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2 1 3 days ago
Hello, I have been experiencing leg weakness as well as minor spasms in my legs. At night, my legs are restless as I attempt to sleep. I have had lower back pain as well for a couple of years, which the doctors have ruled out any issues with my kidneys. I was placed on an injectable B-6, B-12,...
2 1 4 days ago
Hello Dr. Rynne, I have Type II Diabetes and my PCP is with Kaiser Permanente who has a Diabetes class which has a diet that they want you to go by for your food consumption which is 1800 calories a day and 45 - 60 carbohydrates a meal. They also tell your that your dentist in your best friend....
2 1 5 days ago
I am 63 years old. Healthy so far. I go to gym 5 days a week. 123lbbs. 5 2. Asian. I been taking cholesterol for 10 years. But. Today I went to my friend house to visit her.she has a tool to test blood sugar.but before that @breakfast I have 1 young coconut .i drank juice and eat all the coconut...
2 1 Wed, 10 Jan 2018
Having problems with blood sugar, the nurse at my endo’s office was supposed to call last Friday morning to get my readings so she could talk to my doc. Today my readings have all been in 300,s I take humilin R U500 using a sliding scale.is there anything I can do?
2 1 Wed, 10 Jan 2018
Husband is sixty years old and a bad sugar diabetic he has had two bad stroke and mini strokes a few times Mostly in his face eye sight very poor but now we are facing breathing problem he has no energy just sleeps all the time it seems like he goes in to another world he see people moves his...
2 1 Tue, 9 Jan 2018
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
I have diabetes and my bg avg for the last 2 months has been in the 120s. I started vyvanse on Wednesday and since then my bg has been quite high. My fasting has been 180-206 and after I eat it drops to the 120-130s. Is there a correlation between the two or just coincidence?
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
my father is admitted in a hospital and continuously suffering from high blood sugar. his current sugar level is 434, after approx. 6 hours of breakfast. How much dangerous it is? Doctors says it is due to medicines and there is no adverse effect of that much high blood sugar. They are giving...
2 1 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
I am a diabetic the doctor order medication that cost $300 for 30 day supply I would like a suggestion of a non expensive drug. Meformin gave me side affects and Glyubride 2x a day is not affective so that is why my doctor orded this lxarendo? I don t have it with me. Miss Edwina
3 2 Mon, 8 Jan 2018
Hi, I am 32 years old male and gone for a medical check-up in Mar 17 due to weakness and other issues. As per reports my cholesterol, blood sugar and triglyceride levels were too high (Hba1c = 11.9, FF = 220 & PP = 360) My doctor suggested medicines like Gluconorm SR 500 ,cobadex czs etc. as per...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
I have been taking Januvia for almost 3 months (100 mg/day). I want to stop taking it. I just want to know if I should expect withdrawal symptoms. I am not happy with the care I have been getting from my D.O. I have successfully (after 7 MISERABLE days) taken myself off Lorazepam 1 mg and...
3 2 Wed, 3 Jan 2018
Hi, My sister is 70 years old, a few months back she tested high for glucose and the doc asked her to come back for a full lab work. My sister did not go back, it s been months. She just did her own treatment, went on a crash diet, lost 20 pounds. Her tests are still high but she does not want to...
2 1 Wed, 3 Jan 2018
Borderline diabetic - have been counting calories for last 3 months and have lost 25 pounds on 1500 calorie diet. Lately have had light headedness, sparkles in eyes for 5-15 at a time, headaches both sides from temples straight back, cold skin with profuse sweating. Any major concern before I see...
2 1 Tue, 2 Jan 2018
My spouse is a diabetic and she got up this morning and the top of her left foot is black, she says it does not hurt and she is not in pain. What can cause this? Yesterday it was not like this at all, her foot was normal, she says she has not twisted her foot nor hit it on anything or dropped...
2 1 Tue, 2 Jan 2018
hello I am a diabetic and my problem is that my sugar stays to high. This is confusing to me because no one in my family has this. I am 5ft 7 in and I have never been over weight. Since I have been on the meds I have lost about 60lbs I believe that the meds is making me loose weight. Daily my...
2 1 Tue, 2 Jan 2018
Sir, I am 45 yrs. old, and having sugar from past 10 yrs., presently I am taking Glimestar 4 mg (one tab) before breakfast and Glimestar M1 (one Tab) and Pickup multivitamin Capsule (one capsule) (After breakfast) and Melmet SR 500 (Half Tab) and Nebilong 5 mg (One Tab) after dinner. Yesterday, I...
2 1 Tue, 2 Jan 2018
My sister has “blackout” spells where she can carry on a complete conversation but does not remember a thing about it in the morning. She is diabetic and during that time her blood sugar may be in the 90s but no lower. They are happening more frequently lately.
2 1 Sat, 30 Dec 2017
I have tingling and numbness in my hands and feet often while in a sitting position. I have just recently been diagnosed as having minimal plaque in my arteries. I am overweight about 35 pounds. I am 63 years old. There is a family history of diabetes. I have dark urine the first few times I go...
2 1 Sat, 30 Dec 2017
My mum is 71 borderline diabetic she sleeps a lot and has a very don t care attitude and won t c a doctor. She will not listen to anyone and my dad is suffering where he is so anxious about it. We can speak nice or shout nothing seems to register she has a problem with her back and copd but has...
2 1 Fri, 29 Dec 2017
Every time I have carbs (bread) at noon time, I get sleepy and fall asleep. Just had a piece of pie and the same thing happened. I have diabetes but am only on 1000mg of metformin. is sugar my problem? I assume so but what can I do other than drop any sugar from my diet including breads.? I am 77...
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