Guest post: My mom’s biometric results

My mom posted on LCHF America’s Facebook page today.  I knew she was going in for her biometric screening, but I didn’t know the results before I saw her post.  It put a big smile on my face to read it.  She’s been a diabetic for years, and LCHF has really been helping with her daily glucose readings.  Her post really speaks for itself; with her permission, I’m reposting here.  Please feel free to pop on over to our Facebook page to her original post to comment!


I’m a 50-something, overweight, diabetic woman. While I don’t follow the LCHF regimen as tightly as my daughter does, I adhere to it pretty strongly. I had my labs done today, and I’m happy to share the results. Note that my LCHF or NSNG odyssey began in early June, 2013.

Per the Mayo Clinic

Total cholesterol desirable < 200 – mine 161
LDL cholesterol ideal < 100 – mine 71
HDL cholesterol best > 60 – mine 63
Triglicerides desirable < 150 – mine 136

And the best news for me…as a diabetic (from )
“An A1C of below 5.7 percent is considered normal, while A1C levels of 6.5 percent and above call for a diagnosis of diabetes.”

My HbA1c today was 5.7! 

While I will always be a diabetic, the amount of medicine I take now has to be lowered. I’ve had some weight loss (quite needed), but it is not the focus of my way of eating. NSNG or LCHF is just a sensible (and delicious) diet for this woman.

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