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Causes of pain in upper right arm of 66yr old diabetic female? feels like burning nerves in fleshy outer area above elbow. almost like a sunburn or steam burn. Have eye condition preventing me from seeing if pink or reddened. Cannot feel a rash. Even clothing irritates it and increases pain. Has...
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I am on Lyrica 100 mg bid for Diabetic Neuropathy. I noticed I have been having a lot of daytime sleepiness and feel like I am in a dream state at times. I have other co-morbids such as Fibromyalgia, Sleep Apnea, T2 DM, HTN, Vitamin D deficiency. I am on other meds as well as I use my CPAP...
1 0 1 day ago
What other medication can I try for my nerve pain? I am taking gabapentin 300mg 2 cap in am, 2 at noon and 3 at dinner time. I still feel pain at times. I have asked my provider all he wants to do is increase my dosages. I have been diabetic since 1998. I was taking the pill format and my A1c was...
1 0 1 day ago
I am diabetic patient for last 20 years and on insulin, also using medicin for blood pressure and cholesterol. for last 7 years i am using Concor 5mg (Merck), last week doctor advised me to use Novasac 5 mg instead of Concor . Need your expert opnion for the Change in medicin . Inaddition also...
1 0 2 days ago
I am 45. Female. 6 1.5 . 155 lbs. Been checking my blood sugar because it ran high at a health screening. Always over 240 when fasting at least 10 hours. 247 this morning. Just ate dinner, and it s 463. Always overly thirsty. Getting up 4-5 times a night to urinate. VERY sleepy feeling a lot. Am...
1 0 3 days ago
I have low ADH. I have been tested for Diabetes Insipidus and do have it. The only two Endocrinologists where I live do not what it is. All my mucous membranes are dry, especially my eyes. My eyes are very sensitive to light. Any ideas what I can do? Are there any solutions?
2 1 3 days ago
My pulmonologist put me on methylprednisone 4mg for bronchitis. i m on day 3 of six. my blood sugar has been going up a and is now 390 after the last dose even increasing lantus and Humalog to the max. I can t reach her or my endocrinologist. I should stop taking it - right?
2 1 5 days ago
Hello Doctor Good Evening My husband diabetic his last month sugar rest report after food 204. 1. I just want to know it was under control? 2.his weight was 80kg he was tall too.his weight remains the same but i feel like he is becoming thinner his hand arms and legs below knee muscle top...
2 1 Fri, 14 Apr 2017
My FBS (Glucose, Serum) is 124; Glucose Post-Prandial Plasma is 192; and HbA1c (H.P.L.C technology) is 6.8%. Am I diabetic ? Should I take medication or can it be controlled by diet/lifestyle changes ? Thank you for your kind attention - A. Sen Gupta, Bangalore, India.
2 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
I had a my blood tested at my physician s office the other day along with an urinalysis and an EKG. Everything was good including my blood pressure, oxygen absorption and pulse, body mass...etc. but my blood sugar level is 149. They said not to be alarmed. To cut back on all sugars and carbs. Is...
2 1 Wed, 12 Apr 2017
Good morning!I am Johnpaul Pereira, 36yrs, 104kgs, i have done my blood test last week it has detected elevated sugar levels 130 mg/dl fasting and 132mg/dl PP.6months back it was 121mg/dl. Sugar levels are gradually increasing.Please advise. I have started morning walk for 5kms and also work outs...
2 1 Mon, 10 Apr 2017
Hi. And how are you? For the last 3 days my husband has been getting bloody noses 2 or 3 times a day. Hes 74,has diabetis and injections once a day and hes on blood pressure med (lomax). Any thoughts on why these sudden nose bleeds have started? Thank You Kathleen Carlton
2 1 Mon, 10 Apr 2017
I am a type II diabetic and have been using a oral medication for the past 25 years, since I have heart disease and kidney problems they tell me not to us Actos or Avandia which I am presently using. My heart specialist suggested I try Humulin but says I should get with my personal Physician and...
3 2 Fri, 7 Apr 2017
hi i am suffering with really bad shakes and tiredness i am convinced that one of my tablets are giving me these effects i am on calchechew 500 mg metformin 1000 deltacortrl 5 mg omeprazole teva 20 mgfolic acid 5 mg eltroxin 50mg elextrin 25mg duloxetine kirka 30mg i am on metroformin 1000 twice...
2 1 Fri, 7 Apr 2017
My aunt had her big toe amputated in October due to an abscess from diabetes. She had an infection once already. Last week when she went to foot Dr, another infection set in. The culture came back positive for E-Coli. How could she have gotten that in her foot?
2 1 Thu, 6 Apr 2017
My pal who has been diagnosed w/ diabetes & the 40 something yr old fellow also is a regular (sometimes daily) user (a shooter) of methamphedamine . Well he is new to this an hasn t as of yet been regular w/ doing his insulin .He saw the dr yesterday an was given his perscription (they increased...
2 1 Wed, 5 Apr 2017
I am diabetic and I am on 2000 mgs a day of Metformin. Here lately my sugar has been extremely high. I just took it (fasting) without having any food in my system and it is actually the lowest it has been lately but still very high..... 290. I have also had a very major increase in thirst the...
2 1 Tue, 4 Apr 2017
Hi, i am 33 years old and diabetic. for some time now my sugar levels have been well controlled since i test 3 times a day. however, sometime last year i noticed that sometimes i have a certain sensation that i cant really explain well but i feel like a shock is going through my body and i almost...
2 1 Mon, 3 Apr 2017
i am 72 and now have type 2 diabetes just started taking metformin (800mg twice a day) and take blood twice a day. one in morning before meal and evening before meal. am averaging about 165 in am and around 120 in evening depending on what ate for lunch. no exercise yet,how do I lower the levels...
2 1 Mon, 3 Apr 2017
for my mother, her sugar level is fasting 135 and postal prandial is 238 tested @8 march 2017 .she taking glycomet gp 0.5/500.vogo 0.2g.ovlance/olmin20g ,crevan f 5/67.before test.now doctor refer to take glycimark.m 40/500,vogo0.2olmetec 20g, remyelin.d.but we again take postal prandial sugar...
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