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Glicazide+metformin caused weight gain?

Hello everyone!! I was diagnosed with diabetes 5 years ago. I was on Metformin (2000mg) most of the time. But recently (Oct.2013) I was put…

Started by sangzter

3 Mar 20
Reply by David (dns)

Help, albumin in urine?

Hello. So, I've had type 2 for at least 7 years. I suffer from bipolar disorder with serious depression. So I did not take any control of i…

Started by Dawnnikki98

6 Jan 17
Reply by Dave

Double Diabetes

DOUBLE DIABETES There were no diabetes "types" when I was diagnosed in 1945. All people diagnosed with diabetes were treated with insulin t…

Started by Richard157

24 Dec 17, 2013
Reply by Richard157

Anyone using Metformin for a long time? what about Kidney disease?

I have been using Metformin for 5 years and have recently discovered that I have stage3 Chronic Kidney disease. This is apparently, not dan…

Started by Hana Rous

44 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by twinchick

FDA cracking down on offshore metformin with no prescription needed

i am furious about this. When i first found i was diabetic (a1c 5.9, but morning fbg 130 to 140 regularly) no doctor in my area would give…

Started by brunhilde

24 Aug 8, 2013
Reply by brunhilde

Hmmmm what to do, what to do...

OK. So I met with my doc. A long and complicated process as I am about to explain... After really roller-coastering BGLs I finally got in t…

Started by Kervinator

8 Jul 30, 2013
Reply by Scott A

Interested in Precose (Acarbose)--that is, Precose & Metformin combo if that's doable

I'm interested in suggesting to my endo that Precose (Acarbose) be added to my treatment plan. I'm currently taking Metformin 1,000 2X day…

Started by Lucile K.

5 Jun 17, 2013
Reply by Lucile K.

Type 1 Diabetics using Metformin (or other Type 2 meds) for weight loss?

Hey all! I just saw my endo today and spoke with him about my 6 month-long, 1200-1500 calories/day diet that has only yielded about a 10-1…

Started by Nicolette

29 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by boulderbird

Type 1 and Metformin

Hi, all. I've been T1 for 35 years. My endo wants to put me on Metformin. I've been having dawn phenomenon/morning insulin resistance as we…

Started by Lara

31 Feb 23, 2013
Reply by jims

Questions about metformin and diagnosis

I was diagnosed with diabetes last year, but the dr gave me no label type 1 or type 2 (at the time of the diagnosis my values were nearly 6…

Started by Smile

7 Sep 28, 2012
Reply by Melitta




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