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  • 3 hours ago

    Fasting 10 hours HbA1c of 5.6 and blood glucose of 102

    A short time ago I went in to get new glasses and they could not get the focus dialed in so the optometrist took a closer look at my eyes and said I have Diabetic retinopathy. I made an appointment with a very well qualified Ophthalmologist and he confirmed the Diabetic retinopathy. He ordered some blood work and after Fasting 10 hours my HbA1c was 5.6 and my blood glucose was 102. I have been having unusual pains in my feet for some time. I am always thirsty and I have to go about every 4 hours....
  • 5 hours ago


    any tips on proper way to fast especially being a diabetic?
  • 7 hours ago

    What medications can be mixed and which can't

    Hi all, I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 3 years ago. Yesterday I've been to the physician who diagnosed me with atherosclerosis and prescribed me new medication. It is one of diabetes' common complications. So now I have already a number of pills to take every day including Fibrates, Ezetimibe, Metformin, etc. I've already got used to take pills regularly however it's a stupor when I get cold or something. As it is very important to know what medications can be mixed and....
  • 9 hours ago


    My 34 year old son , type 1 for 22 years . He has been on Afrezza (insulin inhalation) which is a rapid-acting form of human insulin that is inhaled through the mouth, for 6 months and loving it . I have has type 1 diabetes for four years . Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults, LADA. I am 59 years old, and have been struggling with A1C, so today I started with my first dose of Afrezza.

  • 15 hours ago

    From Pre diabetic to sudden onset low glucose number

    I have been in the pre diabetic range for over 10 years with my A1c hovering between 5.8 and 6.2. Have never been on any medication related to pre diabetes. For the last week I have felt periods of light headedness and have noticed by BG readings have changed noticeably. To give you an example I eat the same breakfast every day for years and one hour later my meter has normally read about 120. Now my meter is reading 77 before bkfast 82 an hour after and 72 two hours after. My pre dinner and after....
  • 17 hours ago

    Excessive Sweating

    I lave been living in FL for 4 years. For the past 6 months to a year, I have experienced unusually high episodes of sweating. This morning, the new man in my life made a comment about it. I have been past menopause for a good 10 years. Can you help me?
  • 2 days ago

    Brittle nails, diagnosed prediabetic in the past...concerned

    Hi, I was diagnosed prediabetic in the past and I live a pretty sedentary lifestyle. I have other underlying health issues such as mental issues which requires antipsychotics, antidepressants and anticonvulsants. Every time I drink a soda, I feel quite nauseous as if I want to vomit and fatigued. I do not feel like I have the energy in me that people would get from caeffinated drinks and alongside, I have brittle nails now. They break or split pretty easily. I also suffer from blurred vision on some....
  • 2 days ago

    Need info on diabetes

    Is it possible to go into diabetic coma while asleep, vomit, and aspirate?
  • 5 days ago

    Diabetic Dawn Syndrome Help

    I have been a diabetic since 1991. As the disease has progressed from pills to injections, I have been unable to get a handle on diabetic "Dawn Syndrome". I have read and followed every article suggestion and book reviews on the subject but my sugar count was consistently over 200 when rising in the morning. At bedtime around 10:30PM, my sugar would be between 110 and 125. My last food intake was between 7:00 and 7:30 PM. Then I make a mixture of Gin (Beefeater) and yellow raisins. I took....
  • Help getting on track

    I am 29 years old and have been a diabetic since 2007 after the birth of my first child. I am in need of some guidance on getting my diabetes under control. I've committed to cutting back on eating habits and even starting to exercise. My problem is I work overnight at a Fast Food restaurant and I'm not on a steady eating plan, so I don't take my medication regularly or have a good sleep pattern. What is something I can do to fix this? Any suggestions?