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Need support and reinforcement to get healthy

Hi I am new to this web page and am looking for support. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in Feb 2006. It runs in my father's family an…

Started by Kim Malone

6 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by Kristy S

need assistance immediately

I was diagnosed in 1983. I have had a kidney transplant ('05), have lupus, COPD and am a severe diabetic. The state will not help me. I am…

Started by Dennis Stover

18 Apr 14, 2009
Reply by Manny Hernandez

Metformin-Time release versus the non time release

My endo added the time release 500mg metformin to my regimen of diabetic meds in January. As he was gradually building me to 2000mg (if nee…

Started by David Shoemaker

1 Apr 11, 2009
Reply by Peter Justason

FDA ask to aprove a new drug .....

Health Science Institude reported;A Danish drug maker has ask the FDA to aprove an injectable liraglatide to be called victoza.Sources say…

Started by Joe Dennis

10 Apr 11, 2009
Reply by Joe Dennis

Byetta Discouragement

I started on Byetta in April of 2008 (I can't believe it's been this long already). I started on 5mcg for 2 months, then increased to 10mcg…

Started by Melanie

27 Apr 10, 2009
Reply by Steve Bukosky

Newish to this and we need some help!!

Hello all My partner of 10 years was diagnosed Type 2 in january of this year. His glucose that first night was 247 he was put on metformi…

Started by Aaron

12 Apr 8, 2009
Reply by Cheri

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




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