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2 1 10 hours ago
My husband has type 2 & is having trouble keeping his sugar below 200. I try to watch everythinghe eats & does. He takes 4 units of novalog before each meal & 18 units of lantus at night. It was doing fairly well before this past wk. Called doc. & he raised the evening one fr 14 to 18.Why can t...
2 1 12 hours ago
I ve been taking Diovan/HCT 320/25 for many yrs the only med to help me (believe me weve tried them all!) over the yrs my low blood sugar has raised to now I m borderline diabetic...I read that this medication could be cause My diet is not an issue-many dr opinions I don t eat enough...also low...
2 1 12 hours ago
I am diabetic and am having dizziness when I get up from bed and from siting. as I get older it is getting to be a daily thing. I go to the V A for my health care. SORRY, SORRY, SORRY! I discussed this with the doctor so he gave me meclizine. It is making me weak and causing my diabetes to go...
2 1 13 hours ago
My blood sugar levels are high in the morning sometimes as high as 170. When I eat I recover without any problem and the rest of the day I seem to control everything with diet and exercise. I am on Metformin.750 mg lunch and dinner . Can exercise when I first wake up help my fasting levels drop...
2 1 14 hours ago
My blood sugar level was under 140 fasting till 2 weeks before. I am a diabetic for the last 6 years. I am taking diamicron mr 60mg in the morning and trajenta 5mg in the evening. But recently for the last 2 weeks the blood sugar level show 190 -200 on fasting. Why is this?
2 1 5 days ago
I was just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes today but have had an ongoing uti ( or what I thought was a uti) for a few weeks. Could this be a symptom of diabetes. Also having back and pelvic pain
3 2 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
I have several auto immune problems as well as nephrocalcinosis. I am supposed to be on a low oxylate, low phosphorus, low purine, low sodium diet. In addition I m supposed to only have 60 gm of Protein per day, avoid Vitamin C supplements, avoid Calcium supplements and be gluten free (Mayo...
3 2 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
My father is 87 and on insulin and metformin. Recently his blood sugar levels have been dropping drastically overnight ... example .. 9:30 pm it is 205 ..... 8:30 am, it is 61 ..... Can you tell me why this is such a drop or give me advise to help him reach a better level in the morning? (two...
3 2 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Thank you. I have been taking prednisone for 5 months to treat PMR. (taking from 125 mg down to 16.25mg at present) I recently noticed that I had increased thirst so asked my doctor to take a blood test. My glucose fasting test result was 137 mg/dL. Are there other tests I should take, and does...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
My husband has been feeling tingling in his fingers and feet. He has been extremely dizzy all day. I tested his blood sugar and ut is fine as my mother has diabetes and we thot this could be it. His back was bothering him all day yesterday and now these symptoms today. Any ideas?
2 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
What would you call these symptoms? I fall a lot and have weakness and shake when I try to get up from sitting down. I have type 2 diabetes with high blood pressure and neuropathy in my legs and hands. I also have sleep apnea and a horse shoe shaped kidney the right side is smaller so the doctor...
2 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
good day Doctor My brother is diabetic and he has wounds on his feet. they start by being a small pimple and then they burst and they pus coming out of the wounds and the smell coming from the wound is unbearable. what can help him to cure the wounds nomvula
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Thanks a couple of quick questions. First of all I m a Type 2 Diabetic. Taking: 12g of Insulin shot at night Metformin (1000mg) twice a day Glypizide (10mg) twice a day Gabapentin (600mg) three times a day for Diabetic Nerophthy I m unable to gain weight. * I have to use the restroom shortly...
2 1 Mon, 18 Jun 2018
If someone suffers from hypoglycemia, linked to gluconeogenesis caused by alcohol consumption, can cutting down on alcohol consumption gradually turn gluconeogenesis back on and make the hypoglycemic episodes be less frequent and eventually stop them completely?
2 1 Thu, 14 Jun 2018
My father is 64 yrs. he is having BP and diabetes. he is having very high constipation problem. He has started taking naturolax ispgol powder and he is feeling much better with this. But can he continue to take this as he having the BP & Diabetes problem.
2 1 Thu, 14 Jun 2018
. Hi. I am a type 2 diabetic. Uncontrolled. Recently, I have experienced extreme body ache, chills, nausea. The symptoms go away within minutes to hour but have been reoccuring. What could it be. I have an appt sheduled with a doctor in a few weeks.
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
I am 49 years old and I have diabetes and high blood pressure. I m 6ft and 260lbs. My knee started to ache Monday. It stopped after I wore a knee brace. But my leg has swollen from my ankle to mid thigh. I can tell it s fluid. There s no pain. But I need to know why it s swollen.
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
I was having geminor 1M morning and evening one tab ,two months back it was changed to galvus met 50/500 dame dose with img of glemipride in the morning is addition with tab envas 2.5 mg once a day today instead of galvus met , i have been given janumet50/500 my question is in the overall...
2 1 Fri, 8 Jun 2018
I have been suffering from diabetis for 2 years. Problem is that Lower part of a single teeth has been infected automatically is running for 7(seven) days. I am taking Anti-biotic (Intracef-500mg). What have I got to do now? Please advise me what I will do now.
2 1 Thu, 7 Jun 2018
Hello; I think I am hypoglycemic. I often get shaky hands, feel light headed and usually if I eat or drink something it will go away. I am never sure what brings it on. It often happens shortly after I urinate. My email address is YYYY@YYYY Thank you
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