Roger Diez was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in September 2008. While first on Metformin, Roger lost 40 pounds through diet and exercise and is happy to say he is now off medication. He still tests blood sugar daily and maintains his A1c at below 6.0. Roger is a professional freelance writer who has used his writing experience to discuss living with diabetes. His articles have addressed topics such as diet, exercise, insulin delivery systems, the glycemic index, carbohydrate counting, weight control, and more.