Originally Posted by Paladin
Welcome to the club. I was DX'd with type 2 a year ago an d I have graduated to needing meds to control the sugar levels. But exercise, good eats, lose a few pounds, and give up the sugar stuff, you can live with it. I went a looong time before I was DX'd. I inherited the tendency towards the disease, so it was inevitable I would have some issues with it and so the meds are necessary.
I get along fine with it. Incidentally, there are a bazillion books out there on meals for Diabetics. Surprisingly, good eats do not have to be limited.....
I dropped from 250 pounds down to 211 , i did that for my blood pressure ,no more Mt Dew for breakfast ...... I will hold out as long as I can before going back , I have 2 years on my DOT card ........ I think i can still drive if I am on meds .not sure though