how much do you test?

  • By Penzar · Posted April 10, 2014
  • In Monitoring blood sugar · 3 replies
  • I am T2D for 1 year. MY doctor says to test my blood sugar twice a day, but my nurse educators said I should be testing before/after each meal and at bedtime. I typically test when i feel low and always ...

Does Metformin lower your blood sugar

  • By sunshine2020 · Posted March 16, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 15 replies
  • Hi as some of you know I have the prescription and I filled it but I am scared to take it.....just wondering....if I do take it when should I take it....when my sugar is at it's highest point or what.....I ...

type 2 with bladder cancer

  • By jackiet46 · Posted March 15, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 2 replies
  • found a discussion about this but it was closed for comments. dx. with bladder cancer august 2012. had it removed and have been cancer free since. at time of dx i had been taking diabetic medication Actos ...

unit of insurlin

  • By pitapat · Posted March 6, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 1 reply
  • I was wondering what's the most units of insurlin a person can take ...

Curious to see how many others out there like me

  • By charlottesweb · Posted February 20, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 3 replies
  • I was diagnosed in 2004 with DM-2 and started with diet/exercise. After 1 1/2 years I started Metformin. To me it's a wonder drug. It has helped me curb my appetite better. I'm not hungry most of the ...

Drug that can help diabetic neuropathy

  • By jane_doe · Posted February 17, 2014
  • In Medications · 10 replies
  • Has anyone heard of this? It's a drug that's being tested it halts and may also reverse neuropathy. It seems promising but I'm wondering why I never heard of it. The article was written in 2010. I'm wondering ...

How to help sister living in nursing home situation

  • By reneeh63 · Posted February 14, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • Hi everyone - I'm new to this community and very concerned for my sister. She is developmentally challenged and also has some health issues (urinary catheter among other things) in addition to a new diagnosis ...

I just joined this group

  • By pegasi9 · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 1 reply
  • I'm having to live with Diabetes Type 2 since I was in my 40s, so I've had this disease for over 20 years. I'm on Metformin. I hope my Diabetes Type 2 doesn't progress so that I require Insulin. I hope ...

How to get back out of Type Two

  • By Sonobovich · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Prevention · 2 replies
  • I was diagnosed as pre type two for two or three years while I hovered between 190 and 200 lbs. I also have A.D.D. so all I had to do was walk through a doorway to forget this. Unfortunately, one of the ...


  • By cndij · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 0 replies
  • Hello, I just found this group today, I have been on Inspire for several years, but mainly on the Bladder Cancer section (which my husband has). I have been diabetic for almost 20 years now, and have ...

Weight and Type 2

  • By 2Anne · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Nutrition and exercise · 1 reply
  • I have managed to lose 10 lbs on the 5/2 diet. It's hard going but at my blood test last week my tracker blood sugar was down 5 which has put me back five years readings wise which is great. I intend ...


  • By Bgill009 · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 7 replies
  • I have major pain in my legs with neuropathy from my diabetes. I have been on Gabapentin for about 2 years. It messes me up daily. I feel like I'm about to fall asleep for hours. Has anyone had these ...

Metformin 1000 mg

  • By BrianahPHA · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Medications · 20 replies
  • I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in September 2013 and I am having a hard time finding medication that doesn't make me sick. I am currently taking metformin 1000 mg 2x a day. I started taking ...


Masheti (Inactive)
  • By Masheti (Inactive) · Posted February 4, 2014
  • In Medications · 4 replies
  • In 2004 me and my wife were diagnosed with the dreaded HIV virus. Just when we thought that we were able to deal with our status disaster struck again and in 2004 i was again diagnosed with type 2 diabetes ...


  • By tummy2013 · Posted January 23, 2014
  • In Living with diabetes · 9 replies
  • I was looking for natural sources of probiotics and came across with Sourdough Bread. I read many articles and all stated that the Sourdough Bread is good for Digestion and Diabetes. I am so excited ...

Diabetes symptoms??? Please help!

  • By MommyToAMiracle · Posted January 6, 2014
  • In Symptoms · 7 replies
  • Hi there. I was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and I have a question for those diagnosed with diabetes. Most of my symptoms are similiar if not identical to diabetes. The most alarming ...

What Is Normal BS Level

  • By Duvie · Posted November 19, 2013
  • In Newly diagnosed · 5 replies
  • According to the booklet that came with the BS meter, 100 before eating 140 2 hrs after eating 120 at bedtime is considered normal for people without diabetes. It's the only reference to any goal for ...

Lowered A1C

  • By Julie2009 · Posted October 27, 2013
  • In Medications · 0 replies
  • Good morning. When I had lab work done mid last year my A1c was 6.9, then I went on a diet and 3 months later it was 7.3. Doctor said it wasn't my fault and wrote me out a prescription for metformin ...


  • By Patcee · Posted October 22, 2013
  • In Medications · 5 replies
  • Just wondering about what others have experienced while using Victoza for Type II Diabetes ...

One thing the Dr. didn't tell me was . . .

  • By mamayoli · Posted October 16, 2013
  • In Diabetic complications · 7 replies
  • One thing the Dr. didn't tell me was that diabetes can cause peripheral neuropathy in the feet, which can lead to a condition known as Charcot foot. I have had diabetes for 20 yrs. I now have control ...

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