmanrebel posted:
hello, i,ve been atype 2 diabetic for afew yrs. i had my a1c come back my doctor said it was 6.5,the glucose was 163 . he said i need to get it down. my bad cholesterol is a bit high ,i,m on meds for it. i need some ideas as to what to do about what i can and cant eat. my b-friend eats pretty much what he wants. i,ve tried to explain to him that this has to be a chjange for good. i,ve been exercising and have lost weight. but i need some help on what to do. any ideas? please help! i,m 53, post menopausal, have tried on my own but its hard!
Phototaker123 responded:
Check my answer to the young man. It may help. You can do this. Ask your doctor to talk to a dietician who will help you get started on what to eat. It's good that you're losing weight. It's hard living with someone who eats all those things around you, but you can do it!

Yes, it's hard but it gets easier. Ask questions to those of us on here. There are a lot of neat people who can help. Read Dr. Dansinger's ideas on the right side of foods to eat. He has many great ideas to doing this without medicine. It "is" a commitment, but it's better than being sick the rest of your life from not eating the right foods.

Keep up the exercise program!

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