1. Good glycemic control is defined as glycohemoglobin (HbA1c) of less than 6.5 percent or fasting glucose less than 110 mg/dl.
2. Treat your insulin resistance not just your blood sugar. 80%-85% of type 2 diabetes patients are insulin resistant.
The best diet is diet low in saturated fat (fats solid at room temperature, in animal foods) and moderate in total fats (up to 40% of calories).
But low in calories, with real lifestyle change, even for morbid obesity—it works.
3. Achieve your HbA1c of less than 6.5% ASAP, and no later than 6 months after diagnosis to prevent blindness, amputations and heart disease.
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