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2 1 2 hours ago
Hi, type II diabetic here. Glucose numbers high today (+200). Is it okay to take an extra dose of Humulin 70/30 KWIKPEN mix to knock it down? I feel fine with no indications that usually accompany high readings and this is a recent anomaly connected with my current battle with insomnia. I get up...
2 1 2 hours ago
I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. They have not been able to figured out why I would have this. I am not a diabetic. Sugar levels have always been good. I was reading about the drug Levaquin that can cause this problem. I went back in my records and found I have had this drug...
1 0 4 hours ago
I feel sick and weak all the time, I keep sweating even with the air conditioner on. I can t keep any food in my stomach. I am diabetic type 2 but on insulin. Some days I just feel so weak that I can t do anything. I also have discs gone in my back I have had surgery on the lower back L4 L5S1 and...
1 0 8 hours ago
Hi my name is david i am 42 yo,I have type 1 diabetes,i am currently taking Toujeo solostar 32 units daily,I also take pecorcet 10/325 as needed,when i take my pain killer my sugar is very low in the morning yesterday 66 today 81,my question is it because the pain killer?
2 1 Fri, 6 Jan 2017
My father s age is 69. He is a diabetic patient for the past 30 years and has been only using oral medications. Recently he has been diagnosed with AML and undergoing chemotherapy treatment. His counts are fluctuating and his sugar levels are unpredictable and has to take insulin. Please help.
2 1 Thu, 5 Jan 2017
good morning so my mom is a 58 year old black female, she has had a double bypass, COPD, Diabeties, and a hx of blood clots She has am mystery diagnose no one knows what it is. her blood sugar increase, her B/P gets extreamly high, she gets confused and she feels as if she have to vomit. please help
2 1 Thu, 5 Jan 2017
Feeling lightheadedness, also dizziness, body shaking, and dry nose blockage. Sometimes just cannot breathe, also last 2 and 1/2 months, lost 4.5 kg. Suffering diabetes, taking Ameryl 1 mg , suffering from hyper tension, taking Telma 20 , feeling that it is something to do with brain. Please help
2 1 Thu, 5 Jan 2017
My husband is experiencing chills since yesterday. He is taking high blood pressure medication and insulin for his diabetes..he hasn t had a fever at all. What could this be? I will tell you he had one beer yesterday, which I recommend that he don t drink any...but I am the wife and most time...
2 1 Thu, 14 Jul 2016
Dear Dr I am Aloke Debnath, 45 years old suffering Type 2 diabetic last 10 years. Every morning I walking 45 minutes and 20 minutes free hand exercise, I am taking Gemer-1 tablet before breakfast . Now a days my Fasting Sugar shows high vary from 116 to 140. My PP is vary from 125 to 148 last 4...
2 1 Thu, 12 May 2016
Hi. I am a type 2 diabetic and have been prescribed Janumet. At first I experienced, nausea and diahrea for the first few days. I just took my blood sugar before eating dinner and it was 364. It has never been that high before! I am very sleepy, I have dry mouth and excessive thirst. What can I...
29 1 Mon, 14 Mar 2016
took my wife into hosp er on advice of her primary....neusea, weak, fatigued, forearms tingling and hands/fingers drawing up. Recently lost left kidney from stent occlusion (stant was full length of renal artery aneurism). She has a history of blacking out with extremely high blood pressure which...
25 1 Thu, 10 Mar 2016
pls wait, i am writing my question as under I am 70 yrs old Female, suffering with High BP problem for long time. Now a days the BP is 180/78 or near by all he time. I am taking following medicines. 1.Nikardia retard- 10 mg ; m/ev. 2.cilny-20 , night 3.tide-10 ; morning with hese I am also tking...
26 1 Wed, 9 Mar 2016
I am a52 year old male with a history of NO heart issues, but I have endured a Synovial Sarcoma, which did result in the amputation of my right leg, above the knee. In the past 3 months I have experienced uncharacteristicly high blood pressure. What other symptoms should I be on the lookout for?
22 1 Fri, 26 Feb 2016
Hi I was diagnosed with high BP about 6 months ago,and just started taking my meds again 2 weeks ago,I am currently on Losaratan 50mg and I don t think they are working,I am consistently feeling dizzy and out of it,I took another 25mg,but I still get the same,my blood pressure right before I am...
23 1 Fri, 26 Feb 2016
I am a 48 year old female. I have burning sensation in my hands and feet. Over 1 year ago, my a1c was 5.8 with a fasting glucose reading of 90. I eat healthy, some sweets and exercise 5-6x a week. I have very little body fat. Also, it s very cold where I live. Any thoughts?
26 1 Wed, 24 Feb 2016
My face has been getting really hot at times lately...probably 3 times this week. I know I am depressed. I feel like my heart is racing...almost like i ve had too much caffeine...I have also gained more weight lately and am wondering if I may have high blood pressure. I was borderline about a...
30 2 Wed, 24 Feb 2016
I am type 1 diabetes mellitus age 61 , for 4 years , on insulin pump , since August 2015. I have been a runner all my life. I run marathon s . Not excessive training , for pleasure now. Problem is that I sometimes now experiencing top of leg pain, about 4inches above the knee upwards, no previous...
25 1 Wed, 24 Feb 2016
my mother taking Diapride M1. 73 yr old. Her blood sugar levels have been under control however lately they have been fluctuating. fasting was 114 and PP went upto 257 lately. Please advice if medicine needs to be adjusted. Is there any risk immediately since she is overseas at the moment and...
31 1 Mon, 15 Feb 2016
Hi ..I recently found out I have Diabetes. I was perscribed 2 medications..& the 1 touch Verio Blood tester. My question is Should I go to the Hospital..if I get a much Higher than normal reading than ever before. My average reading was in the 200 s and 300 s. My last reading today was 446..what...
35 1 Thu, 28 Jan 2016
hi these symptoms are my husbands he is a diabetic when he woke me last night his reading was11.8 he als said he felt that he was going to pass out, had full body tingling and felt hungry. the diabetis is not monotered well and diet is not followed, he also drinks a fair amount ( in my opinion to...
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