Type 2 Diabetes Forum and Discussions

  • diabetes and gum disease

    There is a strong link between gum disease and type 2 diabetes. The best advice is to go to a dentist and start with a deep cleaning. From ADA, (Yeah I am hard on them but they do have some good information about type 2 diabetes, just not the best information about how to control it with...

    By Toma 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-18 05:59:58 -0500
  • Elevated morning levels

    Diagnosed May 2006. I have been progressively adding medications to my routine. Metformin 1000mg x2 and now 15 units of insulin x2. My morning readings are still elevated (149 - 175), do I worry to much about these morning levels. I write down in a journal all that I eat. Some days I have a...

    By deby3 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-13 07:58:02 -0500
  • Amazing Omega-3 Eggs

    Can we eat these? Healing Foods and Recipes Amazing Omega-3 Eggs High omega-3 eggs are nature's nearly perfect food. Eggs contain all known nutrients except for vitamin C! They are good sources of fat-soluble vitamins A and D as well as certain carotenoids that guard against free-radical...

    By Dancehawk 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-11 04:02:04 -0500
  • Am I Crazy???

    Hi Everyone, Just need a reality check here. Since being diagnosed with diabetes in May 08 I have tried my best to keep my sugars low. I have a 30 day average of 130, I have lost 25 pounds and continue to walk 2 miles a day and I eat NO sugar unless its in fruit. I am SO upset though if...

    By JoJoCooks 11 Replies Latest Reply 2015-05-10 01:52:24 -0500
  • diabetes???

    I am a bit confused, I hope that somebody can help me. 3 weeks ago I had a bladden infection due to dehydration (I am a terrible drinker, never thirsty). I have just had a coffee with sugar as my blood sugar was checked at hospital, it was very high, 200... The doctor told me that I may have...

    By virgo090666 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-10 06:55:26 -0500
  • blood thinners?

    Do any of you take blood thinners like low dosage bayer...also can anyone explain keytones to me??

    By rj 2 Replies Latest Reply 2009-03-30 06:34:30 -0500
  • A Loosing Battle

    I always feel like this is a loosing battle, but, blood sugar is high, I walk, and it does help me

    teri - 18753
    By teri - 18753 17 Replies Latest Reply 2013-11-18 08:04:05 -0600
  • Strategies for Staying Healthy

    Strategies for Staying Healthy Coping With Changes in Your Routine Some circumstances call for taking even more precautions. When you’re under the weather Infections and other illnesses can have serious implications for people with diabetes. When trying to fight an infection, your body...

    By Dancehawk 3 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-18 10:19:40 -0500
  • yes we can use splenda

    Ok I got a answer back. When it calls for sugar you can use Splenda! calls for salt use seasalt. So We will go through and taste a few things with using splenda and post them for you. Also Smuckers uses splenda too! So jams can be done woot! hugs Catherine

    By Dancehawk 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-18 08:54:29 -0500
  • The First 25

    Hi Everyone, Hope you all had a WONDERFUL 4th of July weekend! I am VERY happy to report that I have reached my first weight loss goal of 25 pounds!! Only 25 more to go!! I want to THANK EVERYONE for all your support, comments, ideas, recipes etc etc. I know that managing my diabetes and...

    By JoJoCooks 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-07 04:51:47 -0500
  • Need some advise

    We are going to Texas soon to see hubbys parents. His mom and dad a renting a place temp,While his dads job has them there. She does not cook nor will let you cook in there house, she says its just the 2 of them so they eat out every meal, but when we bought food she got very upset over the...

    By Dancehawk 5 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-05 07:25:45 -0500
  • 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

    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.

    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...

    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...

    By Linds 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-30 04:28:54 -0500