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  • Pre- Diabetes and type 2

    Hello, I am fairly new as just been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Consistently I have had readings in the 100-111 fasting everyday. However, I notice my sugar is actually significantly lower after meals. Every afternoon about 3-4 hours after I eat lunch i start feeling exhausted and jittery. Yesterday...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 (Forum) by kradindj on Thu, Jun 19 2014
  • Should I surrender and start on insulin?

    A fairly active 68 year old male. Exercises regularly, likes to scuba dive with one of two sons and two of his sons. I'm looking to decrease my glucose numbers so to live healthy and a long time into the future. Married twice, one divorce, one death. I don't like ending "realationships "...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 (Forum) by reathsr on Mon, Apr 7 2014
  • metformin

    Hello Can you recommend a doctor who practices in NYC. My husband has been to two doctors and their treatment is different. We want to know the best possible way to get this disease under control. He was taken his metformin with his meals and now this new doctor said for him to take one pill in the morning...
    Posted to Newly Diagnosed (Forum) by Gina on Fri, Oct 4 2013
  • Re: What Causes Leg Cramps in Diabetics

    I live in a hot European country and during the warm months of which there are many, although I have discovered much of what has been said above as true, it is very important to understand that as diabetics many of the symptoms we experience are multiplied. When you look at the easy going Greeks sitting...
    Posted to Beating Diabetes Burnout (Forum) by Patrick Brigham on Thu, Jul 18 2013
  • Causes of Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes is often called adult diabetes because it mainly occurs to people above 35-40 and it accounts for more than 90% diabetes cases. It is relative shortage of insulin and therefore it is milder than type 1 diabetes. Compared with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes has closer relation with heredity...
    Posted to Beating Diabetes Burnout (Forum) by kidneycare on Fri, Nov 23 2012
  • Insuline allergy

    Case study: My mother has been a (slim) T2 diabetic for the past 10 years. She is 78 years now. She started with a FBS of 200 mg/dL 10 years ago, then was treated with Medformin increasing dose from 1000 mg/day to 3000 mg/day. All this time her FBS was not going below 120 mg/dL (actually staying mainly...
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by averomania on Wed, Aug 15 2012
  • Dawn Phenomenon

    I too suffer from Dawn Phenomenon, as I will go to bed with a 150, and wake up with a 259!! Very frustrating. In reading some of the posts I see that because I exercise (walk at home with Leslie Sansone) for 3 miles every morning after breakfast my muscles may be crying out for more nutrition overnight...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 (Forum) by PZcolcap on Tue, Aug 7 2012
  • Re: Has Anyone had success in managing T2 with nutrition and exercise instead of drugs?

    I began with very simple exercises such as walking a block (which I initially found painful and left me out of breath) and increased this as my weight went down. Although I still have back and joint pain, it is much less severe and I am able to walk everywhere without losing my breath and keeping my...
    Posted to Taking Charge of Type 2 (Forum) by DaffyD2 on Wed, Jun 13 2012
  • What is the Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes?

    Diabetes is very common these days. It is reported that about 10% of Americans have Diabetes. Diabetes is a series of metabolic disorder of glucose, protein, fat, water and electrolyte. Genetic factors, immunity dysfunction, infection by microorganism and viruses, and mental factors—all these factors...
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by bingllei on Mon, May 21 2012
  • Can Diabetics Drink Coffee

    Can Diabetics Drink Coffee ?Coffee is a common drink which many people are fond of. When people are suffering from diabetes, they want to know whether they can continue with this drink. It is said by experts that drinking coffee can prevent diabetes for coffee contains chlorogenic acid, which can inhibitα...
    Posted to Coping with Complications (Forum) by ckdsite on Tue, May 8 2012
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