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Type 2 for 5 years and out of control.

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Minneapolis, MN
Why are they out of control?

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Not sure. I eat well and I walk/hike 4 to 8 miles a day. My A1c was 7.6 now it's 8.7. Finally going to see a endo. I fought because I did not want to become insulin dependent.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Looks like I just might end up on insulin.

New Hyde Park, NY
Insulin is not so bad. I fought it for a very long time. Stupid me

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
Man, I would kill for an 8.7 A1C. My last was 14 :(

Katy, TX
I am 56, and have been type 2 for some time now. I have a nap idea pen in case I spike over 300. Now I have a new device called vgo. It is a small delivery device which gives me 30 units of nova log over a 24 hour day. My sugars range between 140 to 250 in the morning, spike to 300 midday then lower at night. My endo, dr pilocarpio, introduced this to me after I complained of numerous injections.

Patterson, LA
I wear an insulin pump and I love it been wearing it for 7 yrs with Novolog insulin

with type 1 diabetes since 2014.
Redlands, CA
does that mean that maybe now you're type 1? Just trying to understand type 2 better. only familiar with t1

Living with type 2 diabetes.
Charlotte, MI
being on insulin isn't a failure!!!! it's just another form of controlling diabetes and if you get it under control eventually you'll be off insulin!!! I fought going on insulin for longest time - now I'm glad I did

Living with type 2 diabetes.
Lapeer, MI
anyone who has diabetes and not an Endocrinologist, you are not helping your disease!

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