I met a longtime Type 1 diabetic today. He's been battling the disease from birth for a total of 55 years. He was recently informed of a new oral system of checking glucose and administering…Continue
Just wanted to express that sentiment and hope everyone enjoys this special day. We're lucky to be born into this time where there are effective medications and knowledge to combat this disease. I…Continue
Have any members tried using green coffee bean extract? Dr Oz touts it as an appetite suppressant amongst other attributes. Costco just started carrying a standardized version. Just wanted to see if…Continue
Well,it's been a painfree five yrs since my shoulder was released in surgery 2008. However,in the last three weeks I've felt it returning. Hopefully,head off a refreeze with pt. I'm going to get in…Continue
After dealing with Type II for 13 yrs using pills,Byetta and other means to trick the body,for the last two days I've begun using Lantus. Giving the body what it needs seems to be the way to go at this pt.Stellar results so far. Morning reading was 113 which I haven't seen in yrs. I did get down to 69 at 2:00AM but remedied that with some glucose tablets.
Tonight before bedtime,I'll chug a Glucerna shake that should get me through the night. Glypizide XL is gone now and all I'm taking…
After experiencing dawn phenomenon readings averaging 160 forever,I finally talked my doctor into letting me try Byetta. I started July 27th and after experiencing mild headaches and jitteriness for the 1st two weeks,everything has settled in.Zero lows and morning readings of maybe 110 now. Readings after healthy,moderate carb meals are 160 or so,two hrs after which they drop quickly. I've discontinued Januvia,and take 10 mg.Glipizide XL in the morning along with 2500 mg.of Metformin spread…Continue