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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
chinalover | Posted
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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...
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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...
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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...
chocolatesistah | Last answer
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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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What do u do the quickly bring down high sugar without insulin any home remedy any advice would be great I am on metformin eating right or barely eating and my sugar is still high
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If I get up and check my blood sugar levels and I'm 105. After I have breakfast should I take my Metformin even though my sugar level is good?
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I have myocarditis and I have been a type 1diabetic for about 10 years. I smoke marijuana daily for about three years and I was was wondering if there could be a way that the weed could have triggered a recent events of ketoacidosis.
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My partner is 41 and a builder so is very activy and his sugar wil spike or drop dramatically. He has only recently been diagnosed with diabetic but since using insulin has started to loose weight dramatically. What is the best food to ...
AnnieRetief | Posted
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Hi! I'm in a 20ui HUMALOG after meals regiment, however, in between meals and during the night my blood sugar levels drop below 70. Should I stop taking the HUMALOG?
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