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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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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

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Carbs??

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Chromium

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Side-Effects

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Bad Diabetic - New Dose

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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.
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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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