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Brittanymholman

544d

how do you get your a1c to go down?

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    • Chris19879

      298d

      Exercise and food choices. Otherwise, medication. Try to avoid carbs and sugars when possible. Be aware that eliminating sugars completely can lead to trouble, as well.

    • Chris19879

      298d

      Exercise and food choices. Otherwise, medication. Try to avoid carbs and sugars when possible. Be aware that eliminating sugars completely can lead to trouble, as well.

    • Rachelle16

      309d

      You have to change your mind, and understand your condition to the fullest first.

    • H_J

      532d

      A constant glucose monitor

    • Target

      533d

      Sometimes staying close on meds and diet. 😂 Sadly it has become the season of sugar

    • swowak

      543d

      We are working on metformin for me and checking my blood sugar every morning unless I don't have test strips and then I walk and dite and just watch what I eat

    • vmartinez6

      543d

      I do a lower carb diet. Not necessarily keto but less processed foods, more protein. I have seen a change in my a1c by mostly sticking to under 50 carbs each day

      • Brittanymholman

        543d

        @vmartinez6 do you 💬 I could try that?

        • vmartinez6

          543d

          @Brittanymholman you definitely have to learn to read nutritional labels. I would recommend looking at the nutritional label for what a serving is. Then you can look at the total carbohydrates on there and stick to whatever number you decide. I try and stay below 15 for a snack and below 30 for a meal and it has helped me. If I eat lower carb than that in a day my numbers are definitely better. Maybe you can reach out to your doctor for a referral to a diabetes educator and a nutritionist if you can do that. It has helped me tremendously to talk to someone who actually understands what I go through every day. My diabetes educator is probably the most important person on my care team.

    • Simba22744

      544d

      Go whole food plant based no oil. It worked for me. Lost ten pounds and my blood sugar have been below 110 ever since.

      • Brittanymholman

        544d

        @Simba22744 how can I do whole food with no oil?

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