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Re: [IP] A1C's



My HA1C's are about the same.  I try very hard to get it lower, but can';t
seem to do it.  I know how frustrated you must be.  Do you eat alot of
carbos and not much protein?
Sally
----- Original Message -----
From: Sanders, Tamera <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 1999 5:03 PM
Subject: [IP] A1C's


> Just got my A1C from my endo yesterday and it was 8.5.  Last one in March
> was 8.7.  He says not to let that get me down, because as far as he is
> concerned, I am trying to be a perfect diabetic and there is no such
thing.
> Other tests were fine, thyroid, kidney, cholestrol was a little high but
> nothing outrageous.  My numbers seemed to be fairly consistent for the
last
> three months, with post-lunch running the highest, 3AM, coming in second
> with highs, but my fasting, post-breakfast, pre-lunch and post-dinner
> usually running normal if not below normal (I was experiencing lows after
> lunch and dinner).  I'm trying not to let the 8 get me down, but maybe I
am
> trying to be  perfect when there is no perfect.  I am underweight, so I am
> not overeating, probably just overcorrecting the lows I suffer.  I have
been
> on the pump for a little under a year.  I thought for sure that I would be
> running in the 7's/6's by now.  My last 7 A1C was probably when I was
still
> on shots right after I was diagnosed.  I haven't had a 7 since.
>
> I need reassuring.  Can anyone help me?  Thanks, Tamera
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