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  • 3 days ago

    Blood sugar diet

    I found out I had T2 diabetes in 2012. I've just started the (Michael Mosley) 8-week blood sugar diet - I discovered it after reading "Fixing Dad". For those who don't know about it, it's a low-carb, low calorie program that is based on the Mediterranean diet. After 8 weeks, you adapt it, sticking to the Mediterranean principles the whole week but only going low calorie for 2 days out of 7 per week. I'm on day 4 and finding it surprisingly easy. I haven't been hungry....
  • 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....
  • 17 days ago

    No Love

    I have T2 Diabetes and I can't get my meds. I'm an dependent contractor, so I don't have health insurance through a company. This year I didn't get a lot of work during the AHC enrollment window, and I couldn't get coverage. I finally started getting enough steady work to get personal health insurance and come to find out that the health insurance companies are doing this loop hole thing that will allow them to deign insurance for pre-existing conditions with there personal plans....
  • 30 days ago

    Since 2015 I was told I had t2d

    I weighed 230lbs and my levels was 245. I worked out non stop at 57 and became a vegetarian I was 175 in a few months. I was in great shape and jacked, but when I got cancer all that was gone. My t2d is good now. I take meds and am back to working out.
  • 1 month ago

    Glucagon-like peptide-1 analogues for type 2 diabetes

    A 58 year old woman attends a diabetes clinic with type 2 diabetes of seven years’ duration and no history of macrovascular disease. She is obese (body mass index 37), but says she eats a healthy diet and describes this. Her blood pressure is 134/78 mm Hg, and she has microalbuminuria, but normal renal function and a lipid profile within target levels ranges. She is taking simvastatin 40 mg daily and perindopril 4 mg daily. Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is 8.3% despite treatment with metformin 850....
  • 2 months ago

    Diabetic insulin

    Can I take insulin after my meal??
  • 3 months ago

    Foot Ulcer

    I have had a foot ulcer for about 3 months now. The foot doctor keeps cutting it away but it doesn't seem to be healing. Any suggestions?
  • 3 months ago

    Meal Replacements for Type II

    Is it a good idea to use meal replacement shakes for breakfast and lunch if you are type II?
  • 4 months ago

    read about the Keto Fast diet

    With type 2 diabetes, on metformin, and high blood pressure meds, is it ok to take the Keto Fast?
  • 4 months ago

    Ceylon Cinnamon

    I am a Type 2 Diabetic and I am also insulin dependent. I have been researching about starting to take Ceylon Cinnamon and I was wondering if anyone knows if it is safe to do this since I also take insulin? Thanks for any help, I appreciate it. JoJo