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I'm newly diagnosed diabetic and taking Metformin 500mg 2x a day. I have been taking it for about 10 days and have had the worse cramps and stomach pain! I'm not sure if it is my pre menstrual, which never feels like this, or the new med...
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For the last three weeks I have been experiencing, tingles, jitters, flutters, tremors, vibrations, inside of my body, I just want whatever it is to be gone, I don't rest at night because when I lay down it seems to get worse, what is ha...
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Hi! I had some bloodwork last week & got my results today . My A1c was 6.3 (which is down from my original 7.8) and my glucose level was 109 mg/dl. When I look at a1c charts , it seems 6.3 coincides with a glucose level of 134. How can ...
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I'm injecting insulin three times a day and finding it sore when im finish. I'm would like to know some sites that are easier injection sites?
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I have type 2 diabetes. My doctor prescribed Byetta and I tried it for several months and the nausea side effects of it was devastating and caused me to gain even more weight. So, when my doctor told me about victoza and its weight loss ...
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I have Type 2 Diabetes and was put on Victoza yesterday, my doctor wants me to take this for weight loss. I would just like to know if anyone has lost weight or has had any side effects while taking this medication. I was on Byetta but...
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Please advise good app for food carb content Thanks
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Today was typical. My fasting reading was 99 and 102 from fingertips. Just over one hour after eating two jelly toasts, Powerbar, banana and apple with orange juice and skim milk it had dropped to 93 and 95!!! I am not diabetic but si...
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As of today i am sure that i have diabetes. I am feeling these symptoms: -feeling of mild thirst at all times,even when i keep hydrated, having to go pee often (started few months or more ago) -Sometimes stinging feeling in my left arm...
Binananana | Last answer
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Hello I have had a problem with my calf muscles since November of 2015. They tighten up when I stand and sometimes tend to be sore when I walk. I do not walk right without shoes...mostly flat footed but has not really hampered my mobilit...
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I have been a diabetic now for 6 months, after going into a Diabetic Coma and DKA (my sugar was over 700 and I quit breathing) on July 31, 2015. Sugar was 70 in Dec 2014 and elevated in March. My question is this: I live alone, ha...
mthomas86969 | Last answer
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Has anyone had weight loss results from the Tanzeum and Invokana combo? My doctor recently put me on those along with Humulin R and Janumet.
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Can having a head cold and my monthly cycle affect my blood sugar. I'm new to this; could the area I stick my finger affect it as well. The lady from the diabetes center said to stick on the side. Slept most of the day. Had steamed br...
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Has anyone been diagnosed with Type 1.5 diabetes - Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults?
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Hi. My sugar levels on waking up ( 5.30am) normally are around 6.2 but after 2hrs still fasting it goes go around 7.2. After meals the level goes to around 11.At themoment I am not on any medication. Please is that abnormal. Normally it ...
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We are looking for feedback on a diabetes app and would love to hear your opinion. We'll be conducting 45-1hr phone calls and as a thank you for your time, we would love to give you a $25 Amazon card. All of your personal information and...
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My husband is 56 years old, has high blood pressure and has a long history of crack cocaine abuse ( over 25 years off and on) He is a newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic and has started smoking crack again! I know of the most obvious effects...
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We are looking for feedback on a diabetes app and would love to hear your opinion. We'll be conducting 45-1hr phone calls and as a thank you for your time, we would love to give you a $25 Amazon card. All of your personal information and...
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Hi My sister has type 2 , she is 31 years old Today i was watching Euro news. Apparently there is a hope from using reptile venoms for curing diabetes. Mine is insulin resistant. Any help in that kind of diabetes. I know sports is ...
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I have been on victozen since Dec 18th. I started at .06, 2nd week 1.2 and fourth week 1.8. I was dizzy and nauseous the first few weeks, low energy and loss of appetite. After 2 weeks I started feeling more normal and attempted to move...
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