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Hi, I had a glucose tolerance test(75gram)yesterday. My results: -5.29(fasting blood glucose level) -5.01 (one hour test) -5.35 (two hour test) My glucose tolerance curve is very flat. What does it mean? I am waiting forward to hea...
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i am 62 years old . having blood pressure and taking medicines last 7 years .now adays it is normal. recently i cheked blood sugar fasting . report indicates 121 mg in blood sugar. the doctor has prescribed FORMiN 500 SR. I request you...
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I was just diagnosed pre-diabetic/insulin resistant a little over a month ago. I have several people that said I need to test so I know my norm. It was not mentioned by the doctor. I have no idea when I should test and what the ranges sh...
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Hello, I'm 20yrs female at borderline weight with BMI 18 (5.06ft/154cm, 95lbs/43kg) Recently feeling lightheaded around 1hr after meals, or after 4-5hrs from my previous meal, got concerned with my blood sugar level and went to doctor,...
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My blood sugar is reading 410 any advice to get it down
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I want to ask you about my mom's blood gloucse, her suger level is before breakfast 305 & after 340. She takes two tablets twice a day 1Amryl(2mg) 2nd Metformin(500mg). I want to ask is her suger level will control with medicines or sho...
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I am just starting to test as I am a pre-diabetic and am not sure how often to test and when! Any advice would be great?
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Okay went to hospital for chest pains thought I was having a heart attack at the end of the two days I was there all they could tell me that I had to kidney dysfunction I am 28 years old so I started testing my blood sugar few days ago f...
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I am an otherwise healthy 20yr old woman. However, I have been having some problems with my blood sugar levels. I frequently seem to be having episodes of low blood sugar, only to find that my blood sugar is only on the lower end of norm...
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I recently started taking Metformin perscribed by my kidney specialist. I don't think they are working. I have cut back a lot on my sugar intake. Trying to use altrenatives like organic stavia for my cups of tea n things. How long do the...
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My A1c value is 6.5. Does that make me diabetic?
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I have been diagnosed prediabetic in the last 6 months due to a slightly elevated A1C and both my parents are type 2. I'm 51 years old. I'm not currently taking meds, opting to lose weight, diet, and exercise instead. Now that I'm eati...
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Hi. My A1c is 6.1. I'm not over weight, I do plenty of exercise (triathlons) and I eat a very clean good diet. Is this common?
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Is it bad for me to do a diabetes meal plan during the week but splurge on the weekend?
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So yesterday I went to my dr and got lab results back and a lot of stuff he tested for I didn't even know he was checking. It's a good thing he did though because he caught A1c at 5.8 which put me in prediabetic range apparently. I'm not...
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Hi everyone, So I am just starting to be more aware of my health. I used to work between 60-80 hours a week and eating a lot of fast food, just to get work done. I was able to tell that my body wasn't feeling very well. Its been two mon...
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Hello, Could anyone tell me why my fasting blood sugar level is higher than post food sugar level, even though both are within normal limits? Is there any cause for worry here, since I have a history of palpitations and the cause for it...
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So a lot of you guys have read my posts in the last few months on here. Sadly the prediabetes community is not a very active one. No pun intended. With 1/3 of America being prediabetic, I would expect more folks would be wanting ans...
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