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Lows on Metformin only

I'm having a low right now, am at 54 (3). I only take metformin. I thought that you weren't supposed to go low when you were only on metfor…

Started by Megan S

24 Apr 9
Reply by Megan S

New Kid Here

I just joined the forum and am hoping to learn a lot here. I am a senior citizen, diagnosed T2 in 2008. I have been on Metformin until rece…

Started by Carolpa

17 Apr 9
Reply by muleman

Drug Interactions with Metformin?

I've come down with a bug of some kind. Not sure if it's the flu or just a cold. But I'm miserable and would like to take a decongestant. I…

Started by Heather

1 Apr 3
Reply by jims

140 is an important number to be under?

I was reading a post that stated that if you spend even a few hours over 140 that damage is being done. I had not heard this before. Is thi…

Started by Wendy

31 Apr 1
Reply by FHS

A1c1 levels

I am a t2 diabetic with my a1c1 at 9.3 have tried everything to get it down. My doctor yells at me because its not coming down. As my weigh…

Started by becky

28 Apr 1
Reply by Whirlygig

Metforman Makes Me Sick Sick Sick

Just diagnosed as Type II I'm suppose to take 500 mg w/meal in a.m. then add a p.m. one in about a week or so. Took it for 9 days, lost 9 l…

Started by Linda

10 Mar 30
Reply by trenia


Hey Everyone, My doctor add a new med last week (as I transitioned insurance companies) by adding Farxiga (in combination with the existing…

Started by Adam Wys

7 Mar 26
Reply by Adam Wys

Newbie to T2 Learning as I go

I am so glad that I found this group. So much info and support. I have been a T2 for almost 3 months. I am on Metformin 500mg 2x/day. When…

Started by debsgsd

26 Mar 26
Reply by Fraser

how do I find out how much a unit of Humalog lowers my BS?

I am new to insulin and am having trouble with my humalog. I've not had a low yet but I also have not had much lowering my numbers. For exa…

Started by slystr

9 Mar 26
Reply by Brunetta

Diabetic Neuropathy and Foot Pain Questions

I have been having painful, swollen and tingly feet, hands and legs for months and I'm thinking I might have diabetic neuropathy. I showed…

Started by Kristy S

34 Mar 26
Reply by Michelle




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