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1 0 17 hours ago
my husband has had a swollen knee and leg for a week. no injury and no brakes. Sonogram showed no blood clots. His white blood cells are very elavated. He is diabetic. Has no appetite. His stooles have been dark olive green. We are going to see an orthepedic specialist. I am concerned about an...
2 1 3 days ago
I have type 2 Diabetes. have had longe bouts with unemployment so it has gone untreated for over a year. in the last two weeks my right foot has swollen twice ists normal size. I can no longer bend my toes and walking is hell. I my foot looks like its dying. Im scared and the worse part is i have...
2 1 3 days ago
I m 9 weeks 3 days pregnant. My doctor has diagnosed me with gestational diabetes. At my 1 hour test my levels were at 170 which was high but they told me it was low. I was scheduled for 3 hour test and was told to eat sugar treats and sugar drinks 3 days before my test then fasting the day of...
2 1 3 days ago
Yes, I have had Type 2 diabetes for over ten years... take pills - no insulin but lately I have been extremely thirsty and I urinate more than I ever have.... I also have had 3 yeast infections since Dec. 2016 (I am a 61 year old divorced woman- no sexual activity) and wondered if this is a...
2 1 6 days ago
Hello, I am a 50 year old female , type one diabetic of 15 years on insulin, being treated with amitriptyline pregabalin,citalopram, trospium, metformin for disc prolapse , nerve damage and urge incontinence, I am frequently having dizzy turns, falling and blurred vision, this combination has...
2 1 6 days ago
My mother is diabetic and his doctor prescribe her rifampin, isoniazid, ethambutol pyridoxine and pyazinamide. Now she tells me when she takes the medication she gets dizzy and her urine is orange red. Should she be taking this medication since she is diabetic? Thank you doc.
2 1 Thu, 16 Mar 2017
my husband has been taking the Bydureon pen 2mg and our deductible has gone up and we can t afford it so our doctor suggested we call our insurance company to see if they had something else that we could afford and this this is what they suggested or should I say what would be cheaper, my and...
3 2 Thu, 16 Mar 2017
I have diabetic retinopathy and had a hemmorrage last thursday. Will the floaters in my eye cause me to see shadows that i might confuse with flashes? I did have a retinal tear in the other eye but it has been lasered and has been looked at by my specialist, but could the laser cause me to see...
2 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
I am a 53 year old male diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 9 months ago. I drink 4-10 drinks 2-3 times a week. But I have cut out the microbrews and mostly drink just lager beer now. I have had bad cholesterol numbers for years. I am taking metformin (1000 mg) twice a day. I am also taking Lisinopril...
2 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Yes, I am taking Lyrica 100mg, once daily for nerve pain in feet and legs. I am type ll diabetic. I have lately been having problems breathing, swelling of feet and lower limbs. I also am having balance issues. Any connection? My email is YYYY@YYYY . What cause
2 1 Tue, 14 Mar 2017
My girlfriend 56 yes old was taken to the hospital in a diabetic coma.3days later she was doing fine .on day 4 she was told she had an unusually high level of potassium in her blood and they put her on iv s.day five her legs and abdomen were swollen and she weighed 35lbs. more.she also was having...
2 1 Fri, 10 Mar 2017
I have been having severe pain in my feet and legs. I am a diebetic and been dianosed with nurophopy. I saw dr. salles in tullohoma for the first time and let him know of the pain i have been going through .i have been on gabapentin 600 mg. three times a day .He told there was no change in my...
2 1 Fri, 10 Mar 2017
hi i am a 50 yr old male and the last 4 days my fingers and hands are ice cold as well my feet and toes ... 5 years ago i was 405 pounds .. but have lost 150 through diet and excersize .. was a type 2 diabetic injecting insulin 3 times a day .. i have been insulin free for over 3 yars now since...
2 1 Wed, 8 Mar 2017
My dad is diabetic, has hbp, fatty liver. He literally screams in pain off and on throughout the day, every day...for 2 years now. The doctor says there is nothing he can do except give him pain medication. He takes clonodine and his doctor gave him oxycodine, which he doesn t want to take...
3 2 Tue, 7 Mar 2017
I am 36 years old female. My father is a type-II diabetic. I have got my fasting and PP blood glucose checked around 2 times during this years and it has always been fasting (around 9 hours) between 130-140 mg/dl and PP around 100-110 mg./dl. For the PP blood glucose testing I took normal lunch...
3 2 Thu, 2 Mar 2017
Hi I am 55 and My sugar levels vary between 200 - 250. (200 F and 230 - 250 PP). I take one Gluconorm G1 in the morning before breakfast. I am working and hence not able to walk daily. What should be medication for optimal sugar level. Meenakshi
2 1 Thu, 2 Mar 2017
Two months back, detected for type 2 diabetes.i am taking Glycomet 500 after Break fast and dinner. My sugar levels are now 190 fasting and 300 pp.weather it is necessary to continue the dose as it is or should it be increased? Secondly Can I take Glycomet 500 SR in place of Glycomet 500
2 1 Wed, 1 Mar 2017
Hello Doctor, My mother is suffering with high diabetes and now after few tests we got to know that she has a patches of TB in the lungs, liver is swollen and kidney is also impacted with the infection. Can you please help with the some diet or medication as she is hospitalized
2 1 Tue, 28 Feb 2017
Hi i have had lightheadedness, headache and fuzzy vision for 5 months. i did an MRI of the brain and it was normal and my ct scan was normal. All my blood counts were normal. i went to an Endo doctor and they tested me and said i had prediabetes and high cholesterol. Would Prediabetes be causing...
2 1 Mon, 27 Feb 2017
I am currently taking 1000mg of metformin twice daily along with 1200mg of gabapentin twice a day, 20mg of lisinopril once a day and 45 units of novolin 70/30 twice a day. Yet my blood sugar continues to rise. 4 months ago my average daily sugar level was 120, 3 months ago it went up to 140, last...
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