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42 1 1 day ago
My boyfriends blood sugar on a good day is normally between 70-80. Sometimes after eating a large meal or one high in carbs it will spike up to 100 or more. He becomes very disoriented ,lightheaded, slurs his words and is very shakey. Sometimes it takes a few hours to get back to his NORMAL in...
5 1 2 days ago
i been experiencing numbless and pain in both of my legs, for about 8 months. My leg are tingling, sharp stabbing pain , about the last too weeks my right foot start hurting I couldn t put any pressure on it and the ball of my right foot feels like there s a blister there but it s not. I have not...
6 1 2 days ago
Hello doctor This is siddesh, I would like to have a suggestion regarding my mother s conditions. She is recently been diagnosed with NIDDM and she was prescribed zitamet ( 50mg of sitagliptin + 500 mg of Metformin). After a couple of months, one of her knee (right) started to show pain. But,...
4 1 2 days ago
concerned for my spouse. untreated diabetes, has acid reflux, a persistent cough, ed, and a whole body tremor that is involuntary when he is laying prone in our bed. had one grandfather that died of diabetes complications and the other that died of prostate cancer. refuses to see a doctor.
3 1 3 days ago
I have a question for you. My sister has a severe gambling problem that her husband & her been kick out of houses cause of non payment. She goes online to cash advances gets the money and gambles the money away. Also she is an diabetic and uses it for her benefit for us to easy up on her. Does...
6 1 3 days ago
i am taking glycomate sr igram at night before meal. my fasting sugar was 150-160 range before medication and PP was 170-180. i have strict diet control. after taking medicine for one & 1/2 months now i am feeling sleepy which i do not had earlier. presently my Fastinf sugar is 129-141 anf PP is...
7 2 4 days ago
Hello Doc I normally find. Sugars. Ants clustering within my toilet bowl after some time I urinated; please what could be the sign of it?? I eat well balanced diet regularly; more of semolina with my native soup which comprises of chicken, ginger, garlic, chilli pepper and some other spices. I...
5 1 4 days ago
I have type 2 diabetes and high pretention next month is going to be a year I have Neropathy Nerve pain it is very hard to walk with out trying to find my balance and my muscles are always tight which I find it hard to move my feet with out stumbling and limping most of the time. I am right now...
3 0 5 days ago
Hi, I am female, 44, going through premenopause ie hot flashes etc. I m have grand mal epilepsy controlled by epilim, depression and type 2 diabetes (also 109 kgs) all being taken care of by my dr. Thing that I m worried about is I had normal heaviness period except it lasted 2 weeks then I...
14 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
I have type 2 diabetes I have lost 65 lbs in last year down from 269 to 264 I take metformin glimepride and onglyza in the morning and at night I take metformin and glimepride at night .My problem is every morning my blood sugar is in the low 60s .please help me with any info .thanks...
6 1 Mon, 16 Mar 2015
I was electro shocked held to unconciouness afib for two days till medicine got me back rate as high as 180. I am 49 years old male 160 lbs 6 foot. could this cause me to have diabetic carrectoristics or even be dibetic after? also could it cause a small almost insect bite like rash above both...
12 1 Wed, 11 Mar 2015
I HAVE DIABETES AND TAKE 2 PILLS IN A DAY JUNUMET 50/500 AND I AM FASTING FOR LENT FROM 12PM TO 12 PM AND THEN I EAT BUT NO MEAT OR EGG OR DAIRY AND I TAKE 1 PILL AND I SAW AFTER 3 HOURES OF THE MEAL MY BLOOD SUGAR WAS 14.6 ANOTHER DAY WAS 13.8 IS THIS NORMAL.
9 1 Wed, 11 Mar 2015
My father has afib and has type 2 diabeties. He has had wounds and infections on his legs for 2 years +. His hemoglobin level is 8, and does not appear to currently have infection in his legs, just swelling. He just experienced a ventricular tachycardia and is currently in the ICU. His primary...
12 1 Mon, 9 Mar 2015
I just got diagnosed with high sugar levels in my urine during a UTI visit with my urologist. I have an appt. with my family doctor tomorrow but is bought an Accu-check-nano machine and just tested myself and it registered 254. Is this what is causing my headache and can I do anything before I...
13 2 Mon, 9 Mar 2015
My mother is suffering from diabetes from last 10 years. We are giving her humalog 3 times a day around 60 units in total and lantus 30 units a day. But still sugar is not under control. Sugar levels are similar when we didn t used any insulin s and gave gluformin xl 1000, or when we were giving...
19 1 Mon, 9 Mar 2015
HI. Im Baha, 42 yrs old. Im type II diabetic patient. Im curious of Victoza Medication for type II diabeties. Im using Metformine and Homolog Max 25. Insuline(25 units) 3X a day. It makes me Fat and my sugar never comes down, Mostly its 23 glucose.Im tired of using this medication is it possible...
7 1 Mon, 9 Mar 2015
Hello I am a 59 year old woman diagnosed with pre-diabetes. My doctor insist that I take Metformin but I don t like to take drug. An other doctor told me that I should control it with my diet. I don t have sibling with diabetes but I have one uncle who was type 1 diabetic and I have one niece and...
7 1 Mon, 9 Mar 2015
Hi Dr. L K Shankdhar, I came to know i am diabetic since last 1 year .. before that my reports were okay. Now i am 48 years old .. height 5.6 Fts .. weight 63.4 Kgs. I had high blood pressure problems 3.5 years back(i was in a depression period those days) .. now since 1.5 years it is okay. I...
9 1 Thu, 5 Mar 2015
Hi, I m vidya my father was complaining that he is feeling very tried while walking which was not earlier, when consulated Dr he asked for having TMT test . But our tension is wheather is there will b any major problems.... he is now 60yrs and a diabetic patient....
10 1 Thu, 5 Mar 2015
yes what are symptoms of hypoglycemia and and hyperglycemia? I have been feeling really sick for the last couple of months. I have a lot of other medical problems but this this one has really been kicking my butt. I have a lot of autoimmune diseases. I didn t think about diabetes until a couple...
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