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1 0 1 day ago
Earlier today upon going outside my vision was very blurry, I was slightly confused periodically when talking and sometimes I saw double. I m a diabetic and My sugar is 226 which is low for me being that it s usually always high. Now when coming in my house I feel okay what may be my problem.
1 0 2 days ago
Hi. I am a type 1 diabetic from Canada that had back surgery here at Bayfront Neurological unit in Saint Petersburg Florida in February I was release in late March and due to the costs of my insulin (Humalog) and Levemir I am waiting to have my refills sent from Canada where they are covered by...
1 0 2 days ago
I am trying to deal with a pharmacy...silverscript..part D Medicare. Approx 10 months ago I was taken off Novolog......high weight gain, Nausea, ineffective action to reduce bloodsugar levels below 200. Mailaise, increased depression.From July 2016 until January 2017. As of January 2017...new...
1 0 3 days ago
My mom has diabetes. She has had a hiatel hernia for 8 year s. She finally got it fixed. Now her blood sugar has leveled off with out taking her glypicide. Could the hernia have caused here to get Type II diabetes? And could it cure with the hernia operation? Thanks
1 0 3 days ago
I am a 61 year old woman with type 2 diabetes. My bottom lip, the tip of my tongue and fingers on both hands are are numb. I am also very dizzy whenever I stand up or bend over. It started yesterday after working in the garden for several hours. I did drink at least 80 oz of water during the time.
2 1 3 days ago
My mother had a severe stroke about 3 months ago. She can not speak or use the right side of her body. She is a diabetic. She has made some minor improvements during her recovery but has leveled off and even regressed in the last 1-2 weeks. She has been really lethargic over the last week. She...
2 1 4 days ago
My sister-in-law is diabetic they had her onGlipizide ER 10mg one time a day, pharmacy refilled her RX but it is Glipizide 10 mg without the ER. She took it and her blood sugar went from 105 to 45 quickly. The pharmacy is closed for holiday, should she stop taking med until she can get RX changed
2 1 4 days ago
My husband was prescribed a antifungal medication for a rash on his legs. He was prescribed this for 15 days, but after 2 days he became ill, within the 3 weeks since getting this medication he has been hospitalized for medical induced hepatitis.. he has been in 3 hospitals. He has severe liver...
1 0 4 days ago
Hi, I have been using tresiba 100 units/ml pens and reached the maximum dose. My Dr. Wrote my new script for the 200 units/ml pens. Will I reduce My dosage by half? My Dr prescribed me to inject the same units nightly but the pharmacist said that was double the amount! I m confused!
1 0 5 days ago
i have had diabetes for 46 years and here recently i take my regular dose of insulin but when i go to eat lunch my blood sugar is to high so i can t eat lunch i eat 2 cups of rice crispy and that s is i work hard and usually that brings my blood sugar down to low but now it doesn t matter how...
2 1 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
After washing my underpants I kept them to dry , to my surprise I see thousands of red ants around it. Is that a sign of becoming Diabetic ?? Is it any thing to do with diabetes ? I started washing it with warm water but after washing it also Red ants around it making me scared . Kindly answer
2 1 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Hi I am taking glicomet gp1 twice a day .once in morning after food and once in the evening after food . Today I took one pill after dinner and onece more by mistake after 3 hours later mistaking it for a digestive pill I take before bed . Is it fatal ? Can I pass out in my sleep ? Should I eat a...
1 0 Tue, 12 Sep 2017
In my first but not second or third pregnancy I had gestational diabetes. (Baby was 3-4 weeks premature; my waters broke, and weighed 5 pounds) In your heart calculator does that count as having been told I have diabetes. (I am now 70 and my blood sugar is below 100)
2 1 Mon, 11 Sep 2017
Hi, I just got out the hospital yesterday, and I been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and I don t have insurance so they sent a prescription in for 400.00 something I can t afford, but I had a old meter and I just checked it and it s 441 and I don t have meds what do I do this is serious.
1 0 Thu, 7 Sep 2017
I m 55 yr. old male who s 50lbs. over weight. I m currently in a pre diabetes range. My doctor just started me on topiramate and metformin to so that I can avoid type 2 diabetes. I m very concerned about the risks in taking metformin. He didn t tell me about a B12 deficit issue or the heart...
1 0 Thu, 7 Sep 2017
Hello I am asking if an Allergy Spray Mist : i.e.Flonase is safe for use by Insulin Dependent Diabetics . I do have a history off Eye Issues : Cataracts - Detached retina and Edema . I also take Meds to lower Blood Pressure - Acute renal Failure ( condition is stable ) and IBS . Along with...
1 0 Wed, 6 Sep 2017
I work as an RN in LTC, some nurses are holding the Lantus if the patient decides not to eat of if his blood sugar is 75 -100 but asymptomatic or if he does not want to eat....I understand it should be given anyway unless hypoglycemic episode is present. Wondering is this is correct? Thank you...
1 0 Wed, 6 Sep 2017
Thanks, I have been taking pioglit/met 15-850 twice daily for a few years with a am fasting sugar between 100 - 120 . My doctor retired and my new doc told me there had been som neg imfo with pioglit so he changed med to glipizide er 5 mg one time and a 1000 mg meteor in one time daily and my am...
1 0 Tue, 5 Sep 2017
Earlier i was taking Glycomet2 twice daily.Last week i consulted doctor and he advised me to go for insulin since my sugar level was 250 random and fasting was 157 and three months average was 8.1.He had advised me to take 20 units in morning and 12 units in evening of Eqlucent Mix-25 .I took...
2 1 Mon, 4 Sep 2017
I am a diabetic and noticed my head was feeling light headed. I checked my blood pressure and it was 140/94. I normally feel fine when because I do have high blood pressure and I am do to take my evening pills in an hour. What concerns me is that my glucos level is at 211 which it normally runs...
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