From Diane Kress: How to know if you have Metabolism B. The answer is in your fasting lab work!

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You can keep track of your labs to see how they are responding to the MM/DM program.  Ask your MD to order the following Met B related labs. Make sure your blood is drawn in the fasting state.  These labs are sensitive to food intake.  You need at least 8 hours without food (water only) before having these labs drawn or they will be inconclusive for measuring your progress.  When your  (fasting)  is back, always get a copy for yourself.  Compare your MM/DM related labs against the labs in all of the books to see where you stand.  You should be keeping track of the following labs:
Glucose
LDL cholesterol
HDL cholesterol
Triglycerides
Hemoglobin A1C (diabetes)
TSH
Vitamin D
 
Glucose:   Normal reference range on labs (65-99)
                  Diagnose Met B: greater than 89
                  Pre diabetes: 100-125
                  type 2 diabetes: 126 or higher
LDL cholesterol:  Normal reference range on labs: less than 130
                               Diagnose Met B: greater than 99
HDL cholesterol:  Normal reference range on labs: Over 45
                                Diagnose Met B: under 45
Triglycerides:  Normal reference range on labs: Under 150
                           Diagnose Met B:  Under 50 or over 99
Hemoglobin A1C:  Normal reference range:  Under 5.7
                                      Diagnose Met B: Under 5.2 or over 5.6)
                                       Pre diabetes : 5.7-6.4
                                       type 2 diabetes: 6.5 and over
TSH:    Normal reference range:  .45-4.5 (American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) uses .30-3.0 as normal                                                            reference range.
 
Vitamin D:    Normal reference range: Over 32
                        Diagnose Met B: Under 40
 
Blood Pressure:  Normal reference range (below 120, below 80)
                                  Diagnose Met B (over 130, over 80)
Make a tracking sheet (paper or on your PC) and keep track of your lab work whenever it is drawn.  This is a great way to keep track of your Metabolism B on The Metabolism Miracle or The Diabetes Miracle programs.

 

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About Diane Kress

Author of The New York Times Bestseller; The Metabolism Miracle, The Metabolism Miracle Cookbook, and The Diabetes Miracle. and The Metabolism Miracle, Revised Edition. Owner, developer, and administrator of The Metabolism Miracle's support site: www.Miracle-Ville.com. Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, www.themetabolismmiracle.com www.thediabetesmiracle.com www.miracle-ville.com Email: dietquestions@ymail.com
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