I've had diabetes for 2 years, and taking an ACE inhibitor the entire time, and never had any kidney issues until recently. A few months ago I was also diagnosed with lupus, and started treatment immediately. A couple of wee..."
Today I received the news I've been dreading for the past few months: my Rheumatologist confirmed that I have Lupus. Frankly I'm a little numb, meaning the news hasn't sunk in completely. Thankfully I didn't freak out i..."
Sorry to have neglected you for so long, Mutsu. These "Notes" are a bit confusing for me to use still. Plus I've been building a Heart Tracker, a Sleep Tracker, two BP Trackers (AM and PM) and .... hmmm .... I thought a 5th one.
Oh yeah! A Weight Tracker, the gastro wasn't any too happy about my weight when I was last in and said if I lost any more I was to call. Yeah, right. As long as I stay w/in 110-120 lbs I'm happy. And I'm the one that counts.
Hey, congratulations on the weight loss, Mutsu. Not an easy task.
I see you have lousy sleep, eh? Ever had an in-lab sleep evaluation study?
Sleep, weight, diabetes, heart arrhythmias, high blood pressure ... they are all known to be related to OSA - obstructive sleep apnea - which is usually treated w/a CPAP or bi-level PAP.
Are you on CPAP? I'm on a bi-level PAP, but then I have COPD as well, and just recently began encountering heart arrhythmias and recently Dx'd w/A Fib. I'm about 5 hours from you in mid-Michigan.
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