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Good morning!

So my surgery date is 3/28/19 and I started my 2 week liquid diet yesterday. I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes last year in June before I started pursuing bariatric surgery and this diagnosis actually pushed me to go through with it so I decided to not go on insulin since this surgery has such a high rate of success in putting diabetes into remission. I'm getting nervous though since my fasting glucose result just came back and it was really high, 170 to be exact, and I'm worried my surgery might be delayed because of this?

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Call your doc's office now and see if they need you do anything.

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I'm on Day 3 of the pre-op diet. My blood sugar this morning was 150 and that's with me still taking my diabetic meds. My doctor said about a week in I may have to stop taking them so my sugar doesn't get too low. He also said it would fluctuate up and down, so I don't think 170 is too much to worry about at this point. It never hurts to call you doctor and check though.

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