Blood test revealed pre diabetes

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I’m shocked guys. I’m 6 feet, 150lbs. I work in construction (8 hours of cardio, 5 days a week). I eat mostly steel cut oats (NOT quick oats), beans, sweet potatoes, olive and coconut oil. Butter in my coffee at home, I do have a snickers bar after work but that’s because I’m hungry working all day.
No idea how I can be pre diabetes. I have a host of food intolerances so I have to eat very clean and now this? My health is ****ed. What can I do?
 

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nothing really, genetics is a b!tch, you can do all right and get sick and at the same time you can do all wrong smoke like refinary and still never get sick.

and pre diabetes can be just some wrong numbers that time you need to do the blood test again and see if the results hold, also if anything you should ask a doctor not here
 

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nothing really, genetics is a b!tch, you can do all right and get sick and at the same time you can do all wrong smoke like refinary and still never get sick.

and pre diabetes can be just some wrong numbers that time you need to do the blood test again and see if the results hold, also if anything you should ask a doctor not here
Yeah I’m seeing my regular doctor on Thursday but **** I had to vent because k always been super careful with my diet. I swear it seems like maybe that is what caused it in the first place
 

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I got my blood test last year and was diagnosed with stage 1 hypertension. Doctor didn’t seem too worried because she said “you’re self employed, I see guys like you everyday. At least you work out though, keep doing that and get away from stress as much as you can”.
 

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I got my blood test last year and was diagnosed with stage 1 hypertension. Doctor didn’t seem too worried because she said “you’re self employed, I see guys like you everyday. At least you work out though, keep doing that and get away from stress as much as you can”.
Doctors seem so useless nowadays
 

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If you become diabetic, you'll probably directed first to take Metformin. Ask for Janumet, that will lower the intake of Metformin. And just cut all extra sugar and processed foods from your diet. Drink coffee black, be careful with dairy products as they can spike insulin.
 

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Yup you just never know, you can do everything right. Lots of men have afib, or dvt and don’t know it till they start throwing clots or get short of breath and have a cardiovascular accident. Guys that are ripped and athlete level.

I hope you can resolve this with diet and some cardio.
 

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lower your carbs. keeps blood sugar levels normal. 1 in 3 of people have prediabetes. That is the people who are aware they have prediabetes
 
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You chose the wrong parents bruh. I was diagnosed with high blood pressure stage 2 at 30 yo, I've always played sports and have relatively fit my whole life.
 

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I’m shocked guys. I’m 6 feet, 150lbs. I work in construction (8 hours of cardio, 5 days a week). I eat mostly steel cut oats (NOT quick oats), beans, sweet potatoes, olive and coconut oil. Butter in my coffee at home, I do have a snickers bar after work but that’s because I’m hungry working all day.
No idea how I can be pre diabetes. I have a host of food intolerances so I have to eat very clean and now this? My health is ****ed. What can I do?
Start intermittently fasting right away.
 

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First question...was this a fasted blood draw? If not the test is meaningless.

Also..a single blood test cannot be used to diagnose something like this. It would need to be a series of them all showing the same thing under fasted conditions over a period of time. Just like one blood pressure reading cannot be used to diagnose someone with high blood pressure... needs to be a series of them all showing high readings over time.

If the above is all true...it was a fasted test and this is a pattern over a longer time then I would look into Glucose Disposal Agents. They are one of the first things I use to help when I am looking to drop weight since they help stabilize glucose, make the body more insulin sensitive and get it into the cells very efficiently via multiple different pathways.

600 mg Alpha Lipoic Acid taken with 300 mg Berberine and 1000mg of Chromium in the morning.

Sprinkle cinnamon on things at meals, or take Cinnulin PF, a standardized water soluble form of it

1 TBSP of Apple Cider Vinegar in at least 8 oz of water before going to bed.
 
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Family member of mine has weighed just over 450 for the past... 7 years? Maybe longer, like perfectly healthy other than back pain, walks around like he weights maybe 300, it's unbelievable really, definitely would not believe it myself had I not seen the numbers and weight. He is 5'10
 

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If it is one test only, see what you can change with lifestyle. Sounds like you live pretty clean. Remove all sugar and refined carbohydrates from your diet. Also, get rid of the butter and coconut oil. Try a Mediterranean-style diet or DASH diet instead.

Does diabetes run in your family? If you are 150 lbs and become diabetic, it is clearly genetic.
 

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Yup you just never know, you can do everything right. Lots of men have afib, or dvt and don’t know it till they start throwing clots or get short of breath and have a cardiovascular accident. Guys that are ripped and athlete level.

I hope you can resolve this with diet and some cardio.
Bro my entire job is 8 hours a day of cardio
Family member of mine has weighed just over 450 for the past... 7 years? Maybe longer, like perfectly healthy other than back pain, walks around like he weights maybe 300, it's unbelievable really, definitely would not believe it myself had I not seen the numbers and weight. He is 5'10
Yeah I weigh 150. Not the same
Did you get your blood test taken while fasted?
No
 

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Family member of mine has weighed just over 450 for the past... 7 years? Maybe longer, like perfectly healthy other than back pain, walks around like he weights maybe 300, it's unbelievable really, definitely would not believe it myself had I not seen the numbers and weight. He is 5'10
Yeah I weigh 150.
Did you get your blood test taken while fasted?
No
First question...was this a fasted blood draw? If not the test is meaningless.

Also..a single blood test cannot be used to diagnose something like this. It would need to be a series of them all showing the same thing under fasted conditions over a period of time. Just like one blood pressure reading cannot be used to diagnose someone with high blood pressure... needs to be a series of them all showing high readings over time.

If the above is all true...it was a fasted test and this is a pattern over a longer time then I would look into Glucose Disposal Agents. They are one of the first things I use to help when I am looking to drop weight since they help stabilize glucose, make the body more insulin sensitive and get it into the cells very efficiently via multiple different pathways.

600 mg Alpha Lipoic Acid taken with 300 mg Berberine and 1000mg of Chromium in the morning.

Sprinkle cinnamon on things at meals, or take Cinnulin PF, a standardized water soluble form of it

1 TBSP of Apple Cider Vinegar in at least 8 oz of water before going to bed.
it was not a fasted test no. I had eaten probably a few hours before.

can I take those supplements you mentioned even if it turns out I’m NOT prediabetic? Thanks
 

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Yeah I weigh 150.

No

it was not a fasted test no. I had eaten probably a few hours before.

can I take those supplements you mentioned even if it turns out I’m NOT prediabetic? Thanks
Hahahaha bro wtf, glucose levels need to be fasted, don't you know how to follow instructions from your Doctor? Delete this thread!!!
 

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Are the sugar levels too high? I use natural medicine to keep the sugar levels low, its worked so far.
 

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I’m shocked guys. I’m 6 feet, 150lbs. I work in construction (8 hours of cardio, 5 days a week). I eat mostly steel cut oats (NOT quick oats), beans, sweet potatoes, olive and coconut oil. Butter in my coffee at home, I do have a snickers bar after work but that’s because I’m hungry working all day.
No idea how I can be pre diabetes. I have a host of food intolerances so I have to eat very clean and now this? My health is ****ed. What can I do?
That is a lot of carbs. Even if they're healthy, that's still a lot. Maybe eat more protein and fat for a few months and see if that makes a difference? Might want to try fasting too.

Could also be genetic. Either way i'd get a second opinion.
 

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That is a lot of carbs. Even if they're healthy, that's still a lot. Maybe eat more protein and fat for a few months and see if that makes a difference? Might want to try fasting too.

Could also be genetic. Either way i'd get a second opinion.
That is not a lot of carbs. He is not going to get diabetes from eating oats, beans, and sweet potatoes. It’s too much fiber.

Carbs = diabetes is a gross misunderstanding of the pathology. Dude is 6’0 and 150 lbs. He needs to take the test fasted and should the results come back similar there is a genetic predisposition.
 

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First question...was this a fasted blood draw? If not the test is meaningless.

Also..a single blood test cannot be used to diagnose something like this. It would need to be a series of them all showing the same thing under fasted conditions over a period of time. Just like one blood pressure reading cannot be used to diagnose someone with high blood pressure... needs to be a series of them all showing high readings over time.

If the above is all true...it was a fasted test and this is a pattern over a longer time then I would look into Glucose Disposal Agents. They are one of the first things I use to help when I am looking to drop weight since they help stabilize glucose, make the body more insulin sensitive and get it into the cells very efficiently via multiple different pathways.

600 mg Alpha Lipoic Acid taken with 300 mg Berberine and 1000mg of Chromium in the morning.

Sprinkle cinnamon on things at meals, or take Cinnulin PF, a standardized water soluble form of it

1 TBSP of Apple Cider Vinegar in at least 8 oz of water before going to bed.
All pretty solid advice. If money were an issue, in order of efficacy and bang for the buck, Berberine should top the list. That's not counting cinnamon and ACV which are food and easily added. Berberine has been put head to head with Metformin in several studies and it holds it's own with less side effects. ACV should be diluted with water or taken in capsules if used on a regular basis. Otherwise it eats away at your tooth enamel.

 
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