"Hi Amelia - I am a type one and was on Metformin and Symlin. I recently changed providers and am on Victoza, off-label and have stopped taking the metformin. Victoza works much better than the Symlin and I have lost 13 pounds while on it because I…"
"Thank you! :) I am so happy that you mentioned that you have been feeling so tired. Not that I'm happy that Victoza is making you tired, but because I was getting exhausted for seemingly no reason and I didn't know why. Hopefully we will…"
"Congratulations on your great numbers! I found it took about 6 weeks before I stopped feeling 'Off". In fact, I stayed on .6 a long time. My endo just upped me to 1.2 so now I'm going through all the side effects again. I feel so…"
"Hello again. :) I'm in my third week of taking Victoza. At first, I felt totally "off". I still don't feel 100% normal, but I'm feeling a lot better. I still feel a wee bit nauseous, especially at lunch, but not like how…"
Hello! How's it all going Susan...any questions/suggestions?
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Susan, I seen the endocrinologist, she had me see the nurse educator on Dec 8th where she wants me to keep a month of BS, since I just got off prednisone a couple months ago and my sugars were wacky. So for this next month I will be montoring my BS x's a day. I seen the dietitian today the 11th and were are going over carb counting. I got the call for the aminous (PING) company any my insurance excepted it. Now it a process of waiting for the BS to get done in the middle of Jan. and learning how to use it. I am looking forward to having one..
I am getting train for an aminios pump(PING) I see the nurse on instructions Monday the 8th,blood work with cortsol levels. The on the 11th see a dietian on carb counting. I have to keep a record of my BS befor meals and night time.and 2 hrs after meals and for some reason 3 AM . I have done this except the 3 AM if I up. I can't see much and when I fall asleep I can't wake myself to do that. So theres where I'm at so far.....Keep in touch
Susan, I know a few people on the pump. Each one has a different one. They also all like the pumps they have. Any suggestions? I go to the MD's on November 24th , let me know if you can give me some ideas...
I used Symlin for almost a year, but then quit due to not a lot of benefit and some other issues I was having. As a result of going on the Dex, and watching my post-breakfast number patterns spike, my endo put me back on it for breakfast only. I've been really pleased with that change. I do 0/100 over an hour, and it works well for me.
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