Type 2 Diabetes Forum and Discussions

  • New To Diabeties

    Lets Talk About Complcations.And Symptems.JeanHart

    Jean Hart - 23241
    By Jean Hart - 23241 5 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-27 16:36:38 -0500
  • I had a beer.....

    Ok so last night is my going out night. Has been for years. I was feeling quite bummed because my husband and I usually play in this game called "beer pong" (sounds silly but I love it). After I found out about my diabetes I figured I couldnt play anymore because beer is outlawed. Oh but my...

    vgarrison
    By vgarrison 12 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-28 20:10:04 -0500
  • Always Hungry

    I CAN'T STOP EATING!!!!! I TRY SO HARD. EVERYTIME I COMPLETE A MEAL LESS THEN 2 HOURS, I AM SO HUNGRY THAT I CAN'T HARDLY WAIT TO EAT SOMETHING. I KNOW MY BLOOD SUGAR IS GOING TO GO SKY HIGH, BUT I KEEP EATING, LIKE MY BODY IS STARVING, LIKE I AM OUT OF CONTROL I WASN'T ALWAYS THIS WAY. MY...

    By 53 Replies Latest Reply 2008-11-30 12:11:58 -0600
  • carbohydrates

    I do not know what the amounts or numbers of nutritional values are acceptable for a diebetic. What things I should just plain steer away from, except maybe for special occasions;;;;;

    By 19 Replies Latest Reply 2009-01-17 16:50:25 -0600
  • Eyes

    I'm new here, so if I have entered this wrong, I apologize. Recenty, upon turning off the light and laying down, when I closed my eyes they lit up like lightning, it was so bright that I actually dodged. It came and it left immediately...I have not had this happen since, however, sometimes I...

    anniedee
    By anniedee 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-29 04:49:58 -0500
  • Concert for a cure

    My hubby and I do promotions as a side job. We are putting on a concert in Janurary. He had a wonderful idea!! He wants to take a percentage of the profits and donate it to help find a cure for diabetes!! Anyone know who I can contact about this??

    vgarrison
    By vgarrison 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-29 12:07:19 -0500
  • getting on track

    I know I am to blame, but I just can not seem to get myself motivated to start up again to control my diabetes. It was under great control over a year ago. But then I started having pain in my legs-continually. And the doctors still do not know the cause of the pain. They have tried everything....

    ssybils
    By ssybils 17 Replies Latest Reply 2008-11-29 23:58:44 -0600
  • Medicines

    After being on Janumet 50/1000 for 1 1/2 years my LNP put me on Metformin 1000 twice a day along with the Janumet I also take 100cc of lantus at night . My problem is my Ins. will not pay for the JANUMET they say it is because the FDA has not approve of it being used with insulin Does any one out...

    Starfire - 23364
    By Starfire - 23364 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-28 02:06:28 -0500
  • Testing after Exercise

    I have been testing right after my morning walk. I was wondering if I should wait to see if my numbers lower? If so, how long?

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-27 11:02:20 -0500
  • getting on track

    I know I am to blame, but I just can not seem to get myself motivated to start up again to control my diabetes. It was under great control over a year ago. But then I started having pain in my legs-continually. And the doctors still do not know the cause of the pain. They have tried everything....

    ssybils
    By ssybils 12 Replies Latest Reply 2008-12-03 11:18:31 -0600
  • different readings

    About an hour or so after dinner Jim took his blood sugar was real concerned last night when he tested his blood sugar and had two very low readings,of course not the average for him, not that low. especially for him. The third was within the average for after a meal. But, I told him I would put...

    By 3 Replies Latest Reply 2010-11-28 04:31:51 -0600
  • New Comer

    I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a week ago. I went into the ER throwing up and found out I was in severe DKA with a BS of 618. I had no idea I was diabetic. Well now I do, but where do I go from here? My doctor was not very infomative. I take insulin before I go to bed, watch my diet,...

    vgarrison
    By vgarrison 15 Replies Latest Reply 2011-02-27 12:37:18 -0600
  • Lantus

    Does anyone know where one can get the refillable pens? My pharmacy has the refills but does not know where to get the pens.

    Eaglesnest
    By Eaglesnest 4 Replies Latest Reply 2009-11-07 20:28:19 -0600
  • taking metformin

    Help. I have ADD and have a hard time remembering to take my medication. I have a huge struggle getting my levels at a good level. When it is down 120, I feel worse then when it's up at a higher level. Any advice??

    Pacificbug
    By Pacificbug 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-23 17:54:25 -0500
  • Cooking Show

    Why is it that on all the cable channels you can find cooking shows for people with out health problems. But every one complains that we live in an obese country. As for myself I was never tought how to eat healthy or even plan a menu.

    sisson
    By sisson 5 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-23 09:16:41 -0500
  • Spikes in Blood suger

    I have been on antibiotics and prednizone for about a week now and can not seem to get my suger under control any suggestions I will be seeing the doctor for a med evaluation on 9/29 I have been on same meds for almost 9 yrs now they were doing well before any suggestions.

    gerald620
    By gerald620 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-21 08:32:35 -0500