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Reply: Worried sick
Just got back from a late family gathering and threw caution to the wind from a dietary standpoint. I was...More
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Reply: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
Thank you Dave! Ditto. MichelleMore
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Reply: Next chapter in my life
No advice now, just PRAISE for you and your proactive stance. You will do marvelously!
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Posted by flutetooter
Reply: I am a type2 diabetic with a cold
This is something you need to speak with your doctor about asap. Illness, stress and chronic pain can all...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Newly Diagnosed Diabetes?
I'm not sure if this is the correct form for my 1st post but I need a bit of advice, It's like this, fathers...More
Posted by paul_h
Reply: testing in pairs
three phrases that should rouse your suspicions. The check is in the mail. Yes, of course I'll respect you...More
Posted by max9821
Reply: Question for Bruno
Very sorry for your loss, Michelle. My mom is celebrating her 91st next week. We talk, everyday. She makes me...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Diabetic Bowel Neuropaphy
Contact your doctor asap. That is the best and only advice we can give you in this forum.
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Vitamins
Please elaborate. What are the vitamins you take doing for you?????
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Recently Diagnosed
I had the same problem when I first started taking Janumet. You may want to talk to your doctor and tell him...More
Posted by munkat10
Reply: use of cortizone with Type 2 Diabetes
It does not matter what doctor administers the steroid or in what form. Steroids can raise blood glucose...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Diabetic's urine strong odor.
Me too !! That is why I am searching for answers on this med forum. I am taking b vitamins and drink lots of...More
Posted by zorrro
Reply: Really Interesting Posts Lately
You're right Flute the posts this week have been interesting and thought provoking. Life is a highway and...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: exercise
I will give you the standard answer--any exercise you enjoy and will stick to. I like to walk and in bad...More
Posted by max9821
Reply: More Info on Eating Plans
Several years ago I was eating a couple of Boca Burgers, two small tomatoes and a sweet potato for dinner...More
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Reply: Blood Sugar level on the Border
I will add that the answer to your question is "yes, you should be concerned". That fasting blood glucose...More
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Reply: Should I be concerned?
It's great that you're paying attention to your physician's suggestions and monitoring your blood sugar. The...More
Posted by glucerna
Reply: I've been peeing a LOT, with dry mouth and thirst....
Glucose meters and strips are inexpensive at WalMart. Buy these items and test your fasting blood sugar in...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Thanks for the Enlightenment
That's what I do. I think you're going to be very surprised. If I test after my bathroom business I'll be at...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Signs for Type 2 Diabetes
So true. My doctor suspects I had undiagnosed diabetes for many, many years. He believes my pancreas secrets...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: Family History Of Diabetes
Completely understand Anon_320. These studies are just that: studies. Hopefully, in the future, the aim...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: In denial for too long
I concur but do not think it is due to lack of knowledge on the part of many health practitioners. More often...More
Posted by nutrijoy
Reply: Could I be diabetic?
Only your doctor can diagnose diabetes, so please make an appointment and talk to her about how you're feeling...More
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Reply: Different glucose meters
Great post Count! I agree that the FDA needs to raise the accuracy standards for meters. Another problem I...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Low blood sugar
"Nurse almost had a heart attack"? "Go to the ER"? See a "endocrinologist, ASAP "? "BP was 90/50"? ...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Finally on Metformin
Great post! One important thing I think all participants and visitors should take hope in: Our body makes...More
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Reply: true track vs true 2 go
thanks for the info
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Reply: How long does Metformin stay in your system?
Hello jdmelitus1. This post is 5 years old and the original poster has not been back. Look in the upper...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Fasting high blood sugar
It's called the Dawn Phenomenon. What happens is that your blood sugar gets too low in the night and your body...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes or niddm is related with destruction in funtion of use of insulin in our tissues.there may be...More
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