Sue
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  • Apollo, PA
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David (dns) left a comment for Sue
"Hi Sue, Based on your comment re: Rick's blog, you might possibly find This discussion of interest."
Mar 2
Sue commented on rick the "Blogabetic"'s blog post 'The worst kind of Diabetes?'
"I find it alarming how many people are started on Metformin and told it will prevent diabetes. No instructions on diet or exercise, just the prescription. These people then go on their merry ways without changing their lifestyles. Doctors actually…"
Mar 2
Linda G left a comment for Sue
"I'm glad to hear your bg is in a better range. Do not despair....you'll get to your goal! love....linda"
Oct 6, 2011
Sue left a comment for Linda G
"Thank you for the birthday wishes! No, I haven't been on lately. I had to go off Byetta and metformin because they weren't working for me. I am now totally on insulin, and it has been a steep learning curve! My numbers still aren't…"
Oct 5, 2011
Linda G left a comment for Sue
"Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sue.... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? You haven't been on in a while, and I wondered if all was well ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?"
Oct 5, 2011
Linda G left a comment for Sue
"Greetings Sue! Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments? "
Oct 5, 2010
Ila left a comment for Sue
"Happy Birthday!!! On this special day, well wishes are coming your way. The coming year will bring you answers that will continue to surprise you."
Oct 5, 2010
Doris D left a comment for Sue
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Oct 5, 2010
jonesy replied to Sue's discussion 'Metformin and Byetta' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"thanks for the tip about prilosec tony. i take byetta 2x a day. am currently on avandia, but just spoke to dr. about changing it. wouldnt mind going back on metformin., seems the problems tapered off after a week or so. my a1c went from 8.3 to 6.9.…"
Sep 27, 2010
Brian (bsc) replied to Sue's discussion 'Metformin and Byetta' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"You doctor seems like a "twit." The maximum for metformin, but regular and extended release (XR) is 2500 mg. Many people find they tolerate the XR much better with less of the gastric distress. Having a fasting blood sugar over 200 mg/dl…"
Jul 27, 2010
Tony S. replied to Sue's discussion 'Metformin and Byetta' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"Hi, Sue: I take regular Metformin 1000 mg 1 pill two times a day. I take a Prilosec OTC daily with my first Byetta shot of the day on the advice of my gastroenterologist. My indigestion is a thing of the past. My A1c is at about 7.3, about where…"
Jul 27, 2010
Sue added a discussion to the group Byetta Users Forum
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Metformin and Byetta

My A1C dropped from 9.2 to 7.2 in six months, but I haven't lost anyweight.  On Friday, my PCP was alarmed that I have been taking 2000 mgof Metformin XR a day.  He said he didn't know that??????  He also saidhe thought I was on regular Metformin.  I told him his "girl" arguedwith me saying that there is only one kind of Metformin.  My pharmacisthad to explain that to her. ( I think she didn't transcribe the XR partof Metformin.)  Anyway, because of my gastrointestinal problems lately,he cut my…See More
Jul 27, 2010
crystal bowersox and Sue are now friends
Jul 15, 2010
jojo55 replied to Sue's discussion 'Nausea and hives/itching' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I've been using Byetta for 1-1/2 years along w/1000 mg. Metformin twice daily and I still have bouts of nausea every so often. I have been trying to watch what I'm eating before I get nauseous and for me, it seems to be milk products (I am…"
Jun 4, 2010
jojo55 replied to Sue's discussion 'Nausea and hives/itching' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"Yes, sometimes I have spots that really hurt - it's hard to control the wincing! And then, some days I have no trouble at all."
Jun 4, 2010
Sue left a comment for crystal bowersox
"You are wonderfully talented and I am rooting for you to win American Idol!"
May 19, 2010

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November 30, 1999
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8.5
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Oral

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At 12:06pm on March 2, 2014, David (dns) said…

Hi Sue,

Based on your comment re: Rick's blog, you might possibly find This discussion of interest.

At 7:36pm on October 6, 2011, Linda G said…
I'm glad to hear your bg is in a better range.
Do not despair....you'll get to your goal!
love....linda
At 7:07pm on October 5, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sue....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? You haven't been on in a while, and I wondered if all was well ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?
At 3:36am on October 5, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Sue. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 7:57pm on October 5, 2010, Linda G said…
Greetings Sue!
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:13am on October 5, 2010, Doris D said…
At 8:19pm on April 18, 2010, Jim Roach said…
WElcome to Tudiabetes Sue!
At 2:37am on April 18, 2010, Osob said…

At 12:07pm on April 17, 2010, Sue said…
Thanks, everyone, for the welcoming words. To catlover, Apollo is about 35 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, so we are on opposite ends of the state!
At 12:02pm on April 17, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Sue- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here. Where is Apollo in PA ? I also live in PA, in the SE part near Philly. Check out the New Members Guide at the top of the page under About Us.
 
 
 

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