Woman addicted to Coca-Cola goes low carb and comes off type 2 diabetes medication

A girl with type 2 diabetes who drank 30 cans of Coca-Cola a day has turned her well being round after going low carb.

Mother-of-four Donna Gunner, 51, from Woolavington, Somerset, stated her habit to the fizzy beverage led to her consuming round 70 litres every week, leading to her gaining weight and being identified with type 2 diabetes.

But having adopted a low carb life-style, Donna has now been ready to come off her type 2 diabetes medication and her cravings have subsided.

She stated: “I used to be completely addicted. When I attempted to come off it I actually went chilly turkey. I bought the shakes, complications and cravings, like a druggy, however I knew I wanted to change.

“I had no concept I had an issue, however I would get up a few instances within the night time and crack a can open, craving the sugar and caffeine.”

Her earlier makes an attempt to reduce weight had not been profitable, however her behavior was quickly remodeled after being advisable our Low Carb Program by her GP, Dr Peter Foley, from Somerset’s Polden Medical Practice.

Since becoming a member of the Low Carb Program, Donna’s weight has fallen from 93.3kg (14.7 stone) to 65.4kg (10.three stone). She additionally now runs three miles every single day, has stabilised her blood sugar ranges and now not requires her type 2 diabetes medication.

Donna believes her fizzy drink behavior has price her £50,000, one thing she deeply regrets.

“Looking again, I really feel disgusted at how a lot cash I wasted and what I did to my physique. I would have a can as quickly as I opened my eyes, one other two earlier than I even left for work, one other one on the drive in and then one other with breakfast at my desk.”

Now, although, her well being is again on monitor. “Even now, I nonetheless get a longing for Coke,” she added. “But I’ve a bottle of glowing water as an alternative. There’s no means I am going to crack.”