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New discovery....Help
I was just diagonized with Type 2 diabetes, what can I eat that will not spike up my sugar level? I need help.
Posted by emperor23
Leg cramps with Metformin
Hi all. I have "pre diabedes" last a1c 5.9 and I've been able to get my morning number in the 100-110 and I...More
Posted by ddave
Did Well, Now ... No
I'm really disappointed in myself. In December 2013 I started a low carb diet. I lost 52 pounds in 52 weeks and...More
Posted by donpark
Spike in BS to 250. Unsure why
Hi all, fairly new to this. My mother (91) was recently diagnosed as type II. On Januvia. Most days bs is fine....More
Posted by java201
Spike in BS to 250. Unsure why
Hi all, fairly new to this. My mother (91) was recently diagnosed as type II. On Januvia. Most days bs is fine....More
Posted by java201
cinammon supplements to reduce glucose
My podiatrist told me today that people have successfully lowered their glucose through cinnamon...More
Posted by Larry071951
Insulin dependent and injections "backing out"
My husband has been a type 1 diabetic for over 40 years. He is having trouble because of hard "pockets" in...More
Posted by spacey911
Medication
I have been on the same dosage of Metformin and Glyburide since 2007. My A1c has been consistently between...More
accelerate out of the corners
Posted by dianer01
coffee
I seem to crave coffee, no sugar no milk. As I am new to this (diabetes 2 without medication) : is any amount...More
Posted by smac123
Losing wieght on an Insulin pump
I would love to know if anyone at all has useful advice on how to lose weight while on an insulin...More
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insulin and tooth decay
I started on insulin a year ago. prior to that I had no tooth problems. but in the last year I have had all...More
Posted by woodworker3
Blood glucose levels, A1C and steroids
My doctor dx'd me as pre-diabetic. The only testing she has done has been for A1C, never blood glucose. My A1C...More
Posted by randigb
Prednisone & Blood sugar
I have Myasthenia Gravis (M/G) and 3 months ago spent 7 days in ICU with a M/G crisis. During that stay,...More
Posted by donkeyman33
Big change
Just wanted to say I am now a non smoker. I am 6 months out without a cigarette. I do use an electronic, but...More
Posted by liladieni
risks of high blood glucose events without elevate...
Perhaps I'm confused, but I occasionally eat unwisely and have subsequent quite elevated glucose level reading....More
Posted by ozwa9
Cold Sweat Watches Yea? or Nay?
My husband (35) is a type1 since he was seven. We've been married ten years. Nighttime low blood sugar is...More
Posted by mommacede
Help with Metformin and symptoms
My husband has been diagnosed with Type 2. He was on Metformin 500mg, twice a day. Our new doctor has changed...More
Posted by msforza
It's been 2 months already -
In Dec. 17th I had a surgery to relocate my ostomy and things didn't go as planned. Sorry for the delay in...More
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Posted by debs_bears
I need an Answer
When a person has kidney failure and refuses to take dialysis, with congestive heart failure and is a Type 2...More
Posted by An_261292
Spikes while sleeping
I take metformin, byetta & onglza. My daytime sugar ranges from 93-106 normally. while I sleep thru the...More
Posted by megw0827
Diabetes Type II and Measles
My husband works at an elementary school. He has been exposed to so much stuff and has finally developed some...More
Posted by An_261234
Adult onset
Blood glucose went unchecked for more than a year. When checked it was 238. Medications adjusted. Does it...More
Posted by lralston1
"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
Catch-up From Flutetooter
I am maintaining my A1c and fasting average under extreme duress, since my husband slipped on the ice and...More
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Posted by flutetooter
Diabetic walking in the dark
I have type 2 and right now my A1C is hovering at 7.1, down from 7.8. This condition is awful. My doctor...More
Posted by An_261154
A1C Question
I was diagnosed three months ago with type 2 diabetes. my A1C was 6.6. Since then I have started a low carb...More
Posted by sbunit915
Question Concerning Novolog 70/30 Flexpen
Hello! Someone in my family began taking Novolog 70/30 flexpen back in December. They were no informed...More
Posted by 4everchristian
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
how do you handle novolog while out
I have been on novolog for about 4 months now. I'm having trouble trying to figure out how to carry my pen and...More
Posted by rtorbet
Drs aren't concerned about my A1C, but dietician s...
I am 66 years old. Last spring, when I had my Medicare wellness exam, my doctor said my A1C was 6.4 and that...More
Posted by An_261015

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