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10 1 6 days ago
Hi my father has these episodes that have been happening once in a while. He says when he feels it coming on he starts to feel hot. Then his face gets really red and he feels like his head is about to explode. He gets shortness of breath and today he felt tingling in his hands and his face swole...
11 2 Sat, 17 Jan 2015
Hi,I m 34weeks pregnant now and have gestational diabetes. When I checked my sugar levels before a week it was 103 during fasting and 181 after breakfast, 140 after lunch. Done with my scan the baby weight is 2kg. Taking insulin of 5units in morning, 3units in afternoon and 8units in night. What...
31 1 Fri, 16 Jan 2015
I am a 23 severely overweight female. I have always been at high risk of diabetes and had 6 montly glucose intolerance tests untill the age of 18. Now i have noticed lots of symptoms of diabetes such as occasional sweet smelling sweat, constant thirst and urinating very frequently through out the...
14 1 Fri, 16 Jan 2015
My boyfriend just took his blood sugar by pricking his finger and it is 380. He has not been keeping track or taking his meds for quite a while due to lack of insurance- he does have some of his meds left , but I want to know what can happen when it is this high and what we can do to get it lower
16 2 Fri, 16 Jan 2015
Can herbal supplements help control Diabetes instead of dangerous drugs? I read that Fenugreek, Banaba leaf from Prickly pear cactus and Cinnuling from Cinnammon can help. What is your take? Also can type two Diabetes be reversed using Diet,Exercise and nutritional supplements?
20 1 Fri, 16 Jan 2015
White male age 59, weight 240 height 5 11 . I have test strips and a meter from a relative. Starting 12-25-14 have had to urinate often, and vision is often blurry. My blood sugar level was 390 when I awoke this morning before I ate or drank anything. I plan to see my doctor asap next week....
13 2 Fri, 16 Jan 2015
my husband is borderline diabetic but takes no medications for it....he was recently given an antibiotic steroid shot and prednisone and has been taking it the last several days ....he is very weak and has blurred vision! and took his blood sugar level and it is 336. . is there anything he can do...
18 2 Wed, 14 Jan 2015
Hi Myself Zuber 4 Months back i was diagnosed for Diabetic My age is 29 HBA1c 8.4 TriGly 580 I am on medication Amryl M1 before lunch Cetapin 500mg after dinner Stanlip Rosovel Statin 40 mg Ecosprin 75mg My last HBA1c was 5.7. However some time my PP sugar level rose to 200. Please help me if I...
12 1 Wed, 14 Jan 2015
Hi I m married and my husband is diabetic When we always want to make love his pennis doesn t erect that kills me so because I can see his frustration in his face.my problem is I want to help my husband we are still young how can I help him with the erection?
10 1 Tue, 13 Jan 2015
hi I have been a diabetic for 33 years. I was on pork insulin up until 5 years ago ihad no problems on pork mixtard. then I could no longer get it on nhs they put me on nova mix then after a year being on it I started having loads of hypos.and started loosing lots of weight .it took some time for...
18 1 Tue, 13 Jan 2015
I m a diebetic today my sugar started out at 146 ate two hard boiled eggs for breakfast and 1piece of chicken for lunch waited 1 1/2 and my sugar is 217 I took my medafirmin 1 500 mg this morning. Usually I take it at night but my sugar is always good at night. Any ideas for me
14 1 Mon, 12 Jan 2015
I am concerned about being diabetic. 1/ drink a lot juice. 2/ itchy dry skin. 3/tingling sensation of toes on both feet. However, urination is normal, no weight loss, no increase in appetite, no blurry vision. Cuts are healed quick quickly. I am wondering if I do symptoms of being diabetic. Many...
16 1 Mon, 12 Jan 2015
Hi doc, I m 27 yr old having type 2 diabetic I m diabetic when I was 18 and I reduced 7 kg weight on tat period and I was doing workout reguraly so I was normal without medication my hba1c was 5.1to 5.6 and I had normal pregnancy without diabetic and baby also normal, after my delivery it s two...
11 1 Mon, 12 Jan 2015
hello i have a few questions from my mother inlaw who is type 2 diabetes she takes 10 mersondol (night strength) each day & 10 pedadine forte she has been told she has emfasima & is on insulin for her diabetes but has gained a large amount of weight from sz16 to 23 in the past 6years she has no...
16 1 Fri, 9 Jan 2015
I m 19 and work for a lawyer and today I was feeling weird and started to doze off without knowing.. We checked my blood sugar and it was 481, then After about 25 mins it dropped to 360 then after about another 20 mins and me drinking lots of water it dropped to 100..how dangerous is that?
25 2 Thu, 8 Jan 2015
I just got a surprise reading of a blood sugar of 441, I am a diabetic, and I have ran out of my Januvia meds, which I have not taken in several days, because I get that medicine from CVS mail order. Is this cause for alarm , and how can I lower it fast?
15 1 Thu, 8 Jan 2015
I have blood sugar and also high blood pressure. I think I may have had this for several years but this got detected only recently. Although I have been on Glycomet and Prazopress for the past two months, m systolic still ranges between 171-180 and the sugar is also high despite diet modification...
14 1 Thu, 8 Jan 2015
Hi I have diabetes and achalasha. Have reflux problems. Insulin resistant. Narrowed esphogus.high sugar levels rage from 300 to400. Cannot get under control. Recently have a fast pulse rate about 118 at rest. Swollen painful hands. Swelling in hands and feet with numbness in feet. Question is...
25 1 Wed, 7 Jan 2015
As a diabetic with mildly high sugar (usually in the range of 99-105 before meals, 110 two hours after meal) I have discouvered that AFTER eating a candy bar, or some other sugar laden product like cake or pie, that my sugar lever actually goes DOWN, to around 80 - 90, and will remain so until my...
10 1 Wed, 7 Jan 2015
I have type 2 diabetes. I manage it well. Suddenly I have a hematoma on the back side of my right leg. It s about 4 across. Purple. Is there a relationship between the diabetes & sudden appearance of this hematoma? I don t believe there was any trauma.
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