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  • 3 days ago

    The way you cook can lead to a higher diabetes risk

    Frying, grilling and baking your food can up your risk while steaming, poaching and boiling can reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. Click here to read more: http://wb.md/2cyyFUh How do you prepare your foods?
  • 4 days ago

    Bydureon

    How long does it take to get Bydureon out of your system? I was on Bydureon for about a month and stopped taking it because of severe stomach problems. I stopped taking it about a month ago, but I am still having severe stomach problems. How log does it take for Bydureon to be depleted from the body?
  • 13 days ago

    Type 2 Diabetes

    I just been told I'm in the type 2 diabetes range. Taking 500 mg of metformin twice a day. I stick my finger 2 times a day. My High range is 136 my low range was 97. Is that good?
  • 19 days ago

    Low Sugar & dreams

    I have notice that when I wake up with low sugar level I am having very usual dreams. Anyone else notice this.
  • 1 month ago

    Missed Insulin

    Hello, I have a quick question. I am a Type 1 diabetic who takes Humalog and Lantus. Last night, I can honestly say I do not remember if I took my lantus (night time insulin) prior to me falling asleep. This AM, my sugar levels were elevated which led me to believe I did not. I did take 5 units (half of my usual dosage) at 7:30AM. My question is when I get to my usual time to take lantus which is between 8 and 9 at night, should I only take 5 units and then wait a full 24 hours to take my normal....
  • 1 month ago

    Bydureon causing nausea, acid reflux, and stomach pain

    Is there a way to counteract the nausea, acid reflux, and stomach pain caused Bydureon? I am being changed from Bydureon to Trulicity, but I read that Trulicity also causes nausea, acid reflux, and stomach pain. Is there something that I can do to counteract these symptoms? I read at the Trulicity website that these symptoms generally subside after the first 2 weeks, is this true? I have taken Bydureon for 9 weeks and the nausea, acid reflux, and stomach pain symptoms have not subsided. Can I look....
  • 1 month ago

    A1c/Fasting Glucose:

    Weird blood results last three draws, all about 6 months apart (listed in order). About a 12hr fast. Fasting Glucose 108, A1c 5.3 Fasting Glucose 108, A1c 5.4 Fasting Glucose 109, A1c 5.4 Accordingly, the glucose puts me smack in the prediabetic range, but the A1c is confusing. Me, tall/thin (BMI 22.5), age 48, exercise 4-5X week Eat extremely well due to cholesterol…if cardboard were a fruit group, I’d be all over it… Thoughts?
  • 2 months ago

    Exercise for older diabetics

    I'm curious as to what daily exercises some of our older diabetics (60 and older) find effective in helping manage their A1C without breaking their back. I already walk 2 miles a day and keep a relatively healthy diet, but my most recent A1C was 7.7. Any help is appreciated.
  • 2 months ago

    Neuropathy in feet

    I know neuropathy can cause pain and numbness in hands and feet. Can it also cause numbness and a swelling/heaviness feeling in the feet and the legs below the knees?
  • 2 months ago

    question about adverse reaction to steroids given to combat allergic reaction to insect bites

    I am allergic to just about everything. got tested and doctor told me that I just about need to be in a bubble. Life threatening allergic to insect bites, latex products. I went fishing with my husband on Monday and got bitten but didn't know it. I broke out in a rash and knots came up on my hands and side of one leg. itching got so bad, that benaydril didn't help. I am I guess borderline or diabetic. my glucose varies from 100 to 137 take no medicines for this. I finally went to the emergency....