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Reply: Diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes /Meds are so expens...
I appreciate your post. I am also 66 and only found out that I have type 2 Diabetes about 4 weeks ago. I have...More
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Reply: Glucose goes up while sleeping?
From my experience, if you're experiencing "dawn phenom", that's a clear indication you're "insulin spiking",...More
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Reply: Taking Meds and Blood Sugar at 400
Bigred, just imagine what the one cup would be carb-wise. I would be in a diabetic coma. LOL. One of the first...More
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Reply: Metformin Rx
Your number of 107 is slightly higher than a non-diabetic's number. 85 is an average for a non-diabetic on any...More
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Reply: expire insulin
Sue, you are welcome. I need to make things clearer for you. There is an expiration date on the box the vial...More
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Reply: Type 1 Diabetes
DISCLAIMER: I am not a Doctor; I am a "Long Term" Type 1 Diabetic. Upon being diagnosed Type 1 at the age of...More
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Reply: Does steroids affect glucose levels?
Steroids in any form usually raise blood glucose levels. You need to discuss this with your doctor asap.
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Reply: Pain In Your Heel Plantar Faciitis is a very common injury. It's chronic and...More
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Reply: Runing out insulin
The first option would be to call your doctor and explain the situation. He/she may have samples that can be...More
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Reply: Runing out insulin
Mounting evidence is indicates that it's high insulin , not high blood sugar, that advances diabetes...More
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Reply: Compression Socks w/Blood clots w/Diabetes
Compression stockings were designed to help with swelling, varicose veins (to reduce the pain of said veins,)...More
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Reply: 300 pounds and walked a 5k, checked blood sugar 41...
Unrealistic, I would be alarmed. I have had readings like that and even higher. My A1c was 13.2 and I was put...More
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Reply: alpha lipoic acid safety concerns
Hi, Dehydration isn't listed as a side effect on this page for alpha lipoic acid, but that doesn't mean...More
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Reply: Should I keep taking my meds
It is always a great idea to have a talk with your doctor regarding meds. Congratulations on your weight loss!...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: dr takes elderly patient off insulin
I'm curious about that too. Was any reason given by the doctor or the staff?
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Reply: Weight loss
I have had type 2 for 8 years and I'm currently 56. At first Metformin worked well and I didn't really watch...More
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Reply: Metformin seems to make my glucose levels higher
I recently experienced the same thing. I had run out of Metformin and since my flexible spending account...More
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Reply: Insulin injection location
It's not just a "fat" issue. It's an absorption and speed of absorption issue. And that can be affected by...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Weight loss
He eats bread? He eats noodles? He eats fried foods? He eats the "killa C's" (chips/cookies/cakes/crackers). ...More
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Reply: Should I keep taking my meds
How much of each medication do you take daily? You definitely need to discuss this with your doctor after...More
Posted by bigred53
Should I keep taking my meds
I have recently lost a lot of weight by making a significant change in my diet. I am currently prescribed...More
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Reply: I have Normal Glucose Fasting results but I am st...
thanks brunosbud..I don't have any trait that you mentioned above. and I have changed my living style pretty...More
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Reply: Type 2 diabetes at young age
First, I'd recommend you take a pad and pencil with you to every appointment with your diabetes specialist or...More
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Reply: Flexpens jamming
Did you try replacing the needle tip, Amura? Sometimes there is a small flaw in the pen tips that can cause...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Before sharing some details on my "experiment", I'll reiterate the following: 1. We are discussing Type 2...More
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Reply: leg infection(s)
This sounds just like my Mom. She went undiagnosed and suffered for many years. Last year I was doing a...More
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every sinse i started using faxiga my A1C has went down a whole lot and I'm feeling much better as living...More
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Reply: I have Glucose Fasting normal results but I am sti...
Sugar = a substance that has zero nutritional value for the human body. 100% carbohydrates. Zero vitamins and...More
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Reply: Sweating and/or body odor connected with diabetes
I was recently diagnosed, and I have the same problem. My family think I am crazy but I am not, I have tried...More
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