Brigitte
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  • Macomb, MI
  • United States
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Annoyed... Furious... I started Victoza the 23rd of December... Thank you Paula Deen... HA!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brigitte Feb 20, 2012. 6 Replies

Prior to that I had called my health insurance provider to inquire about costs. At THAT time Victoza was a Tier 2 medication for me so my copay would have only been $35.00 and over the next 6 months…Continue

I know this has been discussed before but...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael McClure Feb 14, 2012. 12 Replies

Here is my situation... Type II taking Victoza... I have pretty good control. Going tomorrow for a check up and will have my A1C checked at this time.ANYHOW... the question.Last night my BS at…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Brigitte
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Sep 25, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Brigitte
"Brigitte, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Sep 25, 2013
Brigitte replied to kene's discussion 'victoza weight question:' in the group VICTOZA
"Hi there... I was put on Victoza by my Endo's urging... I am overweight but that had no bearing on it. I had lost 52lbs prior to being put on Victoza. It does suppress my appetite so much so though that I don't eat a whole lot and have…"
Feb 13, 2013
Brigitte replied to Diagnosed-in-2001's discussion 'Constipation with Victoza' in the group VICTOZA
"I wasn't suggesting a laxative or stool softener... yikes! I was taking Fiber Choice which solved any issues I had but it sounds like you get enough perhaps? If you aren't in pain I might not worry too much about it. I was having pain from…"
Oct 31, 2012
Brigitte replied to Diagnosed-in-2001's discussion 'Constipation with Victoza' in the group VICTOZA
"Good Morning... I haven't experienced any constipation but I do take Victoza. Don't give up on it just yet. Maybe what you are experiencing has to do with your diet? You stated you have lost 25lbs in 2 months. That's quite a bit of…"
Oct 31, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Brigitte
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Brigitte.... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey,…"
Sep 25, 2012
Brigitte replied to Tracey's discussion 'What time should you take the shot?' in the group VICTOZA
"I have never heard this and wondering what the explanation for it was. I have been taking Victoza since December at 1.2 dosage. My BS isn't any better than it was before I started it. I have lost weight but contribute that to my working out and…"
May 1, 2012
Laura Anne Kilpatrick replied to Brigitte's discussion 'For those of us Victoza users that inject straight from the fridge.... Do you find it hurts more?' in the group VICTOZA
"I haven't noticed either way -- the only time I get burning is when I haven't dried the alcohol from the alcohol pad. I found that using the alcohol softens my skin on my belly and then I don't even feel the needle."
Apr 23, 2012
Brigitte replied to gwenny415's discussion 'Victoza and Insulin?' in the group VICTOZA
"I am Type II and have been taking Victoza along w/Metformin since December. It has not been the "miracle drug" for me like it has for some. I have lost a few lbs but attribute it to self discipline, doing yoga 3 days a week and just being…"
Apr 19, 2012
Brigitte replied to christina wentworth's discussion 'does it help with high blood sugsrs' in the group VICTOZA
"For me... not so much. It didn't change my morning highs at all. It did curb my apetite pretty much completely and helped me to realize that I was eating when I wasn't hungry but other than that... it isn't the wonder drug I had heard…"
Apr 17, 2012
Brigitte replied to SweetPee's discussion 'This ain't cheap!' in the group VICTOZA
"Hmph. Sophia... Do you use Victoza? I only get 2 pens in my box. I think if you are at the higher dosage you might require 3 pens. Its my understanding your dispensed from the pharmacy by your dosage not by the amount of pens."
Apr 12, 2012
Brigitte replied to SweetPee's discussion 'This ain't cheap!' in the group VICTOZA
"Hi James... You are right on both accounts.... Victoza is outrageously expensive and after a pen being opened for 30 days you do have to toss it. One pen btw will only last you 1 month at that dosage. Typically, your dosage will probably be upped…"
Apr 12, 2012
Brigitte replied to Jeni's discussion 'Crazy Periods?????' in the group Diabetes and Women
"Sorry Jeni... I am like clockwork. Always have been. Is there any chance you might be pregnant? There are so many things that can make a period wonky... Age/Weight/Medical History... I highly recommend you suck it up and make an appointment with a…"
Mar 6, 2012
Brigitte joined amy mercer's group
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A group for women living with diabetes who want to share stories and ask questions about women's health issues: pregnancy, infertility, menustration etc.etc.
Feb 29, 2012
Brigitte commented on Jeffrey's group 'Byetta Users Forum'
"Doug... I just came across your posts... Curious to know how you are doing!?"
Feb 28, 2012
Brigitte joined Jeffrey's group
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Byetta Users Forum

Share our experiences with this new injectable drug. Lets explore the pros and cons together and how it has made life better.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and…See More
Feb 28, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
learn from others...
Date diagnosed
February 10, 2009
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7 12-2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
Tell us more about you (optional)
I most recently started a journey with Victoza... I am on the 1.2 and thinking I will need to go up to 1.8... I would LOVE to hear from others that are using Victoza!

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At 2:49pm on September 25, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BRIGITTE!!
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At 5:04am on September 25, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY,HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Brigitte. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 2:18am on September 25, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Brigitte, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:39am on September 25, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Brigitte....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 2:30am on September 25, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Brigitte. I wish for you a most wonderful time. ENJOY!!!

At 6:07pm on February 7, 2012, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 10:09am on February 5, 2012, catlover said…

Welcome Brigitte- Hello and glad to have you in the community.

At 5:05pm on February 4, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home Brigitte...
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 8:56am on February 4, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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At 10:54am on February 3, 2012, BadMoonT2 said…

Hi Brigitte, Welcome to tuD, this is a great place to learn how to get the best control possible as well as discuss things with people who really get it. I noticed your question about Victoza. I have been taking it for about 6 months at the 1.2 dose. It has really helped my numbers and I have even lost a little weight. There is a Victoza Group here you might want to check out. The other big thing that has helped me is restriction the quantity and types of carbs I eat. If you want to learn more about this I recommend the Bernstein Group

 
 
 

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