The answer is, they actually aren't.
What is incredibly expensive is the "latest/greatest/newest" drugs.
Until 20 years ago you had two choices - Insulin or Sulfonylurea's (and Metformin except in the US which kept it out of their market until they could figure a way to patent some versions of what had been a "generic" for decades).
Today you have dozens of choices but they are expensive.
Just like everything else that has evolved in our society we don't want to spend the time to prepare… read more
I might accept it if they said that my condition *might* be progressive. Can you imagine how some/many diabetics feel when told their condition was progressive? Many may have thought what’s the point and not bother to manage their condition because quite simply the professionals held out no hope.
I remember when I was diagnosed with Cervical Myelopathy the neurologist told me that in two years I’d be in a wheelchair. That was back in 2002 and I walk at least three times a walk and go on long… read more
I keep getting an E-3 error. Initially I thought it was the batteries. Changed the batteries but the issue persisted. I eventually got a new unit but I am still getting these errors. My random glucose is normal as I recently had an HBa1C test. Am I doing something wrong?
Has anyone had any success with reducing the symptoms of Neuropathy using Supplements?
I am thinking Vit B-12, Fish oil,Acetyl-L-carnitin,Alpha-lipoic acid, Curcumin
Everyone here lives in a well developed country with decent medical systems in place.
So how is it that a Type 2 that has been dealing with the disease for about 6 years, who has seen multiple doctors and is now seeing yet another for a (known) Diabetic Complication (Frozen Shoulder) that they have NO CLUE what a Carb is?
I spent an hour today talking to this individual in person. I was asked if I would spend a bit of time with them to give some "basic information".
They were diagnosed 6… read more
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