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This group is for people who take Metformin and for those who would like to learn about it

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Digestive struggles on Metformin

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Burning stomach pain

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Alcohol

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Chromium

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can metformin cause highs?

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metformin after 75?

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Sweating in the early morning hours before 5

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To Metformin or Not To Metformin... the question

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Metfromin and Pregnancy

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New Diabetic on Metformin

Started by Lorri. Last reply by Absolutely Ruby Apr 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Carbs??

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Chromium

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Side-Effects

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Bad Diabetic - New Dose

Started by Carly. Last reply by Peetie Jul 6, 2012. 12 Replies

Any T1's on Metformin?

Started by Sarah. Last reply by Crystal Adams Feb 24, 2012. 13 Replies

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Comment by Linda G on June 8, 2014 at 6:25am

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Please join our community chat on Tuesday June 10th. It will be held on home page!
The topic...Metformin! Click on the link for time zone and RSVP.
http://www.tudiabetes.org/events/metformin-discussion-in-the-tudiab...
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Comment by Angela on May 24, 2014 at 7:02pm

From talking with friends & family who are taking/have taken it, I've heard more reports of side effects from women than from men. I definitely have side effects, one of which is the "gurgly" feeling, which I am pretty sure is my gallbladder contracting. But after taking the Metformin for the past 3 months, I haven't seen a SINGLE post-prandial spike, and my A1C dropped to 5.8. So, essentially, with careful diet & exercise plus the Metformin, the result for me is numbers that look equivalent to non-diabetics. Even when I've occasionally overeaten, my PPG might approach 120. So, yeah, for me it is totally worth some occasional intestinal distress & such.

Comment by Bob Brown on May 24, 2014 at 3:21pm

I have been on Metformin for over a year now. I am not had any side effects from the medicine at all, on my last Docror's visit, he was impressed by my blood sugar readings.

Comment by Linda G on May 24, 2014 at 12:25pm

Come and learn more about carb counting....share your methods....support, and be supported.
Where....chat "room" on home page.
When....Thursday May 29th.
Click on the attached link for more information!
http://www.tudiabetes.org/events/basic-carb-counting-discussion-in-...

Comment by David (dns) on February 25, 2014 at 2:39pm

Not entirely clear, Linda. See this article.

Comment by Linda G on February 25, 2014 at 4:05am

Can Metformin cause kidney problems??

Comment by smchenry on May 27, 2013 at 12:32am

Toddra i have the same problem. My doctor diagnosed me about 2 months ago with type 2 and put me on met he had me taking my 500mg twice a day morning and dinner and when i went to him on tuesday i told him that my sugar had been up and down he is not got me taking 2 in morning and 2 at dinner and i told him about sleeping all the time and he said he would do some tests with the blood they took before my appt that morning but i also have chronic backpain (im 33) and the only time it dosent hurt is when i lay down which in turn....i fall asleep and i sleep just about all day and the pills he has me on dosent work i get up in the mornings when i do get up earlier in the day hurting and almost in tears

Comment by Toddra Humphrey on January 31, 2013 at 10:31pm
Hi everyone I'm new to the group and I take 2000mgs of met a day its wrking pretty good I'm just not understanding being so tired it seems like I just don't have any energy has or is anyone else having this issue
Comment by Linda G on December 13, 2012 at 1:03pm

A new group is born....Type 2 Teens!!!
Geared to teens and young adults!
It's Open House! Come and check it out :)
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/type-2-teens

Comment by Dub1045 on October 19, 2012 at 6:59am

Watch your CARB intake. Low Carb (30/grams/day) works in many cases as well as meds w/o the side effects. Dr Bernstein's approach is working for me.

 

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