Can type 2 diabetes be reversed? I am a borderline diabetic and have cut out sugar these last few days, but I feel dreadful and tired.
Good for you. It is not uncommon to feel poorly when stopping intake abruptly. Consider abruptly stopping caffeine, heroin or many other substances. Your body will require a period of adjustment if you previously had a high sugar intake. Learn about which types of sugars are healthier (such as fructose). Learn about balancing your diet. Congratulations for taking this step. Some of us just don't handle.
Doc prescribed metaformin three days ago for my type 2 diabetes, did not say anything about checking my blood sugars, am feeling so tired all the time?
New diagnosis? Hi. Is this a new diagnosis? If so, your doc should discuss some things with you and refer you for diabetes education. Do you know your A1c? It sounds like you need diabetes education! The informed, motivated patient is always the most successful. Your fatigue could easily be due to very high sugars. Healthy diet and regular exercise are vitally important. See a diabetes educator and nutritionist. Read more...