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Doctor won't discuss diabetes treatment

I was just diagnosed with T2 diabetes (Feb. '09) and I don't understand my internist's behavior. Her nurse called me at work to tell me tha…

Started by Yvonne

28 Apr 7, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

Metformin HCL pills

Does anyone else have problems swallowing these Metformin horsepills? I didn't used to have problems getting pills down but these seem to g…

Started by irene

7 Apr 6, 2009
Reply by a walker

Lantus user

Hi everyone, I am new to this helpful site .Since November year I had been on lantus solo star, started with 14 units increased to 18 units…

Started by N.B.

16 Apr 5, 2009
Reply by Manny Hernandez

high dosage of insulin

I wish to thank Anthony, Gerri, Unicornzzz, Estel, Jenny, Donna and Rachelle, who kindly answered my query about the lantus dosage. Gerri y…

Started by N.B.

0 Apr 5, 2009

normal swings?

I was wondering if these are normal #'s are would this be considered brittle. My fasting today was 126 ( I had 1/2 banana before bed), I at…

Started by irene

4 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by Ellie

Anyone Carb Sensitive in Late Afternoon vs Morning?

I can't figure this out but I'm suspecting it's the Lantus. I take 15U in am, 10U in pm. I also take Metformin 1000 2x day. I can tolerate…

Started by Cheri

19 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by irene

Morning Glucose Levels

My estimated average daily glucose levelis 122. Everymorning, immediately upon wake up my GL is 134 to 135. This is before breakfast, exce…

Started by Jim Speer

1 Mar 31, 2009
Reply by Cheri

has anyone controlled their diabetes type 2 for ten or more years with just diet and exercise?

So far I haven't found any information as to how long it is possible to go without medication to control diabetes 2, by just relying on exe…

Started by pammie king

3 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by alice wright

in between meal snacks?

I have a question? Does everyone need a between meal snack to keep their sugars level? It seems if I don't have a snack, by hour 4 my sugar…

Started by irene

14 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by Gerri

I'm sure this food isn't suitable... but they're not listening!

My father and my mother-in-law both have Type II, as do my mother-in-law's cousins. I am concerned as I have polycystic ovaries and am over…

Started by Alex

17 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by Yvonne




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