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A1C results are back!

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I am so excited.. got my A1C back today and it was 6.5%!!! I was diagnosed about a year and a half ago and it feels amazing to see my hard work paying off. I'm also considering pregnancy soon and this seems like a pretty darn good A1C to start at!
posted Apr 26 in Conversation by Asgundlach (710 points)

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Fantastic news!!  Congratulations on your hard work.
answered Apr 27 by KarenG (14,230 points)
Congratulations!  It's The best feeling eeling the results of your hard work payoff
answered May 9 by Donna (530 points)
answered May 9 by KYcindylou (1,050 points)
That's fantastic! I got pregnant on accident  (Yes, I know how it happens) and I was scared to death. But I was a healthier diabetic while pregnant than not. I also learned that, though my A1c was in the low 6 range, it was false since I was experiencing a lot of lows. My last A1c was 7.2 but overall my control is better. I've been diagnosed since 1999 and I'm still learning!
answered May 9 by eklacoste (640 points)
Good job! Keep it up despite challenges - always worth it in the long run!!
answered May 9 by hanavank (790 points)
That is great! Keep up the good work - and I know it IS work. But well worth it.
answered May 10 by janmosso (1,220 points)
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Thanks everyone!! So great to have a supportive group... and really the biggest thing I did to help was wait for my insulin to kick in! I watch my CGM until the arrow starts to go down slightly...and then eat! Helps so much for those after-meal highs!
answered May 22 by Asgundlach (710 points)