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2 1 2 hours ago
IM A NEWLY DIAGNOSED TYPE 2 DIABETIC AT THE AGE OF 48. I ALSO HAVE AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS C OF THE LIVER. IM HAVING A HARD TIME DEALING WITH THE DIABETES. I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT BUT DON T HAVE THE ENERGY TO EXERCISE AFTER A LONG DAY OF WORK. WHAT CAN I DO?
2 1 3 days ago
I have been diagnosed with Hypoglycemia. However, I have had some odd blood sugar levels lately. An 8 hour fasting level of of 145. Two hours after eating a meal level of 124. And a level if 147 when I had symptoms of low sugar levels (extreme nausea, dizziness, etc). Should I be concerned or is...
2 1 3 days ago
I am a 55 year old black male recently diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension and have been on blood pressure medication for over 20 years. Have had nuclear stress test done with low ejection fraction of 32%, angiogram was done but no major concerns. I am tired and fatigued even with very little...
2 1 Thu, 14 Mar 2019
My husband 67 yr.old. blacked out two weeks ago..is diagnosed as being a hypoglosemic? But since the blackout he has gotten worse...extreme thirst(nothing helps to quench the thirst), water , juices, diet drinks etc., he has lost weight, no energy, weak, when he eats , he has to lie down because...
2 1 Wed, 13 Mar 2019
I have just been recently diagnosed as a diabetic I am Not sure if it is type 1 or type 2 I take 500 milligrams of metaformin in the mornings and in the afternoons I take 10 units of Lantus every night and AM supposed to check my blood sugar 3 times a dayfor the past two days my blood sugar has...
3 1 Tue, 12 Mar 2019
My son 10 years old was recenyly diagonosed with Diabetes initially we had given him insulin for 1 month but from past 5 months he is not requiring insulin but his sugar levels are not normal 7 not high basically levels of pre-diabetes Now some doctor has recommended Glycomet 250 mg tablet one...
2 1 Fri, 1 Mar 2019
Hi i am 35 years old. One month before i have diagnosed with typhoid. Doctor gave some antibiotics after taking this now i am completely ok but during typhoid my sugar level was high fasting reading was 217 mg/dl and after meal it was 291 mg/dl. Doctor gave geminor M1 forte tablets. I took for 25...
2 1 Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Dear sir I m diabetic patient from 5 years. I was taking diabeta 500 mg tab in starting after 3 years i hav started glycomet gp 2.. I every day go for jogging 30 minutes and after that i m taking tabelets of gp2 in morning before breakfast. But still my sugar level is 150 in fasting and 220 in...
2 1 Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Hello Doctor... My mother is about 55 years. She is Diabetes patient. During from a week... Now the Blood report shows the following : Haemoglobin 68% (9.6 gm), Total count (WBC) 18600, Neutrophills 77, ESR (first hour) 55, Blood Glucose (F) 136 and (PP) 178, Blood Urea 62, Serum creatinine 3.4,...
8 4 Wed, 2 Jan 2019
Five years ago I had gastric bypass and now for the past year I have been experiencing very low sugar levels. As low as 31; but usually between 42 and 46. I can tell when it begins and usually will eat peanut butter or a slice of cheese to pull me out of this decline. Any ideas of why this is...
12 4 Wed, 2 Jan 2019
i have someone who uses insulin 5x/day and is no longer able to remember to do so. What other alternatives are available if she moved into an Assisted Living community that can only administer oral medications? Could she possibly go on an insulin pump?
2 1 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
I woke up this morning and my bloods sugar was 185 and it had been normal levels until this morning .question is to then am 60 years old . have had diabetics for now over 20 year never been really on no medication for the exception of once or twice, one being metformin and had be administer...
3 2 Tue, 18 Dec 2018
My father is having diabetes for last 12 years, now aged 56. His FBS: 160mg/dl & ppbs: 240mg/dl. It is already in high range since last 1 year. Though he is under medication,, still, it is not decreasing. How can it be decreased? What are the medical issues I need to be careful? Which food must...
3 2 Mon, 10 Dec 2018
I have severe shoulder pain can not lift my arms above my chest, I have diabetes type 2 all the doctors that I have seen keep telling me that it is related to that. I have a pain management doctor and he will not do or change medication. I need a doctor that knows this type of pain. Lol
2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Hello-I am under my dr’s care for a recent (February) type 2 diagnosis. I am not overweight and I do not drink alcohol. I changed to a LOW carb diet, no sugar. I take 1000 mgs of metformin per day. I am two weeks in on a everyday lap swimming regimen of 2/3 mile. My blood sugar 3 hours after a...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
My blood sugar is all over the charts, its not steady. One time it will be 135 then 200 then 260. I take metphormine 2,000 daily and glypicide 8mg daily. When I was first diagnosed 10 years ago it was easily controlled with these meds. I am concerned that this high blood sugar level is destroying...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
I have recently found out that my pancreas is no longer working and that I am going to have to start taking insulin. Until then, I am to take my sugar four times a day to give my endocrinologist an idea of what my sugars run. Herein lies the problem, it s the weekend, and my sugar is now 248!...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
My boyfriend is 69 and diabetic. He is acting groggy and out of it . He says he did his insulin tonight, although I didn t witness this, as I sometimes do. I convinced him to check his blood sugar, and it registered 259. He said this is OK, then fell asleep. I m afraid to go to bed in case he is...
2 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
OK, I am not diabetic, but I was experiencing head issues after dinner so I took my blood glucose reading and it came in at 204. I am very active, 5 ft 5in and 120 pounds. My head is feeling better now (4 hours later) but I am wondering what I should do. I had this feeling before (not as bad) and...
2 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
I received a Cortisone shot in my knee a few days ago. It has elevated my sugar. I am a type 2 diabetic. My sugar reading are exceeding 300. I take Glipizide xl 5 mg once daily. Is it ok to take additional doses of Glipizide to bring my sugar levels down for a couple days. I was told at time it...
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