I have a strange story, and it started back in 02. I have MS, RA, I've had a massive heart attack at 48 yrs old. 3 mini strokes, 2 anurysym surgeries, Hyper Calcemia X2, I don't produce the enzyme that thins my blood (and that's not all of it) and NOW, I've been told I have type 2 diabeties. I mean....Enough already...right?? My problem is...I'm NOT over weight, I have been on a heart smart diet for 7 years faithfully, I have NEVER been a sweet eater....but, due to my current disability, I have NO way to exercise, Mainly because I can't handle the pain when I even move my legs. Soooo, to help combat the latest in my line of ailments....how can i get the exercise that I KNOW i need to get?View Thread
I have been type one since 1999 I'm now 22. The past five years I've developed a autoimmune thing that is unnamed where my immune system attacks my organs and I've developed auto immune pancreatitis. Both are slow killers.I've almost died hundreds of times and the worse attacks were on my heart for two years when it first started then on my liver last year. These health problems make my diabetes uncontrollable. I've been told that I'm not to be on a diabetic diet because swelling and pancreatic attacks make me unable to eat for a week or longer also hospitalizing me and causing my weight to be a dangerous problem. And most times my BG is high if I correct I'm getting a glucogon shot. Almost everyday I'm to weak or sick or n pain to function. I'm afraid that the doctors are right. And there truly is nothing else they can do. I've been told if I don't find a way to get a pancreatic transplant (which I'm not elligable for) that I'll eventually get pancreatic cancer. My pancreatitis is how I got type one. And if the other auto immune problem isn't cured eventually it will kill me. I don't know what to do I just need information if any is out there so I can get help or fixed.if u find anything contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org please. Thank you for reading this.View Thread
I have these hard bumps on my toe. They don't stick out, they are under the skin. I have had them probably almost a year, and it started out as 1 or 2. They don't itch, and they really only start to feel sore or hurt after standing for a long time, or when wearing heels or walking barefoot on tile or hardwood floors. I'm 26, female, and stand on my feet a lot from work.View Thread
Three years ago I was diagnosed as T2. Metformin and weight loss reduced my A1C to around 6 and my BG stayed...
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Three years ago I was diagnosed as T2. Metformin and weight loss reduced my A1C to around 6 and my BG stayed between 90 and 120 most of the time. Everything was fine until I had rotator cuff surgery and problems with frozen shoulder with much pain and 6 steroid injections. My BG went crazy sometimes over 500 and nothing I could other than not eating at all had any effect. My GP sent me to an Endo and without any further testing, he told me that recent blood tests showed acid in my blood and that my T2 diagnosis was incorrect and that I am T1. He immediatly put me on insulin that day and told me to stop Metformin. That first day, I had already taken 1500 MG of Metformin and he gave me 15 units of Levemir. I was also told to use Humalog fast acting insulin before meals on a sliding scale. After my first shot of 4 units of Humalog, I almost went into a coma with a BG of 40. Since I no longer take the Metformin, the insulin has nowhere near the same effect. My BG bounces from over 300 to 120 and he has increased the long acting to 20 units and the fast acting from 2 to 8 units based on pre meal testing and around a 60g carb per meal intake. He tells me that I am making "some" insulin but after 3 weeks he still hasn't called to let me know if they found antibodies. Am I nuts think he could be wrong (T1) due to my reaction while taking Metformin? If my reaction to insulin injections the first day while still on Metformin was so dramatic does that not at least show the Metformin was treating an insulin resistance?View Thread
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