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Anyone else on this?


Started this discussion. Last reply by Dee Apr 6, 2013. 4 Replies

I tried again to do the Victoza but again after three days at .06 I started to fill sick to my stomach. Finally did throw up and had about three days food that came up. I decided that was enough for…Continue

Blood sugar high in the mornings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dee Oct 26, 2012. 19 Replies

Doing everything I'm suppose to but for some reason lately my BS is running around 130 in AM. It use to be 100 or less. Some mornings its ok but others not so good. Any idea's?Continue


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Dee replied to Dee's discussion 'Bydureon'
"I've only done the one shot. Dr. Gave me two samples. I didn't notice a change but the needle on the thing is so huge that when I tried the shot in my thigh blood poured out of my leg. I did inject the medicine but think it might have come…"
Dec 18, 2014
kathimcb replied to Dee's discussion 'Bydureon'
"Hi Dee, I was briefly on Bydureon a few years ago, but I had an allergic reaction to it. I'm currently using Victoza, as well as insulin."
Dec 18, 2014
Dee posted a status
"Off insulin, continue metforum plus .6 Victoza daily. BS high in the mornings. MD trying me on Bydureon, shot once week. Anyone used this?"
Dec 16, 2014
Dee posted a discussion


Anyone else on this?
Dec 16, 2014
Dee replied to Alda's discussion 'new victoza user' in the group VICTOZA
"Alda,Good luck with the Victoza. I lost about 10 lbs on it when I first started it but that stopped. I can only take .06 and only every other day. If I take it everyday it makes me throw up. Just now I threw up three days of food. ugh! And that is…"
Jul 12, 2013
Dee replied to Attawapiskat's discussion 'Did anyone experience increased heart rate and blood pressure with Victoza?' in the group VICTOZA
"I don't think I had blood pressure issues but had a lot of stomach issues. Even now I can only do a shot of .6 every other day. If I do it every day I end up throwing up my food that I'd eaten for the last several days."
Jun 14, 2013
Dee replied to Dee's discussion 'Victoza'
"Thanks Christy. I wish I could take it because early on it did help with the blood sugar but after awhile it didn't and I was just throwing up after about three days of my food backing up. I tired eating smaller meals too. When I was first…"
Apr 6, 2013
Dee replied to Dee's discussion 'Victoza'
"Thank you for your imput Brian. I stayed on .06 for a month and everytime, after three days I would throw up. I also have slow emptying stomach problem, which according to the instructions you shouldn't use Victoza if you have that. I discussed…"
Apr 6, 2013
Brian (bsc) replied to Dee's discussion 'Victoza'
"Many people find that the GLP-1 drugs like Victoza work well. I used Byetta/Victoza for more than 2 years. The nausea is a side effect, but many people find that it tapers off after a couple weeks. The standard protocol is to start with 6 mcg and…"
Apr 6, 2013
christy replied to Dee's discussion 'Victoza'
"I think and not from personal experience, but just from people I know personally and from topics I've read here. I think Victoza is pretty useless. I think for SOME it might help initially, but I think eventually it stops, and for others it…"
Apr 5, 2013
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I tried again to do the Victoza but again after three days at .06 I started to fill sick to my stomach. Finally did throw up and had about three days food that came up. I decided that was enough for me. Of course after about two days being off it my morning BS was running about 138, which was high for me. I did increase my insulin from 10 units at night to 15 units but it was still high in the AM. My Dr. Has me taking 4 metformins at night with my evening snack. I will see her this month and I…See More
Apr 5, 2013
Dee posted a status
"Rec'd paper in the mail saying that Type II could be reversed. The Drs/ Drug companys don't want us off the meds because of the money."
Feb 13, 2013
Dee replied to kene's discussion 'victoza weight question:' in the group VICTOZA
"My Endo put me on it and it didn't have anything to do with my A1C because it was already 6.7 but she did say it would help me to fill full and I wouldn't eat as much. I am overweight and when I first started taking it I lost 11 lbs and…"
Feb 13, 2013
Dee posted a status
"Many years ago I was told I had slow emptying of the stomach and put on Raglan but stopped taking it 2 years ago."
Jan 11, 2013
renka commented on Dee's blog post 'Looking at surgery.'
"Hi, have you been tested for gastroparesis?"
Jan 10, 2013
karebear1966 commented on Dee's blog post 'Looking at surgery.'
"I had my gallbladder out, I was on oral meds when first DX'ed then went off them after bringing my a1c down to a great number. after having surgery I had to go back on ( not because of the surgery) What i discovered is that the oral meds were…"
Jan 10, 2013

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Looking at surgery.

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 1:39pm 5 Comments

Seems that I am having issues with my gall bladder. Only 20% of my food is getting through it. After three days it comes back up unless I only drink my food. I'm concerned because I haven't had surgery sins being diabetic.


Posted on June 3, 2012 at 5:57pm 0 Comments

So far I'm on my third day of taking the Victoza. Have been taking it in the evening at 8:00 at the .o6 dose. Seems ok so far. Endo wants me to stay at that level for one week and then try to go up. I did this before and once I got to the higher dose starting throwing up. So far so good. I am only eating until I start feeling full and then stop. So far I've lost four lbs. in three days and the morning sugar levels are back to 116, 114. unlike the 136 I was having. Seems to be helping there.…



Posted on June 1, 2012 at 8:51am 2 Comments

Saw my endo yesterday and because my BS is running high in the mornings she wants me to go back on Victoza. I was taking it before and it just made me sick all the time and I would throw up after taking it for a couple of days. I told her this and she told me to just stay on the .06 for a week and see how that works. My A1C is 6.7. I was put on BP meds about two months ago and a beta blocker and thats when I noticed weight gain and higher BS in the morning. I think I could take this…


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At 2:17pm on January 9, 2013, Linda G said…

Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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!

At 3:55am on January 9, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Dee. I wish for you a most wonderful fay. ENJOY!!!

At 1:11am on January 9, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 5:19am on January 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Dee. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:07pm on August 6, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 9:56am on August 4, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello Dee and Welcome to TuD!
At 9:02am on August 4, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 8:04am on August 4, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Dee.....
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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take care....and keep in touch!
At 7:08am on August 4, 2011, brokenpole said…
I used to have an uncle that lived in Beckley. He had a shoe repair place. Haven't been there in years.
At 7:07am on August 4, 2011, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.



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