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  • 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.
  • 8 days ago

    Motivation

    I have been a caregiver for my husband for the past seven years. During that time I let my own health go. Completely. Caregiving was intense and exhausting. My husband died in July of 2019. We were both to the point of not going on but death was his end and utter exhaustion and years of accumulated consequences both emotionally and physically were mine. I am working on learning to sleep again. For years I existed on no more than five hours a night and usually less. My next challenge is to learn to....
  • 24 days ago

    Type 2 diabetes

    I am on Novolog and Levemir. My levemir is administered at 0730am and 1900pm. My Novolog is during breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If my blood sugar exceeds the sliding scale (over 250) in the evening, should I eat a snack and administer Novolog in accordance with sliding scale?
  • 1 month ago

    High blood sugar

    I'm a type 1 diabetic have been for 48 years. Why have my blood sugars been above 240 for the last week. I do have bladder cancer for about 2 months I test my blood sugar 4 time's aday every time it's 240 or higher. I even take extra insulin . I can't figure why
  • Help!!!

    My husband stuck himself wit his insulin pen and blood went back into the pen... Will his insulin still be able to be used?
  • 2 months ago

    Type 2 Diabetes Is "insulin resistance"...

    but, Obesity is about "insulin resistance", too... and, High Cholesterol is about "insulin resistance", too... and, isn't Alzheimer's about "insulin resistance", too? and, arthritis? Let me guess..."insulin resistance"? (Yup!) and, hypothyroidism is about "insulin resistance", right? (ah-huh) and, many auto-immune diseases, too? Yeah, "insulin resistance". and, how about cancer?..."insulin resistance"? Yes. "Insulin....
  • Type 2 Diabeties

    I have a question. I been frequent going to the bathroom (urine alot) and notice my color is clear. Is this a serious condition to be checked? Also they think that can be a affection on the kidney.
  • 2 months ago

    type2 diabetes

    what the heck?, 6.7 metformin, crestor, blah blah yikes now what?
  • 2 months ago

    Body odor.

    Just a question. I don't have diabetes that I'm aware of. Last blood work was ok. But in last couple weeks I have noticed a odor coming from my hands and arms. It actually smells like diesel fuel. I am a truck driver and do haul diesel and gas but it's not from any spills. I take a HOT shower and scrub with soap and 5 minutes after shower I can smell it from my arms and hands and even my sweat. Any ideas from anyone??? Do have a Dr appt coming up but wanted to see if any Dr or anybody....
  • 2 months ago

    I have Diabtes now

    I'm Bill well where should start when I was pre-may 2005 when joined WebMD back then. lot changes since left WebMD board I have Diabetes now with a problem. some of you may know me still alive. I should have listened to most of you. I was very wrong. but I did 2 my self. I'm only one can blame. at the time think to get but want to say hello to everyone, but now I eat a little bit better-lost lot weight over years 132. 5"1 go Y walk lot because in 2012 I was bad Car Accident my best past....