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High BS readings and next Dr. visit.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerry2005 Feb 14, 2013. 6 Replies

Hi Everyone, I saw a couple of discussions but need not feel comfortable tagging on to someone else topic.I've been a type 2 for since 1998 and for the most part everything was basically fine. I had…Continue

 

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Gerry2005 replied to Gerry2005's discussion 'High BS readings and next Dr. visit.'
"I'm not fat at 6'1 and 240 before the 30 pound drop -- I had a couple of extra inches. I've still have little belly pad - which I wanted to try and firm up with exercise. Outside from my belly, I'm lean almost to the point of…"
Feb 14, 2013
Zoe replied to Gerry2005's discussion 'High BS readings and next Dr. visit.'
"You will be surprised at how little it hurts; most of us think pricking our fingers for testing hurts more! The needles are very small. Brian has given you great advice. Your doctor will be surprised (and hopefully pleased!) at how proactive you…"
Feb 14, 2013
Gerry2005 replied to Gerry2005's discussion 'High BS readings and next Dr. visit.'
"Thanks for the reply! I was thinking that the time for insulin has arrived, as well. I do not consider this event as a failure per se, but I'm not overly excited about these turn of events, either. I just hate needles!"
Feb 14, 2013
Brian (bsc) replied to Gerry2005's discussion 'High BS readings and next Dr. visit.'
"I have to tell you, I don't believe we got diabetes because we were fat. And while you may have lost some weight on this diet, it is not surprising it didn't make a huge difference in your blood sugar levels. I have to be honest, you are…"
Feb 14, 2013
Zoe replied to Gerry2005's discussion 'High BS readings and next Dr. visit.'
"I can't speak to the pain and other possible issues, but I would say it looks like insulin would be a very good idea. You don't want to keep going along with numbers that high and insulin will both bring them in line and make you feel…"
Feb 14, 2013
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High BS readings and next Dr. visit.

Hi Everyone, I saw a couple of discussions but need not feel comfortable tagging on to someone else topic.I've been a type 2 for since 1998 and for the most part everything was basically fine. I had H1AC levels between 6.1 and 6.7. My morning fasting numbers were in the low 120's. Needless to say, things have changed big time. My morning numbers now are generally above 150 and 2 hours meal levels hit above 250. The real problem is that I'm really watching what I eat and quantity. I'm on…See More
Feb 14, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Gerry2005
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Gerry! The kayaking photo above may not be of southern Texas...but is so awesome I couldn't resist :) This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting…"
Feb 11, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for Gerry2005
"Welcome Gerry, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for…"
Feb 11, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Gerry2005
"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…"
Feb 11, 2013
Gerry2005 left a comment for Marie B
"Thanks for the Welcome! Will continue reading all the discussion groups before I start wading!"
Feb 11, 2013
Marie B left a comment for Gerry2005
"hi Gerry, welcome to the community! let me know if you have any questions."
Feb 11, 2013
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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?
Gain more accurate real-world information
Date diagnosed
March 1, 1998
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
12.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral
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Like to Kayak and Fly Fish in costal waters of southern Texas.

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At 6:07pm on February 11, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Gerry!
The kayaking photo above may not be of southern Texas...but is so awesome I couldn't resist :)
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,
click on "all groups". 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 a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 5:37pm on February 11, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Gerry, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions.
I see you are Type 2 you might want to visit the T2 group.
http://www.tudiabetes.org/groups/type2
You might also enjoy these pages
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/fishingdiabetics
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/athleticdiabetics
Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 2:48pm on February 11, 2013, 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.

At 12:40pm on February 11, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Gerry, welcome to the community! let me know if you have any questions.

At 12:37pm on February 11, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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