I am thinking about giving blood this week at a Red Cross drive this week. I am nervous and all, but I am also not sure if my diabetes will be a problem. I am not severely diabetic, like I am not on insulin. At the moment I am trying to control it through diet and exercise. If you have any ideas I d appreciate it. Also, if you are a blood donor, can you help relieve my nerves about giving as well. I d appreciate any help and advice possible. But if you are going to be stupid, save your time and don t answer.
HI we just found out my dads blood sugar is to high it is about 190 when he was tested.Yes he is very over wheight. I would like to know what would be good for him to eat to help keep his sugar down and to lose weight . Yes he is take meds to lower it.
My 16 year old daughter fainted yesterday at school about 30 minutes after taking Bayer asprin. Today, before giving blood at her school blood drive, a nurse checked her blood pressure and it was 90/62 (they let her give blood anyway). After giving blood, she felt very weak and could hardly stand up. Could her fainting be from the asprin or could it be a side effect of her low blood pressure?
I have been having ringing in my ears for about a month now. I tried ear drops to remove possible wax build-up with no help. Today I tried to donate blood but I wasn't allowed due to a high pulse rate. My blood pressure was normal. I have never been told I had a high pulse rate. I am a 58 yr old male in pretty good health
Hi there, I had a CBC done at the emergency room about six months ago for stomach pain which they concluded was a possible ulcer or IBS . Since then the pain has went away for the most part. I had to request my medical records for insurance...
I gave blood on Tuesday and ended up in the ER Wednesday evening with kidney stones. I have been passing pepper sized stones since then. I have been very well hydrated since the ER visit. Could the blood donation have upset my hydration level that significantly?
My buddy is about to go to meps for the navy and I would like to know what kind of blood testing they do? I know he has used steroids before and he is worried that this will be an issue? will it and how long do steroids stay in an users system and do they raise blood pressure? also when giving blood tests do blood tests usually detect steroids? ive heard that steroid testing is an pretty expensive sports test