"With reference to your reading of 2.1:
"Throughout a 24 hour period blood plasma glucose levels are generally maintained between 4-8 mmol/L (72 and 144 mg/dL).:11 Although 3.3 or 3.9 mmol/L (60…"
"My dose is 500 mg Metformin twice daily, 1.25 mg Glyburide twice daily (down from 2.5 mg twice daily before Metformin). HbA1c stable at 5.6. I am probably insulin deficient, not uncommon at my age (age 72, BMI 23). Minimal side effects from…"
Here are a few tips on how to make the most of the site. I invite you check out the different groups we have: there's an excellent chance you will find more than a few that you can identify with. Also, when you can, please add a photo to your profile. We'd love to also learn a bit more about you: where you from, etc.
If you find the community useful, please:
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Last, if you run into Spanish-only speaking folks, please let them know about EsTuDiabetes.com, our sister Spanish-speaking community.
Hi John, welcome to the community! You've already been chipping in at the forum, which is fantastic. You may like to join a couple of groups here too. I've got T2 as well, and its surprising because I'm young, but stuff happens.
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