I was diagnosed back in 1993 and it was found to be related to agent orange. No history of anyone on either side of the family having diabetes. So I started on Glipizide 5mg and metformin 500mg after 5 years of holding my own my blood work went to 7.2 then 7.6 and now 8 yet my tests show 115 130 150 105 108.
Now I am taking 10 mg glipizide twice a day and 1500 mg metformin otwice a day.
Now the internal medicine people tell me I should NOT be afraid to go on insuline.
Yet everyone I know who was on insuline lost ten years off their lives. They are gone and I am still here. I have lost 12lbs in one month and am determined to stay away from insuline as long as possible. Pray for me!
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