I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 3 years ago. I was never obese I weighed the most 140 pounds and I am 5'4. I did not even know I had diabetes and how long I had it. I lost weight drastically and was diagnosed after I went for pre-medical clearance for surgery when I broke my wrist. I was immediately put on amaryl 2mg and glucophage 500mg. I was taken off the amaryl about 5 months ago b/c my glucose was dropping too low sometimes. My doctor advised that I continue taking the glucophage and increased my dosage to 1500mg. I have been losing so much weight and afraid that I am going to disappear. I am now 118 pounds. At one point maybe about a year ago my weight had stablized to 130 then all of a sudden I am losing weight again and I really think is the glucophage. On my next visit to my doctor I am going to tell him to take me off of the glucophage and give me something else SMH!! I need to gain weight. Does anyone have any advice or recommendations???View Thread
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