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Help! Sugar just won't come down :(

Started this discussion. Last reply by jims Nov 19, 2012. 45 Replies

Ok guys I am at a bit of a stand still and I'm totally frustrated with my body right now :(Saw my endo last Monday and it was bad news. Not only had my A1C gone from 6.5 to 7.5 but she revealed that…Continue

Tags: glipizide, liver, januvia, amaryl, sugar

Type II Diabetes and Exercise

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Jul 31, 2012. 6 Replies

I need some advice and was wondering if the TuDiabetes had any to give. I am having a hard time with managing my sugars when I exercise.Right now I am on Metformin 850 mg 2x daily and Januvia 100mg…Continue

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Linda G left a comment for chrissi
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES CHRISSI!! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is…"
Nov 5, 2013
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"Chrissi, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Nov 5, 2013
rick phillips left a comment for chrissi
"Chrissi, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Nov 5, 2013
jims replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"I cannot find response by Mark?"
Nov 19, 2012
jims replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"Good point. Thank you."
Nov 7, 2012
jims replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"Stemwinder: I am not right nor does right have point here and apologize. Probably when one looks thru most cases ( and I have not), there will be commonality of probable causes covering most folks. Thats just good science attempting to quantify the…"
Nov 7, 2012
Pauly replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"Meeting with a dietician would be in order to get some helpful ideas and a good plan for your meals so you eat properly at this stage. If your not getting answers or results from this endo go to another one. Your BG is too high and this is something…"
Nov 7, 2012
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"I suppose your right Jims. There are so many factors but I can't help but believe there is some commonality in most T2's. But who knows it may be just wishful thinking on my part. Gary"
Nov 7, 2012
jims replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"I do not quite agree here. The problem in my mind is the fanaticisim to seek out single in middle of target center solutions that are a magical solution that one fits all. After 30 years my experience as type 2 and nearly rotting out suggests the…"
Nov 7, 2012
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"I'm not so sure that T2 is not curable. There are a lot of people that lead the classic T2 lifestyle and don't get it. Something pushes us T2's over the edge and I think that is curable. Lifestyle isn't the only cause. Now curing…"
Nov 7, 2012
Vancouversailor replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"When choosing between different research areas and projects, a msjor consideration for scientists would be the likelihood of success. I think most people would agree that the chance of finding an actual cure for type II is about the same as finding…"
Nov 7, 2012
Zoe replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"Actually, when you count the adult onset Type 1's that were misdiagnosed as Type 2's, it is more like 75% are Type 2 and 25% Type 1."
Nov 7, 2012
jims replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"You make an interesting comment. I would offer that froma total cost of T2 cures and present explosion threaten to bankrupt medicare and medical plans. A practical treatment would ease that load and concern. I believe we need to go there as rotting…"
Nov 7, 2012
Linda G left a comment for chrissi
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Chrissi.... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey,…"
Nov 5, 2012
Sam Iam replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"I cannot find concise figures for research spending on T1 vs T2. I would assume there is a lot of overlap. In the US and UK, about 95% of PWD are t2. Per capita costs for treatment are about double for T1. My feeling is that a cure or practical…"
Oct 31, 2012
jims replied to chrissi's discussion 'Help! Sugar just won't come down :('
"My reports show that in fact most research dollars being spent on type 1 not type 2. ADA only spends less than 5% of the 166 mil taken in on research. Whether type 1 or type 2 both types do need extensive researchand this is not rant one way or…"
Oct 31, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
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January 1, 2006
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At 5:51am on November 5, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, chrissi. , I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:38am on November 5, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES CHRISSI!!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!
http://bigbluetest.org/
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At 12:56am on November 5, 2013, rick phillips said…

Chrissi, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:34am on November 5, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Chrissi....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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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At 8:40pm on May 2, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home chrissi....
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, 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:
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:57am on May 2, 2012, catlover said…

HI chrissi- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 10:55am on May 2, 2012, 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!!!

At 9:23am on May 2, 2012, 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 8:18am on May 2, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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