"Hi gingercat. Is it slow release Metformin because if it isn't you need to ask for it to be changed, The slow release is better. Do you exercise as this will help with both the diabetes and depression. Nice walks in a park with the autumn…"
"I'm still in physical therapy but doing well. I injured my leg in college and had all of the cartilage removed ( they would never do that today). It wore down the bone and shortened my hamstring. I had actually lost an inch in height. Knee is…"
"Wow same as my Dad, his was due to a previous half knee failing - well it was just wrong from the start. How do you feel? He had to be on crutches for a while as they had to do a bone graft but it went well so he's allowed to walk around now.…"
"Thanks for the link; it's going to be great to be able to talk to people about the things I do and they understand it - wow. it has taken me so long to find such a good website and people that experience the same things I do. As soon as I…"
I'm still in physical therapy but doing well. I injured my leg in college and had all of the cartilage removed ( they would never do that today). It wore down the bone and shortened my hamstring. I had actually lost an inch in height. Knee is really good- ham string stretching out is the harder part. But I did the 5k diabetes walk last week! I think in another month I'll be pretty close to 100%.
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