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  • 14 hours ago

    My blood sugar spiked...how do I get it down quickly?

    I'm new to this and just want to understand the best things to do when my blood sugar spikes. I've read a lot but want to hear from others who have actually been managing this for some time. My spikes are below 300 (which is the number I've heard you should call your doctor at) but are still concerning to me. They are in the 200-240 range in case that's important. Any help would be appreciated! I want to learn how to control this with as little medication as possible, but I know that....
  • 4 days ago

    How do you manage your diabetes at work?

    It isn’t always easy to get through the workday when you have type 1 diabetes. From bringing your boss on board to being prepared for emergencies to knowing your triggers, here are some tips to make your 9 to 5 easier: http://wb.md/2yuAcTw What tips have you learned for managing your diabetes at the office?
  • 5 days ago

    Topical chicken soup to treat type 1 diabetes? The immunological basis explained ...

    Technical version: Topical chicken protein to treat type 1 diabetes? The immunological basis explained ... https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320371667_Topical_chicken_protein_to_treat_type_1_diabetes_The_immunological_basis_explained Simplified version: Strange idea? May not be for people familiar with food allergy treatment. Peanut protein patch applied to HEALTHY skin is a treatment for peanut allergy. One of the ways peanut protein applied to skin works, is the generation of regulatory....
  • 5 days ago

    what should i do suger level is 214 and prego

    my girlfriend is pregos and diabetic she just ate about an hr ago and she just check her level and it is 214 im pritty sure that is high what should she do to bring it down ..she is have alil piuan in her stomech and she doesnt seem to be in any pian or feeling sick in any way but i do know that her level shouldnt be that high what should she do to bring it down
  • 6 days ago

    Help Reversing Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Hello, I was hoping someone out there could be of assistance. I have been working hard on helping my father improve his numbers as a diabetic. I have most every number, BP, Cholestorol, body weight, etc down to normal. His Resting blood sugar is still a bit elevated in the 120s his post meal BS doesn't typically make it into the 150s. The only symptom still persisting is the DPN. I was wondering if the WebMD community knew of any study than looked at vascular epithelial tissue restoration/deterioration....
  • 8 days ago

    i need to know my goal when i test my blood

    What is the optimum numbers for a blood test in the morning and in the evening. i weigh around 275 lbs, am female. and i'm 60 years old
  • 10 days ago

    juvenile diabetes

    a little girl we keep on week ends age 4 .. may have diabetes last doctor visit her doctor said her blood work looked funky. next visit will recheck.. i am a diabetic type 2 . but i know very little about Children .can you clue me in .i hope and i pray that it show negative . any info will be appreciated
  • 11 days ago

    Fasting Blood Sugar

    Just had my blood work done.My blood sugar fasting was 168 and my A1c was 6.5.My doctor said that was fine.For several years my fasting blood sugar has been 130 and above and my A1c is slowly getting higher.I test my fasting blood sugar several times a week it is 140 and above. One hour after breakfast it is usually 210 or higher.Should I be concerned about these numbers?
  • 12 days ago

    Blood sugar levels

    I have had type II diabetes for over 10yrs. I take 1000mg of Metformin with breakfast and 1000 mg with dinner. After I had a 9.4A1C read I got back in gear with my diet and exercise. It took longer to get by bs levels back down but they did come down after about a week. Im keeping track of what I eat and record my bs three times a day. I saw my nutritionist a couple weeks ago and she liked what she saw as far as what I was eating. I've added riding my exercise bike 30-35 minutes at night after....
  • 12 days ago

    Addition to my last post

    I just wanted to add to my last post that I don't have any other symptoms that diabetics talk about..tingling, fatigue, etc. My blood pressure is very good and my cholestorol level is excellent. Even when my bs levels were over 200 (when I wasn't watching my diet) I never had any other symptoms.