Struggling to keep my sugar levels under control

I have had type 2 diabetes for about 20 years. No one in my family has the disease. I am afraid I have it thanks to my multiple exposures to Agent Orange in Vietnam, or so the VA says.

Still struggling to keep blood sugars under control

I am on SR Metformin 750 and Glipizide 10. I also have HBP. I stick to a very strict diet avoiding anything that increases blood sugar levels, however, I still can't see the levels under control. At times my fasting numbers are 140-160 and 3 hours after a meal 225-250. My A1c last time was 7.0.

I know these are not awful numbers, but it seems that it's starting to affect my organs. I just went through gallbladder surgery. My surgeon thinks that it was caused by my diabetes.

I am feeling so disappointed, and hopeless. It seems that nothing I do is helping.

Sorry to vent, but I am sure many of you feel the same way :)

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