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« Reply #27030 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 12:44:48 »

Census figures out, for all you stattos. 
Swindon Borough pop up 11.6% since 2011 to 233,400  Eek
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« Reply #27031 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 14:52:55 »

Mr Smug here. Feeling pleased with myself.

4 months after being told I had Type 2 Diabetes when my blood sugar levels were 327 mg/DL I didnít want to go onto insulin so tried to control it through diet change.

91 mg/DL today! Well within the limit. Woo hoo!
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« Reply #27032 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 14:59:06 »

Mr Smug here. Feeling pleased with myself.

4 months after being told I had Type 2 Diabetes when my blood sugar levels were 327 mg/DL I didnít want to go onto insulin so tried to control it through diet change.

91 mg/DL today! Well within the limit. Woo hoo!

Top man, not an easy ask either.
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« Reply #27033 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 15:17:13 »

Mr Smug here. Feeling pleased with myself.

4 months after being told I had Type 2 Diabetes when my blood sugar levels were 327 mg/DL I didnít want to go onto insulin so tried to control it through diet change.

91 mg/DL today! Well within the limit. Woo hoo!

How much have you changed your daily diet.
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« Reply #27034 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 15:27:53 »

Ditched white bread and pasta for whole meal versions. Cut down on potato, too.

No fizzy drinks, sweets, chocolate, biscuits, cakes - I had a dreadful sweet tooth.

Luckily lager isnít high in sugar so Iíve cut down but not completely. Bit more exercise, too. Lost a bit of weight which is a bonus.

Seems the big 3 I have - diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol are connected in a roundabout way.

Got the diabetes and blood pressure under control - got statins for the cholesterol.
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« Reply #27035 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 17:09:17 »

Probably dramatically reduced your risk of heart attack and stroke too. Keep going, you're doing good.
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« Reply #27036 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 17:33:25 »

Ditched white bread and pasta for whole meal versions. Cut down on potato, too.

No fizzy drinks, sweets, chocolate, biscuits, cakes - I had a dreadful sweet tooth.

Luckily lager isnít high in sugar so Iíve cut down but not completely. Bit more exercise, too. Lost a bit of weight which is a bonus.

Seems the big 3 I have - diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol are connected in a roundabout way.

Got the diabetes and blood pressure under control - got statins for the cholesterol.

Nice to see the breakdown motivation is the key so fair play to you.
I have a love hate relationship with wholemeal bread I find it hard to swallow and the taste really strong but do percevere as we all know the benefits v white bread. Cutting out the foods you have listed do you often feel hungry and what snacks do you now eat when you need something extra.

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« Reply #27037 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 17:45:06 »

Ditched white bread and pasta for whole meal versions. Cut down on potato, too.

No fizzy drinks, sweets, chocolate, biscuits, cakes - I had a dreadful sweet tooth.

Luckily lager isnít high in sugar so Iíve cut down but not completely. Bit more exercise, too. Lost a bit of weight which is a bonus.

Seems the big 3 I have - diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol are connected in a roundabout way.

Got the diabetes and blood pressure under control - got statins for the cholesterol.
Great effort that is
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« Reply #27038 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 18:49:36 »

Nice to see the breakdown motivation is the key so fair play to you.
I have a love hate relationship with wholemeal bread I find it hard to swallow and the taste really strong but do percevere as we all know the benefits v white bread. Cutting out the foods you have listed do you often feel hungry and what snacks do you now eat when you need something extra.
Used to buy those bags of mini chocolate bars from Lidl - maybe had 4 or 5 with a coffee. Thatís gone now.

I buy a bag of frozen berries and a tub of Greek yogurt and have that for breakfast. Lunch is usually very light. Normal dinner. I donít really snack at all between meals now - piece of fruit maybe. Coming off all the refined sugar has been a godsend, diabetes or not.
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« Reply #27039 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 18:49:46 »

nice one Aud
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« Reply #27040 on: Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 18:52:42 »

Used to buy those bags of mini chocolate bars from Lidl - maybe had 4 or 5 with a coffee. Thatís gone now.

I buy a bag of frozen berries and a tub of Greek yogurt and have that for breakfast. Lunch is usually very light. Normal dinner. I donít really snack at all between meals now - piece of fruit maybe. Coming off all the refined sugar has been a godsend, diabetes or not.

Fair play to you
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« Reply #27041 on: Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 09:01:13 »

Diabetes is a bugger...we have it through our family....so excellent news that you have managed to get it under control.
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