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1 0 14 hours ago
I was diagnosed with having a scarred pancreas a few weeks ago. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2004. It was well under control until just recently. I started taking insulin on May 17th, currently 50 units per day. The diabetes is now back under control. I am a male, 67 years old. I...
2 1 15 hours ago
My brother is taking pantoprazole, carvedilol,clopidogrel,hydratazine, and other drugs from a health clinic. I think he had a stroke. Word salad if you know what I mean. Some of the other drugs they have him on are Lantis Insulin, Amlodipine, glyburide, Atorvastatin, Meclizine and baby aspirin. I...
1 0 15 hours ago
I am interested in Thistle Milk for diabetes. My question is how do I take it...pill, liquid...how much of either. I had a heart attack a little over 7 yrs ago and also found out I had diabetes...I currently take 1,000 mg of Metformin HCL twice a day. My son took thistle milk for his diabetes and...
2 1 18 hours ago
I was borderline diabetic at my last checkup....I ve been exercising daily and being more active but can t seem to lose any weight and am gaining instead....I wondered if some of my medications may be hindering my lost.... never mind...not paying for this!!
2 1 18 hours ago
My sister is unable to sleep in Durango Colorado. She sleeps fine at lower altitudes. She sleeps about 3 hrs per night, is diabetic-type 1. this is becoming a real problem. I am worried about her health being affected by the sleeplessness. She has not been tested for sleep apnea.
2 1 18 hours ago
My Doctor prescribed me with Janet XR 100/1000 mg once daily as a new Diabetic treatment, however the previous treatment of Metforming XR 1000mg and Glyburide 5mg was working fine. Since changing my sugar has skyrocketed. Can I take Glyburide with Janet XR to try to bring my sugar back to...
2 1 18 hours ago
hi sir i am a diabetic patent from 4 year ,tomorrow my blood pressure is 180/120.and my suger lebel is only 59 p.p,then i am very scrade plese tell me what i can do ,i olso chek my kidenys today they are normal but i have very difficulty to sleep at night.i olso take b.p tablets from tomorrow....
2 1 18 hours ago
I had gallbladder surgery two days ago. I also have Diabetes type 2 and pulmonary fibrosis. I ve been extremely drowsy, weak, and dizzy. I ve also been feeling faint and having trouble with balance. My blood oxygen is 95. I m wondering if I should go to the ER or just go see my doctor in the...
2 1 19 hours ago
Hi, my name is Oslyn. I have been diagnosed with diabetes a year ago. As of three weeks ago I have been loosing my hair, loosing weight and having sever headaches. I have Lost 16 lbs, not intentionally. My hair is falling more than usual. I m having headaches at nights only. I m currently taking...
2 1 19 hours ago
To treat my diabetes, I started taking tradgenta two months ago, in addition to glimiperide and metformin. I have had no reaction it, until possibly now. The results have been excellent in controlling mt blood sugar. I have been golfing the last two days in hot humid weather and I have itchy skin...
1 0 19 hours ago
Hi I have a question about my dad. He s 73 years old. He just arrived home (to Kansas) from a visit to my house (in Colorado). Our house is at over 9000 feet in elevation, so it s quite an altitude change. He drove. He said that he feels fine, but it feels like the floor is vibrating. My mom is...
2 1 1 day ago
Hi sir,im Sandhya my husband was suffering with jaundice from one week who is affected by diabetes last year.and he was 28years old and he was taking homeo medicine for DM (from Homeo care international Hyderabad).along with jaundice medicine tab:hepamerg.is there any problem to glucose levels...
2 1 1 day ago
Doctor, I am diabetic on Glucophage 2000 daily, also Zicron 30mg and have swollen ankles which I believe have biven me swollen ankles mainly left ankle. Tabs forbp are Lercanadipine and 75 mg Losartan are there alternative tabs that might help with ankles as they cause dif in walking. from Sandi W
2 1 1 day ago
Hi. My grandma is 72 yrs old and diabetic. Since dengue fever is now endemic in my place, she was run thru tests. Her plt is 68000 and wbc is 6000. Lft showed high spot and sgpt of 120 n 160. Ns1ag was negative and malaria too. What could be possible reason?
2 1 2 days ago
Hello I ran out of my Long acting Insulin Tresiba 100 units and I am on medicare and I do not have any Prescription coverage (partD) can I use this short acting insulin --Humalog 75/25.. if so How many units.. with the longacting I gave my self 28 units twice a day.. with the short I have taken...
1 0 2 days ago
I have several odd symptoms. First of all I m diabetic and take insulin. My numbers are slightly high, but nothing over 200. The past few days I feel fatigue, I go home and sleep after work for hours at a time. I have NEVER done that, I have stiffness and soreness in the base of my skull down to...
2 1 2 days ago
my doctor proscribe 2mg glimepiride. my A1C was 7.5 in two days I got LO reading on counter glucometer. I started 1mg. does. Because side effects, acidity and dizziness and every 23 hr need to eat I want to STOP and go to natural medicine Karela or Jambuwati. Can i do that as there no side effect !
2 1 5 days ago
My daughter is on Cipro for a severe intestinal bacterial infection. Also on Metronidazole for infection and takes Metformin for diabetes. Started Cipro and Met. last Wed. and is to be on it for 10 days. Last night vomited aprox. 5 hours after dinner. Could it be the meds?
2 1 5 days ago
I am 69and just got diagnosed with diabetes. my A1C is currently 6.5. I just started using a Glucose Meter(yesterday) and it showed 126. I took the reading just after my evening meal. Curious as to what the meter is saying and what is the normal range it should be.
2 1 6 days ago
Hello sir We are leaving in kashipur (Uttarakhand). My father suffering from leg pain (Thai) He is diabetic patient from last 2 year. Need your guidance for the treatment ... What is your recommendations over this Is there any treatment available at haldwani / Moradabad / bareily etc Waiting for...
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