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2 1 Thu, 23 Jan 2020
Sir, I am from XXXX and suffering from Diabetic for last 6 Years, Presently Blood Sugar level is Fasting 201/ PP 249. Taking medicine Diamicron Max & Insulin 12 (Morning) & 8 (Night). But for long time Blood Sugar level is stagnant. Please advice.
2 1 Thu, 26 Sep 2019
My husband, 62, has diabetes takes metformin, 1000 mg X2 & Trulicity 1.5 once a week, also takes lisinopril 12mg & Omaprazole .mg both 1X a day. He has developed a dry cough, had for about 5 days now, cough syrup helps him sleep. Coughs on & of all day, clears his throat a lot?
2 1 Thu, 18 Jul 2019
this is for my son who lives out of state and his wife was talking to me about his recent episodes. He is a pilot and on his day off, he washed his car and polished it and took a long walk and when he got home, he said his hands were shaky and he felt faint. He thought he had a low blood sugar...
2 1 Tue, 16 Jul 2019
My 60yr old boyfriend has type II diabetes since 1985. 1. Lately he has to urinate alot -getting up in the middle of the night and wets himself when sleeping or napping. He thinks it has to do with his high blood sugar, which has been over 300 for 2 years, but I think it is due to his prostate....
2 1 Fri, 28 Jun 2019
Hello my neck and head are staying hot all the time atleast for the last 2 weeks. Ive had bloodtest done at er all test came back good i suffer from high blood pressure and parasoymal afib and type to diabettes any suggedtions is what causing head and neck to be hot
3 2 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
I am a type 2 diabetic and suffering from extreme leg pain (above the knee). Feeling a burning sensation along with numbness & pins & needles. Sounds crazy but sometimes I can barely walk. I see my Dr. in Dec. for check up. Any recommendations regarding meds?
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
age 50, my son, schizoaffective, diagnosed 10 yrs ago diabetes and after yrs of intermittent noncompliance now finally stabilized thanks to shelter home life. He is not a good informant re: symptoms. He visits me once a month, 5-plus days at a time. We never discuss his meds or his health. I know...
2 1 Mon, 22 Apr 2019
I’m a 5’9” male I weigh 165lbs. Not over weight or obese. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2014 without any warning. There is no genetic component. I’ve watched my a1c climb for the last 4 years even though I am in excellent physical shape, eat healthy and have an overall healthy...
3 2 Tue, 2 Apr 2019
I am 19 years old diabetic type 1 diagnosed from 13 years my diabetic control is 10.3 and cholesterol level is 277 for about 5 years now i am gaining wieght i hardly can lose wieght i am 77 kg and 165 cm diabeates makes me feel all the time tired i get tired from making any effort i want to sleep...
4 2 Mon, 1 Apr 2019
I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetesand have been taking Metformin for a year. My sugar levels are always betwee 4.0 and 7.6 Yesterday I walked to work and I was walking home when my feet went numb and then my legs went numb. I had trouble moving them and then felt like I was going to...
2 1 Mon, 1 Apr 2019
Good afternoon I am a Type 2 Diabetic I take Levamere and Novalog and have ran out of the Levamere is it ok to double the Novalog until I can get my prescription filled? Also I have lost overall 50 lbs but the last 15lbs have lost within 2 wks I have only changed to drinking more water and not...
2 1 Mon, 1 Apr 2019
Many symptoms.... 57 year old male, recently diagnosed with diabetes...now normal A1c with metformin and diet. Gallbladder removed 2 weeks. Symptoms onset over the past 6-8 months. Rapid weight loss 110 lbs. Exhaustion, pain in back Need to rest after small trips to the store. Loss of voice with...
2 1 Thu, 28 Mar 2019
I was diagnosed with diabetes 3 years ago. Since getting my meds right (Metformin 450 mg x 2 day) my levels have been fine. This past weekend it jumped to 259 Sat and 265 Sun. This morning it was 277 and this afternoon when I got home from work it was 297. I have an apt with my Dr on the 29th, is...
3 1 Wed, 27 Mar 2019
I have SLE diagnosed in 1983during my pregnancy. Also have renal tubular acidosis, Medulary Sponge Kidneys, shorten syndrome. I have a very inactive life. Last three days having severe edema in legs, dizziness, blurred vision, and weaker then usual. I take 10mgs prednisone a day plus a host of...
2 1 Wed, 27 Mar 2019
Hi actually my husband has been prescribed wysolon 20 four tablets each morning and we noticed after the medication he started to feel thirst nd hungry nd blood test was done after a month nd his sugar is very high we had to see a doctor who’s prescribed insulin nd tablets nd will taper him off...
2 1 Fri, 22 Mar 2019
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 Tue, 19 Mar 2019
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 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
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...
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