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Reply: Diabetes and Dementia May Be Linked
Helperdude since your father has type 2 you have a greater chance of developing diabetes yourself. You might...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: coffee
Now I am confused about coffee - I drink it everyday 3 - 12oz cups and my sugars are fine. I am type 2 no...More
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Posted by debs_bears
Reply: Medication
Physicians often suggest that we build "immunity" drugs similar to the way we require more & more pain...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Metformin seems to make my glucose levels higher
cher76, It is never a good idea to stop taking any prescription medication without discussing it with your...More
Posted by An_255018
Reply: insulin and tooth decay
I think I sort of answered my own question. my doctor put me back on metformin 1000 mg x2. I had also been...More
Posted by woodworker3
Reply: It's been 2 months already -
Thanks Flute, Auriga and MrsCora for the well wishes - I still have the wound vac. but the incisions are...More
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Posted by debs_bears
Reply: Losing wieght on an Insulin pump
As a type 1 pumper I found that what worked for me was gradual changes. I know you have a time schedule, but...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: food help
There are very few "diabetes cookbooks" that are worth the printed page. That's because most of these...More
Posted by nutrijoy
Reply: Cold Sweat Watches Yea? or Nay?
This free chapter (" The Laws of Small Number s") from Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution book may be...More
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Reply: risks of high blood glucose events without elevate...
If I was in a rubber raft floating down the Amazon and it was leaking air, aside from the fact I was sinking,...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Blood glucose levels, A1C and steroids
Here's my take. I'm not a doc,, so take it with a grain of salt. Your A1C is higher because your blood sugars...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Big change
I not a big party person but I truly regret not having one when I quit smoking and booze. These were...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Help with Metformin and symptoms
Ms, hopefully, he will be able to get into the doctor sooner rather than later. One suggestion: when your...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: Prednisone & Blood sugar
Donkeyman, as long as there are steroids in your system, your blood sugars will be a little bit higher than...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: ?? for people on Metformin 500MG ER
You need to speak to the doctor about this asap. Your blood glucose readings are in the very dangerous range...More
Posted by An_255018
Reply: BP Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks
I check by blood pressure and fasting blood glucose readings before eating or drinking anything each morning....More
Posted by An_255018
Reply: Catch-up From Flutetooter
Flute, I am sorry to hear about your husband. I have been gone since Dec. 17th due to surgery. I will be...More
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Posted by debs_bears
Reply: Novolog vs. Humalog
I had to switch also because of insurance. I used the same dosage as before the switch and am experiencing a...More
Posted by danrumsey
Reply: A1C Question
60 ways to lower your blood sugar by Dennis Pollock is an awesome, easy to understand and funny book. I...More
Posted by sbunit915
Reply: I need an Answer
Well this family member of mine controlled his diabetes for over 30 years with diet and exercise I do commend...More
Posted by An_261292
Reply: Spikes while sleeping
This could be a condition knows as Dawn Phenomenon aka Dawn Effect. Here is an explanation: ...More
Posted by An_255018
Reply: Adult onset
I'm willing to bet your cousin doesn't complain despite feeling bad because she knows what she's done and...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Diabetes Type II and Measles
I guess I should play the Devil's Advocate here. Did you know that vaccine manufacturers are protected from...More
Posted by nutrijoy
"Normal" Blood Sugars
Session 16 of Dr. Bernstein's University covers the topic of normal/ideal blood sugars in the general...More
Posted by nutrijoy
Reply: Finding a good meter
Really? And what is/was your point? MichelleMore
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Diabetic walking in the dark
There one thing everybody can control, right now, that has the greatest impact on the control of high blood...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: Question Concerning Novolog 70/30 Flexpen
Hello. The bottom line is to read all instructions and NEVER use a bad pen. Take it back to the pharmacy...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Attended CES earlier this month but ...
there really wasn't anything new and exciting on the diabetes front. Just lots of health tracking software,...More
Posted by nutrijoy
Reply: how do you handle novolog while out
I normally carry my insulin (bare minimum) in a small fanny pack. Others use purses, and general purpose...More
Posted by nutrijoy
Reply: Drs aren't concerned about my A1C, but dietician s...
Jan you're doing great! Nobody should belittle you, especially someone in the medical profession. I would make...More
Posted by bigred53

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My Dr. said I have diabetes my a1c level is 6.5 and wants me to take Metformin 500mg. I took my bs test and it was 103 after I ate. I have ... More
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