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1 0 6 hours ago
I am looking for an eye specialist who has an office at the medical center located on the corner of Robie and spring garden road I am diabetic and see him once a year and I know my appointment is coming soon and I can not remember his name , he is Egytian of origin and an extremely good doctor
3 1 1 day ago
I am nauseous when hungry, stomach pains when I eat anything. I have type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure. I also have low b12 (I am on my 3rd shot) tired a lot of the time. Also I have a elevated white blood count. I have lost 23 lbs in 3 months. I am scheduled for colonoscopy in 3 weeks but...
3 1 1 day ago
Hi I am a type 2 diabetic and on Diamin 500mg. I try my best to keep a low carb intake and I am generally successful in keeping my blood sugar levels below 180 mg/dl (10 mmol/L) however I have dawn phenomenon and I have it bad. I wake up in the mornings with an average level of 280 mg/dl or...
2 0 1 day ago
My 91 year old father complains that hid face gets really hot when he lays down (especially on his right side). He can t sleep so sits up on his recliner most of the night. Has gone on for months. History or diabetes (on insulin), atrial fib, pacemaker, bladder/prostate cancer.
10 1 3 days ago
I am experiencing diarrhea, vomiting and heartburn when eating vegetables, onions.... Do not have much of an appetite and I am a diabetic so I am experiencing great fluctuation in blood sugar. What could be causing me to have these symptoms? Doctor prescribed Pantotrazole Sodium ER 40mg, 1 tablet...
7 1 4 days ago
I am 44 years old. I have gained 17 pounds in 2 months and I m not eating any more calories. My eyesight has decreased significantly in a very short amount of time. I have times where I feel very cold and moments when I feel extremely hot. I have had some difficulty feeling like I can t get...
12 1 Wed, 30 Sep 2015
I am a 72 year old male. Type 2 diabetic for over 3 years. Take Humalog for 1 1/2 year. Had major heart attack last Oct. Misplaced my insulin in car about 3 weeks ago (so have not been taking my sugar level). Decided after eatting that I should find my kit and take it. Took a little more than an...
24 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
Im a diabetic for over 40 yrs it still not under control. it in morn over 200 an in the eveing it can be down to like 170 but only if I have things to do..im 70 yrs old so im not a great cook but I do know my chicken ham an stuff . I just noticed carb is very important to keep down.. but how much...
27 1 Mon, 14 Sep 2015
Sir, Gud Morning. My mother has been suffering from Diabetics since 20 years or more. Her complications include: while walking she feels giddiness to the extent that she feels as if she is floating in the air, she feels without energy and vitality. Her sugar level remains at 140.However, since...
10 1 Tue, 1 Sep 2015
I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma 2 years ago..I am receiving Rituxan..I was diagnosed as NED...my most recent blood work was excellent..I just received more results and the glucose level was 102...My question is 1. Should I be alarmed and 2. Can this be a result of the chemo treatments?...
22 1 Thu, 13 Aug 2015
I had type 2 diabetes, well-controlled with 500 mg metformin BID. I have been lax in checking my sugar levels, but over the weekend, sugar was in high 200 s, low 300 s. Only thing new is that I started Oxybutynin about three weeks ago. Could that drug cause a spike in blood sugar? And, if so, can...
24 1 Tue, 11 Aug 2015
I started Vaping some time ago as I was struggling without cigarettes due to stopping as a diabetic. Now I have palpitations, pale skin with a rash on the side corners of my mouth. I have been checked as fine with my diabetes but I have lost a little weight and people have noticed. I do feel that...
12 1 Mon, 3 Aug 2015
Hi there! Within the past 2 weeks I ve developed a very large and painful lump behind my ear. I have no other symptoms, however after blood tests it was concluded that i have diabetes. Im unsure of what type- further testing is required. I was wondering if you could let me know how exactly this...
14 1 Mon, 27 Jul 2015
Hi my name is sharleen lane . I am type 2 diabetes. I have an infection. Headache pines and needles. If my blood sauger go over 10.3 I am so poorly sick keep drink weeing. Few days ago my sauger levels went up 29.9. Now it 7.4 10. Up 17.6.this are from today..now I am so sick
10 1 Fri, 24 Jul 2015
after a 50 km cycle I didn t eat and woke up during night with a blood sugar of 2.3 mmols . I was nauseated and weak . it raised to 14 mmols by eating a few dates and I was fine . I am not a diabetic . am I prone to diabetes ? I am thinking of going on a pilgrimage for 3 days which involves total...
17 1 Thu, 23 Jul 2015
I have high blood sugar and have been unable to control it. I have a burning itchy vaginal discharge from this, but no infection. Is there any way to make this better? My doctors are still playing with my medication, so I have no idea when I might get lower levels.
23 1 Wed, 22 Jul 2015
Hi I am a diabetic on medication metformin and galipizide. I have been having a HI readng all day with extreme diaherria I have taken my med. but not eaten much. Do not know why it is high should it not be low f anything? What can I do to feel better?
15 1 Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Hello my mother s glucose level is at 323 right after having dinner .It gets up in the 240 s but she contols it with pills .Her Dr. Was recommending she get on insulin. Should I take her to the hospital right away or should I monitor her levels in case they get higher.?
8 1 Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Just this week I ve noticed I am tiring and very short of breath doing normal physical excursion. After a few minutes of rest and catching my breath I am back to normal. I am a type I diabetic. my last A1C was 6.7. I have been diabetic since I was 19. I am now 54. I am very concerned as this is...
13 1 Thu, 16 Jul 2015
yes I am border line diabetic but I have lost weight and I havent been dieting and I use the bathroom alot all day and I really go at night I have just started taking my medform now . but I feel like I am still losing weight cause the clothing that use to be tight is lose it is really noticeable
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