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  • How Often Do You Eat?

    I would really like to hear from type 2 diabetics, not on insulin, who may or may not take oral medications. How often do you eat each day? My first dietitian told me to eat every 3 hours. Breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack. This is just way too much food for me. She also had me...

    Pegsy
    By Pegsy 40 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 14:04:14 -0500
  • WEIGHTLOSS

    HEY GUYS ME AND HUBBY STILL WALKING DOING 9 MILES A WEEK I AM DOWN TO 235 WAS 253 WE ARE DOING GOOD GOT DR APP MONDAY MORNING HOPE TO HAVE GOOD REPORT WILL UPDATE MONDAY.HUBBY BSL STILL LITTLE HIGH I MIGHT HAVE TO TAKE ANOTHER PILL WITH METFORMIN HE GO DR OCT 9 THANKS FOR SUPPORT ALL HAVE GREAT...

    msann
    By msann 20 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 13:50:01 -0500
  • Quick Poll: Is it important to you to talk about emotional stuff with your doctor?

    Are you talking about your feelings with your doctor? Some physicians are open to talking about emotions. They may be able to offer help or, if not, at least offer suggestions or recommendations. Maybe even a listening ear and some encouragement. Others don’t seem to be so willing to have...

    Dr Gary
    By Dr GaryCA 8 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 14:54:55 -0500
  • Mandatory 90 day doctor visits

    Morning all. I'm new here and I'm just looking for some feedback from other Type II diabetics. Do all y'all have to see your doctors every 90 days religiously in order to get your meds refilled? My internist just filled a prescription for me for Januvia? I have an appointment with him for the end...

    seabelly
    By seabelly 18 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 09:46:25 -0500
  • Alzheimer's Could Be Type 3

    I have heard about this before several years ago, that Alzheimer's Disease is related to diabetes. It has resurfaced as a school of thought in this article and video. " The "why" makes sense once you know how insulin works. Insulin is how your body regulates blood sugar — it prompts cells to...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 26 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 12:31:41 -0500
  • Goodbye honeymoon?

    Newly diagnosed in June as a type 1 at 26 years old. It came as a total shock to me. My endo says I'm still making some insulin but it's not going to last much longer. About a week after I was diagnosed and started lantus (8units), I started going low. I've had to gradually cut down units because...

    littleladyliza
    By littleladyliza 8 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 12:07:36 -0500
  • Concern for diabes

    I was concern with couple thing i been finding how dry my skin is exspecially elbow i treat it with cream but still real dry? Im also been getting headaches alot i check my sugar its in 245 i m always high and never any headache is my diabetes changing! Im working on carbs calorie and c my ditian...

    rolly123
    By rolly123 5 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 05:27:28 -0500
  • New here, have questions!

    So, DX as Type II in June (on my birthday). I have a complicated medical history (Primary Auto-Immune Disorder, and Arthritis) and I was put on a Ketogenic diet with calorie restrictions. So far I have lost 30 lbs, so no complaints there. But the other night I got so annoyed with making separate...

    Shedayz
    By Shedayz 12 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 08:34:08 -0500
  • Hello All

    I have finally made the move to Missouri. Is it my last move? No I don't think so. My man is in Montana with part of the family the other half is in Rosebud South Dakota. My truck broke down twice. The second time ending up at a Mechanics office where I signed off on it. Now doing my best to get...

    TsalagiLenape
    By TsalagiLenape 8 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 23:51:47 -0500
  • Artificial Sweeteners Good or Bad for you?

    Here's a CNBC article that refutes one of the "latest" news items that claimed that artificial sweeteners factored in causing obesity and diabetes. http://www.cnbc.com/id/102010644#. I found it worth sharing...hope you do too!

    Type1Lou
    By Type1Lou 6 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 13:14:43 -0500
  • Update from Doctor.

    I recently saw my doctor for check up how my diabetes is doing. My blood work came back excellent. My LDL, HDL, and triglycerides are much better than average. My A1C went from 8.8 about 8 months ago when I was first diagnosed to 5.4. When he called to give me my results he said you changed...

    Shawn Grant
    By Shawn Grant 18 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 08:47:59 -0500
  • I seen a diabetic artlicle with a picture of a "healthy breakfast" that would spike my sugars

    they showed cerial, milk, fruit & juice. If I ate that my sugar would be 250 at least. who are these people. for me to have a breakfast & have good numbers afterwards, I need 2 eggs, light sausage, 1 piece of toast, coffee. where do they get these people??? diane

    Lakeland
    By Lakeland 12 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 10:25:00 -0500
  • Doctor Kenneth Pullman's reverse your diabetes?

    I happened to see this as one of the discussions, cant member where! But I got home last night. My husband was so happy. He said I bought you something today.. that is going to change your diabetes back to normal ,in just so many weeks! UM my father always told me.. If something is to good to be...

    Debster_386
    By Debster_386 17 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-20 23:16:35 -0500
  • Pe DIAbetic at 29

    Hello Everyone I m unfortunately a new member in this blog. But i would love to connect with everyone. 3 weeks ago i had my blood work done and my fasting blood glucose level came out to 99 mg/dl. furthermore my insulin level was at 22. which was alot. Doctor told me that I am prediabetic since...

    ali.syed3
    By ali.syed3 5 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 13:14:40 -0500
  • Why me???

    I was recently diagnosed with diabetes. It broke my heart. I was in denial and I still am somewhat in denial. I don't know what to do???

    Anonymous
    By Anonymous 13 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 15:06:33 -0500
  • Lantus

    dr. appointment today didn't go well sugars still high and A1c was still 8.6 so I have been put on lantus. anyone on it does it drop your sugar fast or work slowly.. I have a fear of it dripping fast. and does it work better if taken same time each night? thanks

    hateful
    By hateful 17 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-21 14:58:12 -0500