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Is It Just Me Or Is Anyone Else Depressed And Disgusted ?

Is It Just Me Or Is Anyone Else Depressed And Disgusted ?

My wife has had 3 surgeries this year .Never had any before this year ! She had 3 discs fused in her neck Feb. 26th,carpal tunnel on July 21st and "Major surgery on her back Sept.1st & Sept.2nd......My patience has given out ! Any suggestions ? ?TYIA

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Hello Panda pat, I agree. No one plans for surgeries, illnesses, anxiety, depression and others but with connection from family, friends and others we… read more

posted about 9 hours ago

Excersize

Excersize

My spinal stenosis even with PT. Does not allow me to walk to far at all. I am 65. Will arm chair excersizes be enough with diet to help me lose weight?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I will thank you.

posted 6 days ago

No Sugar Products Using Sugar Alternatives.

No Sugar Products Using Sugar Alternatives.

What are your opinions on products stating "no sugar added", when in fact they use ulternative sugars. I feel these alternative sugars can be just as harmful to diabetics.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

You have to really read the labels when they say "no sugar added".

That doesn't mean "no sugar", just no extra added. So it still may have a "dangerous… read more

edited, originally posted 9 days ago

Trulicty Injections Weekly

Trulicty Injections Weekly

has anyone been on this before? if so how good is it?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

It works.

posted 6 days ago

Has Anyone Been Able To Get Onto The Nhs Shake And Soup Diet? How Did You Do It?

Has Anyone Been Able To Get Onto The Nhs Shake And Soup Diet? How Did You Do It?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Is telford england or wales? If england should be available in due course.Wales is another story,-- not in foreseeable futureHave a look on google,you… read more

posted 17 days ago

Diabetes Check Up

Diabetes Check Up

When will GP's diabetes clinics open? My last check was February. In Tayside area

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Yes I agree, my A1C was last checked in March 2020, was diagnosed Aug 2019, I believe I need blood tests as back then my adrenal glands were failing,… read more

posted 17 days ago

Meal Planning.

Meal Planning.

I need ideas for meal planning and snacks. I am h!Ving a hard time with this. From a family who loves pasta am finding it hard to eat

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Cheese, nuts, grapes, Apples, oranges. You can put but butters on Apples or crackers ( just pay attention to carbs). Snacking is still the hard part for… read more

edited, originally posted 24 days ago

Januvia

Januvia

how many years is januvia likely to stay effective glucose lowering medication as a ball park estimate

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

You can maybe ask your pharmacist. But diabetes is a progressive disease so I would think the answer would not be accurate. What works for 1 diabetic… read more

posted 24 days ago

How Do I Post To The Pinboards?

How Do I Post To The Pinboards?

New here and trying to walk my way around this site. Am interested in posting to pinboards but don't see how,maybe because I'm on phone...help?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you. I am not sure but hope get somewhere coping with this monster

posted about 1 month ago

What Is The Best App For Checking How Many Carbs In Different Foods?

What Is The Best App For Checking How Many Carbs In Different Foods?

I'm looking for something pretty simple and free. Ì just want to type in the food and get the net carb result

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I don't have an app for carbs. I just type into google how many carb in food or type in nutrition in food. I will add amount of the food if i need to be… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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