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Posted by: MaryLou | 2010/08/10

Diabetes

I was diagnosed 5 months ago through a glucose tolerance test with Type 2 Diabetes. I have since lost weight and started exercising and have been very careful with following a high GI diet. I have had several sugar tests and my sugar levels are consistently around 4 - 5. With such low sugar levels, I don''t believe that I have diabetes. What do you think?

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Hallo Mary Lou
It sounds normal to me - do a fasting blood sugar and fasting insulin test to see if these are normal. You may have had insulin resistance that now recovered due to the exercise and low GI diet.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/08/11

Hallo Mary Lou
It sounds normal to me - do a fasting blood sugar and fasting insulin test to see if these are normal. You may have had insulin resistance that now recovered due to the exercise and low GI diet.
Dr Bets

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