Type 2 Diabetes Forum and Discussions

Be part of the conversation in our type 2 diabetes forum. Here, you can ask questions, share experiences and learn from other people living with type 2 diabetes. From monitoring your blood sugar and starting diabetes treatment to fending off complications and creating a diabetes meal plan, type 2 diabetes is a lot to manage. Use our type 2 diabetes forum as a resource for helping you manage your disease.

  • Glucerna

    Hi All, Just wanted to know if anyone has tried the Glucerna bars or shakes??? I have seen them at the pharmacy and wonder if they are any good. Thanks and have a FANTASTIC and RELAXING July 4th Weekend! Jo

    JoJoCooks
    By JoJoCooks 5 Replies Latest Reply 2012-05-28 20:49:38 -0500
  • What is the deal with Fluoride?

    I had No Idea Fluoride could cause all of these problems,// Did any one else know about these problems that could come with Fluoride>? What are the risks of fluoride consumption? Aside from the risk of death, fluoride can cause serious problems even at low levels of injestion that come from...

    Cindy Riley
    By Cindy Riley 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-10 12:31:40 -0500
  • Poor Circulation

    Hi friends, Is theur anyone out there with information on how to trat poor circulation in the extremities. Do you have any special exercises or herbs that may be of help? I need to speed up healing and common sense over more medication if possible.

    butterfly_8
    By butterfly_8 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-02 14:01:56 -0500
  • Ask the Doctor

    Try it now, it was my brainfart. ORG not COM www.ATDonline.org Ask The Doctor literature series Ask the Doctor is a third-party literature series that addresses concerns and answers questions often posed by patients about specific health issues. They contain comprehensive information...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 8 Replies Latest Reply 2015-07-04 11:29:27 -0500
  • Low Blood Sugar

    I went to a psychiatrist with troubles with anxiety. She questioned me about my diet and when I eat. I told her that many times I would eat at noon and then not eat again until 8:30. She mentioned that I was diabetic and could be going Hypoglycemic. I told here whenever I got shakey I tested my...

    Linds
    By Linds 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-30 04:28:54 -0500
  • Possible change in my insulin

    I go to my drs today and if my A1C insn't improved I am going to have to go from Lantus once a day to Humalog 3 times a day . This will be such a change for me and am really scared. Do not know if I can handle such a drastic change, especially with feeling that I have failed. I stay away from...

    bluerose2
    By bluerose2 23 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-04 02:43:59 -0500
  • Share your Discipline Secrets

    As I have been reading about all the great topics here, I gleen great ideas to keep me on track and they all pivot on planning, organizing, and the disciplined steps we all take to keep on top. Like today, I learned about prep for on the go cravings by bagging up ahead of time veggie packs. I...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 21 Replies Latest Reply 2008-12-30 16:51:12 -0600
  • Fasting Glucose

    Hi Everyone, Hope you all are enjoying your day. I have a question. I am testing my morning glucose and the ADA recommend a fasting glucose of under 130. Mine seem to averaging around 150. I am taking Metformin 1000mg two times a day. Is there ANY way that I can lower my fasting glucose...

    JoJoCooks
    By JoJoCooks 8 Replies Latest Reply 2011-09-17 11:22:09 -0500
  • feet and legs

    i started taking the pill glyburide/metformon for my high bloodsugar instead of insulin, but now my feet and bottom part of my legs have been having a feeling like they are about to go to sleep, you know the feeling, and some bad pains in them some times, does anyone else take this and have the...

    Houston - 17249
    By Houston - 17249 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-28 12:11:07 -0500
  • Medicines and changes

    Last week I went to a new Diabetes Doc. I have had diabetes for 6 years and have been on all kinds of meds. First was pills, changed to Humalog, and then to Insulin. Well, nothing was getting any better. It seemed no matter what I did my readings were going up. New doctor was an eye...

    Pudum48
    By Pudum48 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-17 06:50:25 -0500
  • SUGAR SUBSTITUES

    IS THERE ANYONE THAT HAS SOMETHING OUT THERE THAT I CAN USE OTHER THAN THE NORMAL SUBS? .SPLENDER,ALTERN AND ALL THE REST ACT LIKE A LAXITIVE WITH ME MOST OF THE TIME. SO, I HAVE BEEN USING HALF AND HALF. IN MY MUG OF COFFEE I USE ONE TABLE SPOON OF SUGAR AND ADD THE SWEETNERS AS I TASTE. ...

    G Thomas
    By G Thomas 24 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-12 16:05:36 -0500
  • low sugar

    how can u control low sugar

    andyj87
    By andyj87 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-28 12:27:38 -0500
  • regular household distilled vinegar

    I GUESS MOST OF YOU MISSED MY ORIGINAL POSTING. I SEEMED TO HAVE HAD A PROBLEM WITH MY HOUSE COMPUTER. ANYWAY, I READ HERE ABOUT TWO/THREE MONTHS AGO SOMEONE THAT WAS TAKING VINEGAR AND SAID SHE WAS NO LONGER ON MEDICATION. SHE IS RIGHT. I HAVE BEEN USING VINEGAR EVERYDAY AT DINNER TIME 2/3...

    G Thomas
    By G Thomas 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-28 02:00:35 -0500
  • NO EXCUSE EXCERSISE PROGRAM

    My excercise guru gave me this. It's a no excuse program. It is basically injury proof, so you have no excuses for not doing it. wks 1-3 5 minutes day/5 days a week wks 4-7 10 minutes day/5 days a week wks 8-10 15 minutes day/5 days a week wks 11-14 30 minutes day/5 days a week wks...

    optimalirish
    By optimalirish 57 Replies Latest Reply 2010-09-28 05:26:56 -0500
  • Link Between Type 2 Diabetes & Depression

    There is a discussion section about this topic at webMD. Go to this link to read more. http://diabetes.webmd.com/news/20080616/link-between-depression-and-diabetes?ecd=wnl_wlc_062508

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 3 Replies Latest Reply 2011-09-17 11:18:18 -0500
  • Diet

    Hi everyone...I have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and have been taking the steps to control my sugar and increase my exercise. The only thing that worries me is that I seem to be overly "freaked out" about carbs and diet. I am very strict on myself. Any suggestions on how to not...

    JoJoCooks
    By JoJoCooks 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 05:34:57 -0500