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2 1 10 hours ago
Sir or mam, I am extremely tired, I get about 6 hours sleep at night but while her working I could just fall asleep. My blood sugars are okay, I have Diabetes type 2 well controlled, borderline hypertension and sleep apnea. Can you tell me whats wrong ?
2 1 10 hours ago
I have had a stroke and 4 tias since on metformin for 18 years. Everyday chronic fatigue weakness, loss of contraction ,nervous breakdown high by ,neurological disorders,neuropathy in feet and hands .I am 64 yrs. old and do not have a happy life. I worked 42 years on public jobs now drawing 500...
2 1 10 hours ago
My grandson, age 13 is diabetic and is experiencing swelling on both sides of his neck. He has had blood work and a mono test, but he doctors have not been able to diagnose his condition. About a week ago he had a fever and hid Dad reported to me he was sweating so profusely he could have rung...
2 1 1 day ago
Thank you! I recently had a bout with the flu and since then have not been able to taste anything. I am diabetic, taking metformin, glimiperide, pravastatin, and lisinopril, and have taken these meds for over 5 years. Could they suddenly be the cause of my taste cessation?
1 0 4 days ago
Hi...I am looking for info on diabetes and ketoacidosis. My company thought I was drinking one night, and I had not, but there was a smell that I can t explain. I did some research and plan on seeing my primary, but i want to know how to ask the right questions. Thanks
1 0 4 days ago
HAI DOCTOR, I AM MOHAMMED, 35 YEARS OLD MALE,LIVING IN FUJAIRA UAE, DIABETIC SINCE 2012 , MY SUGAR LEVEL IS AROUND IN BETWEEN 250- 275, IF I SKIP A DAY WITH OUT THE TAB. I AM A SPORTS MAN. EVERY DAY I ENGAGED IN ANY FORM OF GAMES SUCH AS FOOTBALL, BADMINTON ,CRICKET. IF I PLAY MORE THAN 1.5 HRS I...
1 0 5 days ago
Unchecked diabetes for several years. Dr prescribed 15mg Lantus (needle) & 2 tabs metformin daily. It s been close to 72 hours since I last slept. Can t continue and can t see the Dr. until 15 Jan. What s the best approach to troubleshoot these dosages??
3 2 5 days ago
Yes I just found out my mom is diabetic we eat the same foods because we live together I go to the doctor January 13th Im a little afraid to find out if Im diabetic what glucose level is too high that can make me diabetic so I can change my eating habits Im so nervous?
3 2 5 days ago
Hello Sir, I am 25 years old diagnosed with diabetic in Feb 2017 having GAD positive.Though my C peptide level is around 1.04 in June 2017.So I am student right now, so shall I start any protin powder(Amvey) as a supplement, is it good for me...? Please suggest...
2 1 5 days ago
hi, I am a 67 year old cardiovascular patient, pre-diabetic, and I m trying to understand what my doctors (plural) are telling me. I have regular wellness office visits, and my doctors seem to be monitoring my situations fairly well. There seems to be some variation of the A1C levels on the...
2 1 5 days ago
I am an 80 year old female and have been diabetic for two years. I was recently put on Prandin (about 60 days ago). My feet are swelling more than usual and have urgency to urinate but not much output as in the past. My hands have been swelling also. Weight is going up. Is this serious?
1 0 5 days ago
I am 68 years old and need a primary care doctor. Is an internal dr a good choice ? I m needing to check my AC1 for diabetes...also thyroid....haven t had a doctor in MANY years. Had a lumpectomy Nov 2013 w radiation and have been taking estrogen blocker. All is well with oncologist. Now have lab...
2 1 5 days ago
Hello, I am a 74 year old woman who was diagnosed 10 yrs ago with Diabetes type 2 and high blood pressure. I am currently taking the following medications and I have gain 20 lbs in these 10 yrs. I feel so bloated. Rosuvastatin 20 mg Valsartan 160mg Janumet 1000mg/50mg - Amlodipine 5mg - Asa EC...
2 1 5 days ago
My husband is type 2 diabetic. Takes Metformin 1000 2 x daily, Glipizide 5mg. 1 x daily, excerizes at the gym 5 x a wk. & still his glucose reading every morning is 350. Dr wants to add Farxiga 10 mg. but too expensive for us. Is there an alternative or another med that would work?
2 1 5 days ago
I was told by phone my lab work for kidney function was borderline but with no instructions from the dr of what I can do for it, can you give me any info. I am also uncontrolled diabetes type 2.blood pressure is controlled with meds . but I haven t been able to take insulin shots due to either...
1 0 6 days ago
sir Is predmet 4 mg contains steroid .My wife used this for the last 4 years .During last consultation blood checking reveals high glucose and hence docter asked to stop the predmet. But due to severe pain after 3 months, over phone doctor directed to resume predmet 1-0-1 for 1week 1-0-0 for 2...
1 0 Wed, 14 Feb 2018
Hello Sir, I am 43 yrs old and diagnosed Sugar in September 2014 and taking medicine since 2014. my sugar range is fasting around 130-140 and pp below 200. But I always feel heaviness in head or dizziness and my CT Scan ok. Always feel pressure in head on both side of head.
1 0 Mon, 12 Feb 2018
I have been feeling unwell for a few days, and before that I have been urinating frequently for a few weeks. I have had diarrhea yesterday, but today have had very pale stools. I have frequent dull pain, which I thought was like period cramps, but it is more like wind pain in my stomach. I am a...
1 0 Mon, 12 Feb 2018
My husband has recently been having some strange symptoms. He gets light headed and tingly like feelings after he eats and gets instantly tired. Its very strange. He then is so tired he has to immediately go to bed and is out cold for a minimum of 8 hours? I was concerned that it may be a sign of...
2 1 Sat, 10 Feb 2018
Lately. I get dizzy when I bend over, I checked my blood pressure just now,, it is 79 over 49 I am taking the following drugs Glimepiride, Trulicity, Lisinipril, Lipitor, Metformin and zetia I recently stopped taking Androgel, because after 16 years, my drug company will not cover it. I have been...
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