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Offline Ronald

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Hello
« on: January 17, 2019, 10:38:07 AM »
Hello my name is Ronald, I am a diabetic type 2..

Take metformin and do not check my blood, Doctor says no need as long as the AC1 is ok..

Been this way for a long time, must be doing something right, because my AC1 is always normal.

I am 80 years old and retired..

Offline skb

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Re: Hello
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2019, 06:33:41 PM »
Hello Ronald,

Welcome to The Diabetic Pub. It's always nice to meet people from across the world and make new acquaintances.

The A1c is a reasonably good indicator of overall BG control over the previous 3-4 months. You could use the BG Converters in the Right Panel and check out what your A1c number means in terms of Average BG.

We would love to hear more from you, about yourself, as long as you are comfortable sharing, and whatever you are comfortable sharing. For starters, if you could share your BG numbers, your general lifestyle, diet, physical activity etc. that would help starting a new conversation.

You could read through our My Story thread to learn about some of our members, and probably share your story as well.
No meds since June 2011
Controlled by Diet & Exercise
Member of 5% A1c Club

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Offline Sweety

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Re: Hello
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2019, 01:44:56 AM »
Hello,

Glad you found us Ronald. Do tell us more about yourself.
Have you read the Articles written by the Team members. They are pretty enlightening.
Diabetic ?

Offline Tamagno

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Re: Hello
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2019, 02:24:40 AM »
Good to have you, Ronald!

By all means do join us and share more of your story.

Offline Grammabear

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Re: Hello
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2019, 06:00:29 AM »
Welcome Ronald,

Happy to meet you.  I hope you visit again and maybe share a little bit about what retired life is like for you.  My husband will retire, I think, at the end of this year.  He will be 74.
Type 1, April 2003
Dexcom CGM Sep 2007
Tslim pump Oct 2015
A1C 6.3% - Sept. 2018
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."  ~Maya Angelou

Offline walkerwally1

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Re: Hello
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2019, 07:39:02 AM »
Hi Ronald and Welcome to the Pub.  Hope you will stick around and please ask any questions you may have or just feel free to chime in on anything. 
 ~wcm~
Type 2 since 1993.  Control with Metformin and LCHF diet.  76 YY
A1c 4.7% September, 2018
Living in Mojave Desert, California, USA
"The 50-50-90 Rule.  Anytime you have a 50-50% chance of getting something right, there is a 90% chance you will get it wrong"

Offline bigskygal

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Re: Hello
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2019, 10:29:40 AM »
Hi Ronald, welcome to the Pub!

We’re a friendly bunch and would love to hear more of your story if you’d like to share.

So glad you found us and posted, please feel free to post often and ask any and all questions you may have.

Again, Welcome!
grammaB
T-2 dx 2/2012 FBG 243 A1c 9.5%
6/2012 A1c 5.7%  In the 4% A1c club since July 2013. 12-2016 A1c 5.1%. 6-2018 A1c 5.3%.
No meds since 3/2015, diet controlled.  Minimal exercise.