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  • 2 days ago

    Hello. Info

    I don't personally have diabetes, but my boyfriend who I have been dating for 8 months now, has it. He didn't understand how to manage it for years (not even his own mother helped from what I can see) and now that he has me he wants to get it under control. It's hard to understand some of it, but I have been reading about it for a while now, and I just wanna understand and talk to people who do have it. I know what diabetes is and how its works because my grandpa had it. My boyfriend....
  • 4 days ago

    Alpha lipoic acid

    Is it safe as a type2 diabetic to take alpha lipoic acid for neuropathy in my feet 600mg.
  • 5 days ago

    Eating habits for 12 hr work day

    I'm having trouble controlling my eating habits with my job on type 2 diabetes I work 12 hrs a day..I have high triglycerides in 900s..I'm taking 2 pills for diabetes Janumet and a new one my numbers avg around 160 just hard to eat healthy and any ideas I could have for fast meals?
  • 6 days ago

    all of a sudden not being able to run?

    in the last 2 weeks i noticed that i was unable to run without pain or cramping in the back of my legs? I've lost about 20 lbs in the last 6 months. I way 215 now and I am 5'10". I felt like it was my sciatic nerve that was the problem but, it came all of a sudden and i am actually lighter than i have been in a long time! I've been a diabetic since 1983 and was born in 1964. I started reading that being a diabetic for so long could cause nerve issues or damage? In my case from reading....
  • 7 days ago

    Wearing cgm AND pump!!!

    Please, any advice is appreciated!!! Im wearing a pump & a cgm currently with a waist pouch. But i want options! Maybe something different. Even if i create something new..,, Any ideas???
  • 7 days ago

    a1c chart for seniors

    Thank you for your reply. Could you please send a link to the a1c chart. Thank you Shah Malik
  • 7 days ago

    A1C levels in seniors

    DOB: 06-18-I940 I have been taking 1500 mg of Metformin daily & my recent a1c levels are 5.5! Today my physician told me it is too low and wants it to be around 7! I also like Metformin for its anticancer & longevity claims. We decided to lower the dosage to 500 mg daily. 1. What is ideal level of a1c for my age group? 2. Claim by an Israeli scientist that metformin not only reduces some types of cancer but also it prolongs life! Your opinion, please.
  • 11 days ago


    Blood sugar has been over 350 for the past week. I have been on antibiotics for 2 week. Could that be why so high.
  • 13 days ago

    Diabetes and gangrene

    My 85 year old aunt that lives in Mexico City has gangrene in her toes and she is diabetic. She is currently anemic and their form of Medicare say they cannot treat her. Another doctor has been consulted and the family is being told they need to cut her toes and he can do it for a price. What are the chances of the gangrene not continuing to spread and healing properly. Why would being anemic be a reason for their Medicare not to do anything for her. I am sure there are good doctors in Mexico City....
  • 13 days ago


    Has anyone experienced any dizziness with their type 2 diabetes?