From North Canton, Ohio, USA:
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a little over a year ago, have been on Glucovance, and I have easily maintained my blood glucose levels around 95-129 mg/dl [5.3-7.2 mmol/L]. Is there any evidence that health problems associated with diabetes will develop even if I always am able to maintain good blood sugar levels?
There is plenty of evidence that good control of your diabetes, as seen by a hemoglobin A1c of less than 6.5%, will greatly reduce your chances of serious complications. Of course there are never any guarantees, but the odds will certainly be in your favor.
Keep up the good work!
Original posting 13 Apr 2003
Posted to Complications
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:44
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