Monitoring blood sugar

how much do you test?

Penzar
  • By Penzar · New reply April 11, 2014
  • 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 ...

Had a A1c home test done today

Julie2009
  • By Julie2009 · New reply June 27, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I had an A1c test in August 2012 which was 6.9 without me being on a diet. In December it was 7.3 with a diet! Well I did a home test today (got the kit at Walmart for $30.00 for 2 tests) and my test ...

Diabetes type2

Ossi
  • By Ossi · New reply April 30, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • After the CABG 4 months back, I have been detected with diabetes type 2. My day blood sugar is always within limits 120 to 140, but fasting sugar is 130 to 150. I am under medication Metformin 1000mg ...

Blood sugar

Julie2009
  • By Julie2009 · New reply February 2, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • I finally think I have a grip on my blood sugar! Been trying to get it down for a few months now and also dieting to get my cholesterol back to normal. My last blood test showed that the cholesterol went ...

Normal blood glucose for diabetics

Julie2009
  • By Julie2009 · New reply January 3, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • Merry Christmas. Wanted to ask what is normal blood glucose levels for people with diabetes. Reading articles that say to keep the levels normal - but with diabetics what is normal? How high does the ...

When should I test my blood sugar"

Julie2009
  • By Julie2009 · New reply December 25, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • I have only been doing a blood glucose fasting most of the time. Wondering if I check it more - when should I be checking my blood glucose during the day; before or after meals? I am taking cinammin supplements ...

A1C Test

Julie2009
  • By Julie2009 · New reply December 22, 2012
  • 16 replies
  • I had lab work paperwork mailed to me. How do I tell on the lab work paperwork if my doctor has ordered the A1C test? I had the test done last month, but the doctor did not request it last year. I cannot ...

Hardly eating!

Julie2009
  • By Julie2009 · New reply November 5, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • I have hardly been eating these days. Trying to get my weight from 115 lbs to 105, had an injury a few month ago so I can't really exercise yet. I am taking in about 1200 calories a day and my blood sugar ...

Mobile Health Apps

JoPeKim
  • By JoPeKim · New reply May 8, 2012
  • 3 replies
  • Hi all, Wondering how good the existing health apps are for DMT2? To me they are great for keeping track, but not great for predicting the future. Am I wrong here ...

Looking for a good glucose meter any suggestions?

Fats
  • By Fats · New reply February 11, 2011
  • 3 replies
  • I thought i saw a commercial during the early morning for a meter that you prick yourself in the arm, is there a meter like that if so where do you get it ...

PCP & Blood sugar readings

rhinoldy
  • By rhinoldy · Posted March 25, 2010
  • 0 replies
  • Hi, I'm new to the group. My husband is the one w/diabetes. He has been on prednisone (for the treatment of his Sarcoidosis) for over a year now - that's what's causing his diabetes. My question is this ...

For the first time since I was diagnosed

zendisney
  • By zendisney · New reply January 25, 2010
  • 7 replies
  • I am very proud of myself. For 8 years I have been in denial. Not anymore. I have been taking my blood sugar consistently and monitoring food intake. I feel better than ever. My sugars are under control ...

Insulin pump problems

glitsagirl
  • By glitsagirl · New reply October 19, 2009
  • 3 replies
  • Hi, My hubby has been on the Medtronic insulin pump for 3 years and has now received the pump that has a sensor that tells you what your sugar is at. He has had a couple of weeks where he is low or very ...

Dr Lal

Percy00
  • By Percy00 · Posted April 10, 2009
  • 0 replies
  • slim weight 76kg Ht 165 cm ...

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