DIABETES..TYPE 2 ..WHAN I GET SICK

mz june
By mz june Latest Reply 2011-07-29 10:15:28 -0500
Started 2011-07-28 00:56:30 -0500

HI I AM NEW HERE AND SURE COULD USE SOME HELP..I FELT LIKE MY NUMBER WAS UP FOR A FEW MONTHS..I DIDNT CARE …I WAS DEPRESSED DID NOT KNOW AS I AM STRONG BUT I AM SICK NOW WITH CONGESTION IN CHEST RASHES AM OVERWHELMED TOO MUCH SICK ..I WENT TO A NEW DR ..HE SEEMS SMART BUT I FEAR DRS CAUSE THIS ONE SAID I HAVE BRONCHITIS..SOON AS HE WALK IN THE ROOM..HES VERY NICE..BUT HOW DO I KNOW IF HES REALLY GOOD..MY DR I HAD ABOUTT NINE YRS WASNT CARING ANYMORE..TOO BUSY NOT SURE WHERE TO START HERE I HAVE SO MANY THINGS GOIN ON ITS SCARY ..I TOOK XZNAX 3 A DAY AS NEEDED NOW NOTHING IS WORKING THE NEW DR SAID CAUSE THE BRONCHITIUS I AM HERE NOW CAUSE MY LUNGS HURT..I HAVE BEEN CONGESTED FOR YRS AN TOLD OLD DR BUT NOTHING WAS DONE..I EAT RIGHT BORING..I DO NOT SLEEP RIGHT NOW CAUSE THE ANTIBIOTICS HYPE ME UP AN MY SUGAR BOUNCES..I AM TIRED OF ALL THIS I WAS DOIN OK 170 AVERAGE FOR YRS THEN THE INS WOULD NOT PAY FOR HUMILIN WQHICH I WAS ON SINCE 96..NOW MY OLD DR GAVE ME LANTUS..IT WAS NOT WORKING FOR 2 MONTHS .OH SO MANY THINGS I WONDER WHY THEY DIDNT PUT ME IN THE HOSPITAL TO STRAIGHTEN MY BLLOD OUT I NOW FEEL LIKE I HAV PNUMONIA DRY COUGH OH TOO MUCH TO TYPE


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nanaellen
nanaellen 2011-07-28 15:31:49 -0500 Report

How much Lantus do you take?? I'm on Lantus at night started out at 20 units and ended up needing more until I reached 50 units before it started working for me. Just now my Dr. lowered it to 40 units. It took a long time to get my numbers down and if you have broncitus or lung infection that may cause high #'s all by itself! If you really feel that bad you should go to the E.R. they will have to take care of you there and maybe you can get some answers. Unfortunately the reason they don't admit anyone is because of the almighty dollar!!! A friend of mine's daughter just had her gall bladder out and they sent her home the SAME DAY!! Keep your chin up hope you feel better soon!! I"ve never seen anyone be o.k. on Xzanax either. My best friend takes it and I hate the way she acts on it cause we'll have 2 hr. conversations and I leave for 1/2 hr and she doesn't even remember talking to me!! Anyway, hope your better soon! Ellen

mz june
mz june 2011-07-28 19:06:49 -0500 Report

HI NAN I USE CAPS SO I CAN SEE..I SURE WAS GLAD I CAN COME HERE TO GET SOME HELPP..OK THE LANTUS DIDNT WORK AT ALL..SO I CALLED THE GOOD DR..AND ASKED IF I COULD TAKE HUMALOG..HE WANTED ME TO DO 50 LANTUS AND SCALE IT WITH HMALOG..BUT ITS WAS SO HIGH.FROM ALL THESE INFECTIONS .HE WANTED ME C\BACK IN AMONTH..BUT WHEN I CALLED HE MADE IT A WEEK..SO HE SEEMS GOOD..I PANICED AN GOT CRAZY HYPER SWEATY FORM THE OLD DR NOT TREATIN ME RIGHT..I ALSO THOUGHT I SHOULD GO IN THE HOSPITAL..BUT I TRUST THE NEW DR..ALSO I AM SO SCRED OF LUNG CANCER AND COULD NOT QUIT CIGS..THANX TO THE ADITIVES IN THEM..SO I SAW AN AD FOR TRUE BLUE CIGS..SOUNDS GOOD TO MEE CHEAPER THEN THE OTHERS BUT MADE LIKE THE CIGS WERE MADE WAY BACK,,IT GIVES YOU THE GOOD FEELIN NO NICOTENE.SO I AM WAITING FOR THEM NOW..I FEEL SO FOLISH FOR MY ADDICTION TO CIGS AN XANAX..BUT THE DRS DID THIS..SO THE GOOD DR SAID XANAX CAUSE MEMORY LOSS..THANK GOD I DO NOT HAVE THAT..FIRST I HEARD THAT! HE PUT ME ON AN ANTIDEPRESSANT CALLED CITALPROPRAM…40 MGS AT NIGHT..IT AS LIFTED ME FROM THE CLOUD I WAS IN FROM LIFES MANY PROBLEMS..I GET SO ANGRY CAUSE I HATE THE SYSTEM I FEEL THEY WANT US DEAD..I ALSO GET RILED EASY SO XANAX DID HELP THAT..BUT WHEN THE NEW DR SAID THAT..I SAID I WOULD LOVE TO BE OFF..JUST TOO HYPER NOW BUT I AHVE CUT THEM TO ONLY WHEN NEDED…TOO MANY THINGS GOIN ON I GO TO NEW DR TOMOROW..I PRAY I DO NOT HAVE LUNG OR HEART PROBLEMS THE WORRY MAKES ME NUTS PLUS ALL EASL GOIN ON..I DIDNT GO TO ER CAUSE I TRUST THIS DR AN NEW MEDS GOTT KICK IN..MY LUNG HURTAND I SMOKE..CAN NOT WAIT FOR THE TRUE BLUES ANYONE HEARD OF THEM? THANX SO MUCH ELLEN WE ALL NEED SOMEONE WHO CARES AN HAS THIS TO UNDESTAND..HUBBYS GREAT ..BUT HE WORKS HARD AN HAS TOO MUCH DO \TO DO IN YARD BIG YARD TO MOW .HE IS GOIN TO THE NEW DR TOO FOR THYROID AN CHOLESTRAL..TAKES ALL THESE YRS TO SEE ALL THIS..WISH I KNEW AT 46 THANX AGAIN FOR SOME COMFORT.JUNE

nanaellen
nanaellen 2011-07-29 10:15:28 -0500 Report

HI JUNE, iT'S FUNNY YOU SHOULD MENTION LUNG CANCER, MY HUSBAND WAS DX WITH LUNG CANCER 3 YEARS AGO. THEY REMOVED ONE WHOLE LUNG. AND EVEN WITH 48 STAPLES IN HIS BACK AND THE REMOVAL OF ONE OF HIS RIBS (THEY HAVE TO REMOVE THE RIB TO GET THE LUNG OUT) THEY TOLD HIM HE WAS 100% CANCER FREE SO LONG AS HE QUIT SMOKING. HE DIDN'T. HE GOT THE CANCER BACK 2 YEARS LATER IN THE MIDDLE WHERE THE LUNG MEETS THE ESOPHOGUS. THEY DID CHEMO AND RADIATION AND AGAIN HE WAS TOLD THAT HE WAS CANCER FREE IF HE QUIT. THAT LASTED 2 WEEKS. HE'S SMOKING MORE NOW THAN EVER! AND I CAN'T SPEAK TOO LOUDLY CAUSE I'M STILL SMOKING TOO! I KNOW HOW HARD IT IS TO QUIT BUT I HAVEN'T GIVEN UP YET! I'M TRYING TO CUT BACK CAUSE I'M NOT IN THE RIGHT FRAME OF MIND TO QUIT YET AND I'VE GONE FROM 2 PACKS TO JUST ONE SO I'M GETTIN' THERE! JUST TRYING TO GET MYSELF HEALTHY AGAIN JUST LIKE YOU! I'VE BEEN OUT OF WORK SINCE LAST NOV. WHEN I HAD MY GALL BLADDER OUT. I'VE HAD PANCREATITUS 5 TIMES SINCE THEN WHICH IS SHOOTING MY SUGAR WAY UP! TOOK ME TILL LAST WEEK JUST TO GET MY NUMBERS BELOW 300!! DON'T FEEL WELL ENOUGH TO GO BACK TO WORK. :( I'VE NEVER HEARD OF TRUE BLUE CIGS LET ME KNOW IF THEY WORK FOR YOU! AND I TOTALLY AGREE WITH YOU AS FAR AS THE "SYSTEM" GOES!! IF YOU DON'T HAVE INSURANCE IT'S A WHOLE DIFFERENT BALL GAME!! I HAD TO GO WITHOUT MY MEDS AND INSULIN FOR OVER A MONTH BECAUSE I HAD NO INSURANCE! AND I TOO WISH I HAD KNOWN WHEN I WAS YOUNGER THAT I COULD HAVE PREVENTED ALL THIS MESS!! gLAD TO SEE THAT YOUR WEANING OFF THE XZANAX, BUT I'VE NEVER HEARD OF CITALPROPRAM SO NOT SURE ABOUT THAT ONE, BUT IF IT HELPS YOU THAT'S A GOOD THING RIGHT? GLAD TO SEE I WAS OF SOME SMALL COMFORT! TALK TO YOU AGAIN SOON, ELLEN :) P.S. I DON'T MIND WRITING YOU IN CAPS, MY EYES AREN'T THAT GREAT EITHER! LOL :)

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Slatts
Slatts 2011-07-28 08:15:54 -0500 Report

June, I am also Type 2 and find that when I am under stress, my numbers bounce wildly. Any infection will kick your blood sugar up. It sounds like you need to deal with the lung problem (so you can breathe easily and sleep well). I've tried Lantus and found that it took a while to be effective. You definitely need to find an MD that you feel you can trust. Do you belong to a local group (the members may make helpful suggestions)? Take care of yourself.

mz june
mz june 2011-07-28 19:24:18 -0500 Report

HI SLATTS INFLATION RUINED MY LIFE..I FEEL LIKE A BURDEN..HUBBYS 3 JOBS CLOSED..16 YRS 8 AN 10 LUCK HE GOT A JOB BUT NO OT WITH BILLS THAT WE NEEDE OT..ICAN NOT GO TO MEETINGS..HAD TO SELL ONE CAR MY JEWELRY EAT EGGS AN HOT DOGS FOR MONTHS WHILE THE HUBBY FOUND WORK..I FELT LIKE I SHOULD JUST DIE..BUT I SAID THATS NOT ME SO I AM FIGHTIN ALL THIS..YRS,SRESS IS DOIN ME IN..II FEEL LIKE I HAVE WALKIN PNUMONIA..U KNOW THE INS COS WANT US GONE..DO ANY ONE OF YOU SMOKE CIGA
S? I AM MAD AT ME CAUSE I CANT QUIT BUT AM WAITING FOR THE NEW ONE TRU BLUE..AND I WILL GET OFF MY MOM DIED OF LUNG CANCER CUASE SHE COULDNT QUIT..OTHERWISE SHE WAS HEALTHY MY GRANMA ON DADS SIDE I AM LIKE .SHE NEVER SMOKED..I FEEL LIKE A FOOL OVER CIG ADDICTION.BUT GOONA GET OF WITH THE TRUE BLU.I NOW FEEL THEM HYPIN ME UP AN I NEVER FELY YHAT..I DO TRUST THE NEW DR..GO ACK TOMORROW.TRUE BLUE MAILED .PARY FOR ME I AM SO SCARED..WHAT AM I SELF DSTRUCTIVE WHY AM I LIE THIS.I HATE THE GOV FOR RUINING OUR LIVES THEY MAKE ME SICK..I WORKED 25 YRS HUBBY 40 YRS FOW WHAT WE HAD 3 SONS VERY YOUNG SO NOW ITS TIME FOR ME TO GET BACK TO LIFE I THANAM SO STRONG AN HAVE BEEN THRU A LOT MORE THEN MOST BUT I THANK GOD I FOUND THIS NEW DR AND DO TRUST HIM THEN THE HUBBY CATCHE THE NERVES ITS CRAZY BUT I WILL FIGHT I WONDER WHAT TO DO FOR THE NERVES THANX FOR BEIN HER nITE NOW.NO SLEEP AGAIN

Gabby
GabbyPA 2011-07-28 14:39:11 -0500 Report

Yes, I agree. It sounds like you need to focus on getting healthy so you can get your sugars in control. Did they recommend going to the hospital so you can deal with everything at once? If you wonder why they didn't, why don't you ask them about that? You have to stand up for yourself.

I don't know how to tell you if a doctor is good. It is kind of a gut feeling sometimes. You might want a second opinion on the bronchitis to make sure you don't have pneumonia and that you shouldn't be in the hospital.

mz june
mz june 2011-07-28 19:40:39 -0500 Report

HI GABBY YEA THE INS COMPANIES AN THE GOV DID ALL THIS I REMBER WHEN I WAS YOUNGER GOT A FLU AN THE DR RECHECKED TO BE SURE WE WERE CURED FOR FREE THIS NEW DR AMAZED ME I AM PRTTY SURE HES THE ONE..BUT READIN AN WRITING THE SUGAR WHEN SICK SUCKS..I DID IT AN NOW GO TO HIM TOMORROW…BUT NOT TODAY..I THOUGHT I WAS SO STRONG BUT TOO MUCH HEALTH AN OTHER PROBLEMS BROKE ME..IDO YOU SMOKE CIGS? I THINK THE NEW DR IS VERY SMART AN HE SAW RIGHT THRU ME CALMLY AN NICE..I PRAY I WILL HEAL CAUSE MY SUGAR WAS GOOD 170 BUT I LIE IT ABOUT 130 WHEN IT GOES TO 54 OMG! GUEES I AM SCARED OF THE UNKNOWN..WILL KNOW FRIDAY/ I FEEL LIKE PNUMONIA BUT CLEARSUFF IS FINALLY BREAKIN OUT.I FEEL TOXIC FOR YEARS..NEVER MOVIN BOWELS MAYBE IT WAS TH HUMILIN …I WISH I COULD HAVE WENT TO HOSPITAL THE WAY I FEEL BUT THATS HOW THE NEW WAY IS THNAX FOR CARIN GABBY..I WONDR DOES ANYONE KNOW A CALMER PILL?THATS SAFE? DOES ANYONE TAKE NERVE MEDS THAT WORK? I DO NOT WANNA STAY ON XANAX..AS I HAVE A REAL GOOD MEMORY..HAS ANYONE TRIEDCITALOPRAM HBR 40 MG ANTIDEPRESANT? HE SAYS THEY CN GET ME OFF XANAX''JUST ALL OVERWHELMED SICK ACHING SWEATIN LUNGS HURT MAYBE TOMORROW HE WILL ADMIT ME..ITS THE INS CO AN GOV..I HATE THE THIEVS TY GABBY I HAVE TO LIE DOWN LUNGS ACHIN UG!

Gabby
GabbyPA 2011-07-29 09:01:53 -0500 Report

I am not familiar with the drugs that you are talking about and what they do. I don't take anything for nerves so I cannot help you there. If you are feeling like junk is stuck in your body, maybe you need to talk to your doc about some kind of a detox or cleanse. That might help more than anything.