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2 0 8 hours ago
I am a 59 yo female w/ medication controlled diabetes (taking Metformin formerly also used Glipizide) I have had a sinus infection for a very long duration, had surgery on 1/7 but am still fighting the effects of the sinusitis. I was just prescribed Augmentin and also Medrol. Of course the Medrol...
9 2 4 days ago
I am 68 years old and have Agent Orange related type 2 diabetes (since 2000). In 2005 I had a related stroke (Rt. medulla CVA). I take insulin injections. Recently I developed a rash with itching on my right lower leg. I am trying to figure out if this is food related and what I can use to stop...
3 1 4 days ago
Sir my father s age is 68.He is a diabetic patient since 25 years also had blood pressure since equal years. He had bypass surgery at apolo two years back .At that time doctor told he may develop renal problem in the coming days .now it is since 5th 6 month we find his blood urea and creatinine...
4 1 5 days ago
Hi Am 35weeks 3 days pregnant I have gestational diabetes am doing regular 2 weeks 1s scan.. Usually thy say baby growth normal and don t write anything on the report. In today s scan they wrote Cephalic anterior placenta what does it mean ?? Anything related to C-section / normal ?? Any problem...
5 1 5 days ago
43 year old female type 1 diabetic for 30 yrs. smoker. On plavix,snthroid ,Crestor and lisopril to protect kidneys. I have been having problems with not being able to eat much for feeling of fullness. Also seems like my stomach swells when I do eat and feel like squishing going on in stomach when...
4 1 6 days ago
I am type 2 daibetic and not on medicin.i was ok but nowadays my sugar levels getting high like 179 after 2 hours of the meal and in the morning less than 130 before the breakfast suggest me what I can do now I should go to doctor and start medicine tell me
7 1 Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Respected doctor,my name is kennady david,I am a type2 diabetic patient from 1998.now I am taking human mixture 30/40 insulin morning23,@14at night,tablet,k.pio gm2 two times a day.past 4years.I am suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy,lvef25%,.my Hba1c level8.7,now I am using h m...
11 1 Fri, 20 Feb 2015
Looking for an estimate/timeline for an 83 yr old with dry gangrene of the leg. She also is on dialysis. The Vascular doctor has said she is not eligible for amputation. Circulation is pretty much shot and they will not open her up to put in any more stints. We are looking at hospice with...
19 1 Fri, 20 Feb 2015
i am having severe headaches. My blood sugar level is very high and Diamicron MR (Gliclazide) is recently added to my diabetes meds Metformin and Januvia . I am also taking Bissoprolol and other high blood pressure meds. What could be the cause of this headache.
10 1 Thu, 19 Feb 2015
Is there any natural cure for a type 2 diabetes? It looks to me that majority of Doctors limit themselves by just prescribing medications disregarding the side effects. In the other hand How come the pharmaceuticals are not accountable and responsible form the damage on people s health.
8 1 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
I AM NEWLY DIAGNOSED WITH DIABETES. MY ALC LEVEL WAS 6.9 WHEN MY DOCTOR INFORMED ME THAT I WAS DIABETIC. HOWEVER, MY DOCTOR HAS NOT PUT ME ON ANY MEDICATIONS AT THIS POINT. IS THIS COMMON? TO NOT BE ON ANY MEDICATIONS ONCE DIAGNOSED? SHOULD I CONTACT MY DOCTOR ONCE AGAIN TO INSURE THAT THIS IS...
10 1 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
Hi My husband had some blood work done about 2 months ago and the test showed that he was a border line diabetic. He has heal pain in one foot now, that seems to increase while eating sugar. Can this go away with diet alone or should he go see a Dr/
5 1 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
Hello, i took my 30th year daughter with autisum and type 1 diabetic,, as she had a red looking skin and very to touch no temperture blood sugars fine,, on the side of her naval,, gp precscibe canesten cream and dressing but has not impoved over weekend, what do u think i should do next, thank you
57 1 Wed, 18 Feb 2015
Hi, I am 54 years old and haven t had a menstral period in years since I went on meds for RA.. Today I feel a little lighted headed and a bit nauseated and right in the top of my stomach it seems every now and then like something is moving a little.. I checked my sugars and blood pressure and it...
12 1 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
I am 43, Female, have had type 1 diabetes for 37yrs. I have had these symptoms in the last month- daily dry mouth, headache, achy muscles (like flu or getting over) , heart racing for periods of time in the evening or morning, dizziness, and in recent weeks, extremely itchy skin around torso -...
5 1 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
My daughter is 19 years old and has recently been diagnosed with diabetes. She is taking 2 metformin in the morning and 1 metformin at night. Her meter reading has been over 300 consistently and she has been complaining about pain in her lower right side. What do you think is going on?
7 1 Tue, 17 Feb 2015
My husband is a 61 year old, type 2 diabetic who takes insulin shots. He frequently (although not every day) has long periods of queasy feelings with clammy skin, etc. His doctor told him to check his blood sugar when he was feeling this was to make sure his blood sugar wasn t too low. He has...
7 1 Mon, 16 Feb 2015
I just did a 12 hour fasting and do the lab test. I check my sugar level last night and it was 171. Then after the 12 hours fasting, the result of my glucose level is 205! However, i ve been feeling not well (cold symptoms) and stress during that time of fasting. Is that why my glucose is so high?
9 1 Tue, 10 Feb 2015
My husband, age 57 , has been recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. He is working with an internal medicine doctor to slowly regulate his blood sugars. Since being on Glypizide/Metformim 5/500, his blood sugars are coming down nicely and he is not having to use humolog. However, he is having...
9 1 Fri, 6 Feb 2015
I just tested my blood glucose level is 228, I ve never seen it this high, should I be concerned. I am not on medicines or insulin. Recently diagnosed w type 2 D, with a 6.5/140 testing. It has been controlled by diet. I am vegetarian, no sugars or overlyprocessed grains, but vegetarians do eat...
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