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1 0 2 hours ago
Yes my blood sugar keeps dropping to a bit below 70 then I eat a glucose tablet and get it up to 98 or 105 in 30 - one hour back down again. I am afraid to sleep I have a blazing headache and my sister died ib her sleep from low blood sugar she was brain dead by morning...blind, etc.
1 0 2 hours ago
Hi and thank you. Recently my 66 year old husband was diagnosed with Diabetes 2, he is a very thin man (6 3 and 155 pounds). We are confused with the receipes and servings, we are still hungry when we go to bed at night and when we wake in the morning. What and how much food should he be eating...
2 1 7 hours ago
My mother 80 year old is taking LOOZ syrup for her constipation besides she takes medicine for Diabetes GLYCOMET 250 Mg, Hypertension Amlosaf 5mg PAN D, Storwash 10 mg, CLipitolquestion - is it okay Diabetic can take LOOZ
2 1 10 hours ago
I am 69 years, Male, having type 2 since 2000. Taking Glynase XL10 2 times before breakfast and dinner, glucomet 1 gm 2 times, after breafast and dinner.Is it ok. FAsting 140/160, PPBS 190/220 like that. Fasting BS flactuating-120/160. Please advise.
2 1 1 day ago
My husband, age 65, has diabetes and on the cusp of 4th stage renal disease. He had to get up to urinate more last night than usual. No pain. Woke up, had fever 99.4-100.4 and blood sugar was 179. I sponged him down and gave him lots of fluids and brought his fever down. Now at 6:30 he has chills...
2 1 2 days ago
I have been taking metformin 500 mg 2xday since April after being dianosed with type 2 diabetes. Just this week I have had severe diarrhea for 3 days but not in a row, I have had a little nausea and some acid reflux for which i take omeprazole as needed. Also my appetite has been up and down....
2 1 5 days ago
Im a diabetic im watching my weight since march haven t lost a pound nned to lose 10 15 pounds by oct my daughter is getting married I watch what I eat and drink water w lemon all the time it is discouraging my stomach is bloated looks like im pregnant I take insulin shots and take 300 mg invokana
2 1 5 days ago
HI, when i was 6 i was diganosed woth diabetis. My whole life i have been short tempered, i cant finish what i start, no matter how hard i want to or try to. I cant pay attention in class for long, even when I have full intentions of doing so. But in spite of all this, I am on the A or B honnor...
5 1 Mon, 15 Jun 2015
My boyfriend is a diabetic and his foot has been red, swollen & very painful the last year. The doctors here said it was cellulitis and he was on Bactrim for 8 months. It didn t clear it up. Then they put him on several different creams and nothing. His sugars have been under control. It is not...
11 1 Fri, 5 Jun 2015
Hello my boy friend has type 2 diabetes and I took his blood sugar at 730 pm and it was 193 almost an hour later he started to feel like he was going to pass out so at 820pm his sugar spike to 217 so fast now he took his meds and he had not eaten what should I do
16 1 Thu, 4 Jun 2015
Is there a certain number when I should I go to the ER for diabetes? i have been a non-insulin type II diabetic since 10/03 and have been diet controlled for the last 2 years. a friend got me a glucose meter after I had mentioned leg and foot pain. I checked it 10 mins ago and am at 511. last...
20 1 Tue, 2 Jun 2015
Hi, my doctor recently said I have stomach ulcers,but I keep having pain towards my back in the stomach region and when I walk. I know its not a kidney infection. Today i just have not felt right and tested my blood sugar and it was 150 and hour after my meal. I am not a diabetic. Could i be...
8 1 Tue, 2 Jun 2015
Hi! I was diagnosed prediabetic five months ago. A1C of 5.9. I m thin, but I skipped meals and then drank a sugary frappe each night. I learned to eat healthy. I retested two months ago. My A1C was 5.6. If I test again and get an even lower result, does it mean that my body will be able to...
7 1 Fri, 29 May 2015
My blood suger level are 160mg/dl in fasting blood glucose and 233mg/dl in post prandial blood glucose by hexokinase method .. I am consuming Glynase-MF Combination of Generics - Glipizide, Metformin. My suger level are not reducing and one of my relative suggested me to go with trajenta duo...
11 1 Fri, 22 May 2015
I am 52 years female and for last 4 years I was diagnosed as a pre diabetic .My status almost always stays as Fasting sugar between 120 to 140 and Postprandial always normal My Hbac1 remains below 6.5Should I start Metfield or still manage with lifestyle changes
11 1 Wed, 20 May 2015
I am a 65 yr old male. I had a hip replacement 12/30/14 and recent hand reconstruction 4/1/15. I have re-cooperated from my hip but a couple wks before my hand surgery I was ill vomiting, seats, chills fever. I think it was the flu. The last couple weeks I have been fatigued and for the last 7-8...
8 1 Wed, 20 May 2015
My son who is 43 and a diabetic he has been vomiting usely we end up in the hospital but we are out of nausea meds, and out in the country about 35 miles from a good hospital, my girl friend who was real sick pregnant took ondansetn can t read the rest 4 mg. if we don.t get this stopped he will...
7 1 Wed, 20 May 2015
I M a 69 year old lady have beep come more and more aware of term night sweats . I have recently seemed to have developed them. Every night for the past 3-4 months, I awaken SOAKING WET, ALONG WITH THE SHEETS,COVERS ETC.Is this something Type 2 diabetic patient must deal with?. I Shower 2...
8 2 Tue, 19 May 2015
Hi my brother is diabetic and has hep B and hep C. He had his needles that read his glucose reading in a medicine container I was dumping them into another container and my finger was pricked with a glucose lancets 30 G fine gauge. I immediately started squeezing blood out continuously and...
10 1 Wed, 13 May 2015
husband blood sugar shot up to 300, not usual. was lower 100 s a while. was coming down with sore throat so think spiked. Saw online to bring down with water, exercise and eat eggs. just realized egg rotten. he has no smell so didnt know. Now vomiting. gave suppository for nausea. is this all i...
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