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  • 8 days ago

    I have all the symptoms for diabetes but my blood sugar is only 106. Can I still have diabetes or be developing it?

    For the past month I have had really extreme thirst, like I could drink 5 glasses of water and 10-20 minutes later I will get incredibly thirsty again to the point of being light headed. I aslo constantly have a really dry mouth and skin and obviously use the restroom a lot due to the water. I told my friend this who had diabetes and he said those are the symptoms he had when he was diagnosed so he tested my blood sugar with his finger pricker and it read 106. So, could I still have diabetes with....
  • 10 days ago

    Want to get fit...please help.

    33 y/o M, Wt. 220 lbs., ht. 167 cm. Race Asian Indian. T2D since 2015. On metformin 500 BID. Have severe gynecomastia, wide hips. Low libido, ED. Married in 2016. Suspect low T, hormone imbalance, low iron, high inflammation. Wife and I want to have a child. what should I do?
  • 10 days ago

    Can you control blood sugar without medication

    Hi All Yesterday evening, my blood sugar shot up drastically. Resulted in me fainting and luckily I had my friend at home this time around. But normally I stay alone and if anything terrible like yesterday would happen. Pray to God that it doesn't. I am looking for suggestions some diet ideas to help keep blood sugar levels in check. Like something I should avoid (other than the general sugary stuff, which i do). Also something I can add to my diet which is helpful. I read this article today....
  • Haven't been told I have diabetes but I have right foot issues

    Hi there I'm 37 years old with hypertension, I am getting a diabetes test done, I had a seizure a long time ago fell down a flight of stairs and fractured my ankle now I have broken blood vessels and really bad spider veins, help?
  • 11 days ago

    Numbness in finger tips including my nail beds

    I have Type 2 Diabetes controlled by diet. I have been on KETO for about 5 months, lost 30 lbs. One dr diagnosed it as Neuropothy and has prescribed Neurotin, 300 mg 3 times a day to see if that would help. Luckily, I am in no pain but, it's the numbness that is driving me nuts. I keep dropping things and difficult to button shirts and jeans.
  • 12 days ago

    Update: I have now lost 30 lbs.

    I am a 73 yr old female with type 2 diabetes. I have lost now a total of 30 lbs and all of my numbers, cholestral, blood glucose, blood pressure normal! Would like to lose 15 more. Wish me luck!
  • 15 days ago

    Low blood suger

    I have a type 1 diabetic 3 years old daughter, under non-insulin therapy controlling the food intake for 6 weeks, we got several results below 50 in a normal health conditions, how is that possible? And what could be the reason in case of no insulin and no other illness? Thanks in advance
  • 15 days ago

    What Is the Somogyi Effect?

    Start getting into the subject of blood sugar, and you may feel like you're speaking another language. Here are some of the most common words and phrases you might hear when you're talking to your doctor about metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, or diabetes: What was most confusing to you when you were first diagnosed?
  • 16 days ago

    I am loosing weight?

    I became a type 2 diabetic a number of years back. I have never been over weight. The more I try to keep my glucose under control the more weight I loose. If I loose much more weight my health may suffer.
  • 17 days ago

    Blog: Building a Better Breakfast

    "We’ve all heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but the reality is that our busy schedules make it difficult to give breakfast much thought. The majority of us are just struggling to get out the door in the mornings, let alone prepare a fully-balanced meal." Find out which key components our blogger Anna Panzarella, RDN, recommends for a well-balanced, diabetes-friendly breakfast: What's your go-to healthy breakfast?