Diabetics with Depression


Diabetics with Depression

any diabetics who also suffer from the terrible disease of depression....this is the place where we can all help each other! If you need help now, DIAL 911

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If you need help now, DIAL 911

If you need someone to talk to, check out the Phone Numbers at Suicide Hotlines, United States Hotlines, and International Hotlines

If you are not in immediate danger because of thoughts of suicide, but need someone to talk with about your suicidal feelings, please do not hesitate to call one of the following national suicide prevention lines:

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

You may call these suicide prevention numbers from anywhere in the United States, 24 hours a day. People are waiting to help you. Call a suicide prevention number right now if you need to. And always remember that it is never okay to act on your thoughts of suicide. Never. Again, call a suicide prevention number now if you need to.

Never act on your thoughts of suicide.

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Started by Rashard. Last reply by Elsa Jul 21. 3 Replies

Sleep Anyone?

Started by Carly. Last reply by Eric Jul 16. 2 Replies

Books for Depression

Started by Craig Le Fevre. Last reply by JaninaWalker Feb 5. 3 Replies

I really want to kill myself

Started by mystery rose. Last reply by Linda G Nov 12, 2013. 21 Replies

Emotional Exercise.

Started by Judith. Last reply by Coliath Aug 24, 2013. 1 Reply

Difficulty with feeling like a failure...

Started by pastrygurl. Last reply by pastrygurl Aug 22, 2013. 9 Replies

Sick and tired of being sick and tired!

Started by Hannah Hamlin. Last reply by Juice21 Aug 13, 2013. 8 Replies

My life-----Help

Started by Melissa Brach. Last reply by Buffy Joseph Apr 27, 2013. 7 Replies

i hate this

Started by rayray. Last reply by rayray Apr 24, 2013. 4 Replies

Hey Everyone! I need some help.

Started by Hanbanan. Last reply by rayray Apr 21, 2013. 3 Replies

and 12 steps too

Started by Greg Ascher. Last reply by Baby Peanut Feb 14, 2013. 3 Replies


Started by Carly. Last reply by Carly Dec 3, 2012. 2 Replies

Is it wrong to want to start back on Prozac?

Started by PJ. Last reply by Natalie ._c- Nov 17, 2012. 8 Replies

depression comes from low carb diet and/or lack of estrogen?

Started by yumbittersugar. Last reply by yumbittersugar Oct 30, 2012. 8 Replies

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Comment by Sandy Palmer on March 20, 2012 at 1:42pm

Thank you. I have already been taking the Happy Camper for a while and just wanted to know if anyone else saw differences in how their numbers ran? I have huge spikes and generally up and down in an extreme way. When I take the HC my spikes aren't as drastic and my numbers seem to be running better. Wanted to see if anyone has seen similar things with this.

Comment by JaninaWalker on March 20, 2012 at 1:33pm

Take herbs on an empty stomach while vitamins and minerals with food for better absorption

Natural Balance Happy Camper Directions.
Take two capsules daily.
Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 Capsules

Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving

% Daily Value=not established for these

Proprietary Blend Passion Flower (aerial portion extract), Kava Kava (root, rhizome), Eleuthero (root), Gotu Kola (aerial portion extract), Kola Nut (seed extract contains caffeine), Schizandra (fruit), Wood Betony (aerial portion), Lavender (flower)

840 mg is the total for all of them

*Daily value not established.

Other Ingredients: Gelatin.=for the capsule
Tell me how you like it.
Do you take a MultiVitMin that is not hard as a rock that might be dubiously digested? I avoid hard tablets and totally avoid anything that is said to be enteric coated, as once I found something sticking out of my poop that cost $1 per tablet. It was enteric coated garlic. That is a waste of money, as if one is seen to go right through then likely all of them do, but who wants to check to see?

So, instead, for a really good mood booster try the Genuine Health Multi+Greens+ Which has all the essential MultiVitMins plus a whole lot of greens. See the ingredients on their web site. Genuinehealth.com
I mix the powder with lemon juice in water. Then add more water and lemon juice to get the last of the powder that has settled.

You WILL feel better with the above, but it is expensive given that you will have more than you are told to, but even if you go to three times, by spreading it through the day, it won't be too much of the elements that have to be watched that are fat soluble.
I've just had some as I'm writing this and I am in a really good happy mood. The instructions on it also say to take the greens+ on a empty stomach.
The one downside is that BOTH ARE MIXED TOGETHER...SO TAKE IT HALF AN HOUR BEFORE EATING. you will feel so good that you won't even want to eat a lot.

Comment by Sandy Palmer on March 20, 2012 at 9:25am

Has anyone ever tried the herbal formula "Happy Camper"? Has it influenced how your numbers run?
Thank you

Comment by twiddlemthumbs on March 7, 2012 at 12:16am

Another change in my diabetec treatment out goes the victoza and in comes a once a week injection of BYDUREON (exentide) which has to be mixed before injection I cannot see me getting it right have an instruction period with nurse on Monday,due to family matters my depression has raised its ugly head and I am trying to calm it down but with little or no effect apart from that Good morning all from me here in the SHIRE

Comment by Mike on March 6, 2012 at 4:11pm

Hi everybody and greetings from Edmonton !

Diagnosed Bipolar in 2000 & LADA in 2002. This is a good group. Keep up the good work !


Comment by Mike on March 6, 2012 at 4:09pm

Comment by Johanna Burton on March 6, 2012 at 7:08am

Hi Mary! Welcome to our little group.

Comment by Baby Peanut on March 6, 2012 at 6:30am

hi mary! welcome to the group, that's great that you're in a good place, i hope you can stay there :) cheers, liz

Comment by Chaplain ET on January 25, 2012 at 8:47pm

The reason MOST of us fight, is that we cannot see a good alternative. Some of us have reasons to go on, like knowing how our family would feel, if we tried the penultimate solution.
Mike: I have a brother who lives in Edmonton, just off of Jasper Street. I used to live up there as well. Didn't like the winters. Chaplain ET

Comment by Mike on December 21, 2011 at 4:28pm

Greetings from Mike in Edmonton

I have Bipolar Disorder, OCD and Anxiety in addition to LADA Diabetes.....rather a full plate but I am managing. Good to see a group like this exists.



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