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Ozempic

About how long after starting Ozempic, can I expect results? Results like lowering my A1C & weight loss?

I just started taking it on Tue. 10/16.
Thanks, Darlene

posted about 18 hours ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I don’t know

posted about 15 hours ago
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Farxiga

I been taking farxiga for five month now, it workig good,,,my question is ,my level of sugar is between 8 and 7.5. My doctor said it to high

posted 2 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Edmond, have you attended a dietician class for a meal plan? When I was diagnoised, my doctor set me up an appointment with a Dietcian and they provided… read more

posted about 22 hours ago
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A lot of you are talking about taking Apple cider vinegar, how do you take it?

posted 3 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

If you decide to take apple cider vinegar as a daily supplement, make sure to dilute it with water, tea, or another nonalcoholic liquid of your choice… read more

posted 1 day ago
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does metformin cause stomach cancer

posted 3 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Electroacupuncture
Electroacupuncture is the most common type of acupuncture used in diabetes treatment. Electroacupuncture involves inserting a pair of… read more

posted 1 day ago
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Does anyone know why my AC1 would be flagged on lab work if my reading was a 6.2?

posted 4 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

@A DiabetesTeam Member

My A1c has been 4.9 for nine months now and my Endocrinologist still has me on a minimum dose (500 mg per day) of Metformin. It’… read more

posted 2 days ago
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How am I supposed to take my metformin when i have little to no appetite, and can't face food?

Started feeling off last night, and this morning I feel really bad. Don't want to eat anything, therefore I can't take my medication. I've not really had this before, so not sure what I'm supposed to do

posted 5 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I've never taken any of my meds with food. Doesn't bother my stomach at all.

posted 5 days ago
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I have been taking Metformin for 2 years. I am having a very difficult time sticking to a healthy diet.

I know the way I eat is unhealthy for me. I cave in when there are sweets around.

posted 11 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I make healthy choices instead of candy, I eat unsalted nuts or a small orange or small apple. Some of you can't eat fruit. I eat low fat Greek yogurt.… read more

posted 10 days ago
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Does anyone else deal with Hypothyroid with their diabetes?

posted 14 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I had untreated hypothyroid for many years. I knew there was a thyroid issue, but 45 years ago I wasn't really told what this meant. They just handed me… read more

edited, originally posted 13 days ago
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I have dawn phenomenon (dp). I read that basal insulin is good for dp. Does anyone take basal insulin only during the evening?

posted 15 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you so much. My highest known # is 33.5 which alarmed me. I will hopefully find some good medical specialists. Your help is much appreciated.

posted 12 days ago
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