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How do you manage food cravings or emotional eating? Any advice you would share?

posted about 5 hours ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Water is good or have a cheat day where you can eat whatever works for me

posted about 2 hours ago

Is anyone a type 2 diabetic and following a ketogenic diet

My doctor has instructed me to start this diet. He informs me that the first four days will be difficult because there will be no sugar. In your answers, could you share with me what have been the easiest changes to make? What have been the most difficult changes to make? Are you receiving any support from a dietician? Have you seen a drop in your sugar levels? Have you been able to loose weight? Have you been taken off insulin/medication because you… read more

posted 1 day ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Was not given a carb budget. I see the dietician next week.

posted about 24 hours ago

Snacks that do not raise your numbers???

sometimes I just need "something to munch on"

posted 1 day ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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ONE square of good dark chocolate but only one. The taste lingers and also does not mix well with other foods so stops eating more. Don't do it though… read more

posted 1 day ago

sore ankles

i have severe pain in my ankles when i get up in the morning or if i sit for too long..Does anybody know what this is??

posted 2 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Hi it sounds like arthritis to me. You need to get it checked at your GP.

posted 1 day ago

Splenda Brown Sugar, Regular Brown Sugar or Substitute

I have begun to bake a lot more to control the desserts I eat (have huge junk food addiction) but the only Splenda brown sugar I have found is small and expensive. Is it ok to use regular or do other use monk fruit brown sugar, regular sugar... please help would like to get a handle on my health and baking at home seems to work but its seems to be no cheaper.

tags: Baking

posted 6 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Hi we need to cut down on our sugar intake so what I do is used ordinary brown sugar. If recipe says 1 cup I use half cup if it says half cup I use a… read more

posted 1 day ago

is there any pain involved in diabetic retinopathy treatments and what is recovery like?

Does anyone have experience with laser/ injections in the eyes for damage to the retina caused by weak and leaking blood vessels? I'm nervous about the whole idea of injections into the eye.

tags: Yes and YES

posted 7 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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I have had Injections for a while a few tears ago. It really does not hurt. The thought is worsethen the shot itself.VIC

posted 3 days ago

Has anyone had issues with Crestor driving up blood sugar?

tags: Crestor High BG side effect

posted 9 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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I have been taking generic crestor and my sugars fluctuate always. Been on it for over 10 years.

posted 3 days ago

Do you have a “Go” bag prepared if there is a need for an emergency evacuation? Any advice you would share?

tags: emergency evacuation

posted 14 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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I would onvorporstr some of everything everyone has made mention of. I would also add cash, passport as well as an official document like a nirth… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

Metformin

I was put on Metformin a few days ago having bad stomach aches and diarrhea , is that normal and will it get better?

tags: Side effects from Metformin

posted 15 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Hi I suggest you look on medical report about Metformin on the internet. It is poison to the body and no one should be taking it.

posted 1 day ago

What should my bs levels be I am type 2 and they are usually between 5.5 and 7.5

posted 17 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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I was told anything between 4-8 is normal :) I am type 2 also. I was diagnosed when mine was 14.8...when i eat bad food...with stress and stuff it… read more

posted 2 days ago
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