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When I started Sparking I said "Already lost 42lbs..take 10lbs at a time. Pre-diabetic and don't plan on getting diabetes. Appreciate food choice suggestions and particular products by name brand."

Since then I lost a total of 96 lbs and I am now in the normal blood sugar ranges and no longer considered pre-diabetic, however I still stay with the low carb, low glycemic foods and I have maintained my weight also without much fuss.

About 6 months ago my cholesterol was 240 and within 6 months I brought it down 51 points naturally. It is now 189. I had to since I get severe cramps from Cholesterol meds.

I am glad to help anyone who asks for my help!

Its now 2014, I lost another 5lbs last year and I maintain by logging my foods daily, my glucose levels are fine and I log to watch my cholesterol levels daily. It is all still working well. Feeling Great.

Update: my cholesterol is now 181 and the HDL is I'm good and life is wonderful!

...yipee...will continue to watch carbs, starch and sodium and move every 20 minutes.

Update: 2017- I continue to educate myself and others with daily posts. I continue to log my foods, starch & cholesterol and watch the charts on Spark people. My A1C is a steady 5.5...maintaining my weight as well....yipee!

2019 My A1C s now 5.4

Member Since: 12/11/2010

Fitness Minutes: 29,902

My Goals:
I achieved my goals.. have controlled my pre-diabetes for years now. I continue to take CoQ10 daily for my heart, a magnesium pill and 1,500 MG pill of metformin along with Lisinopril for my blood pressure.

My Program:
Mediterranean diet

Personal Information:
I live in beautiful Naples, Florida

Other Information:
My favorite book is "Ultra Metabolism by "Mark Hyman"

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  • v DARLENEK04
    Happy New Year................praying we are all successful in 2021 in getting healthier.

    56 days ago
    Thank you so much for the goodie. Happy New Year to you. emoticon
    56 days ago
  • v KRYS210
    Thank you for the goodie. Hope your Thanksgiving was nice!
    90 days ago
    I have some tips from long ago about foods. I will go over them closer. Just signed to your blogs. I have to warm you many platforms are flagging or suspending many people accounts who speak out against trump or anyone else they deem untouchable. America is not the America I remember. Especially since trump is in. There are team that support biden and others. It called proud Amercians keeping hope alive. Others if you so desire. My account was suspended from youtube for speaking for right and my opinion. Periscope is heavily monitoring comments and the like. We in for a wild ride since the trump era
    100 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/18/2020 1:50:09 PM
  • v KRYS210
    Love pierogi! I just found a group of relatives in Poland I didn't know I had with DNA testing.
    116 days ago
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