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Can I receive help with treatment and medicine?

No insurance or primary doctor....so I need information on how I can get treatment and medicine for my illness.

posted about 1 hour ago by A DiabetesTeam User

Anaphylaxis

nphpoked said:
Hi there, I am needing some help. Recently had a recent anaphylaxis episode that put me in emergency department for 5 hours. Between the bodies fight or flight response to the anaphylaxis and the epinephrine, steriods and benadryl my sugars went through the roof. I believe during such an episode sugar reserves are released. My question is how does one return to normal after such an episode ? I want to get my sugars down, but also want to get my have my reserve sugar stored again or do… read more

posted 2 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User

Useful

posted 1 day ago

what can i do if i dont feel hungry type 2. just new.

posted 4 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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thank you I just don't eat a lot through the day main meal at teatime 5 or 6 oclock.

posted 3 days ago

Has anyone tried januvia and are there any serious effects of the drug M

posted 7 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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My husband has been on it for 5 yrs. He has had no adverse effects

posted 5 days ago

Do you check yourself or inject yourself in public places?

Or you go to the restroom?
I will have to inject myself frequently and today I did check myself in a CPR class, no problem there, but what am I going to face in other public places?

posted 9 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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As far as testing Ive notice for all the people with it there. I only see me testing. I always have alcohol pads for finger, so not worried. As far as… read more

posted 2 days ago

Dark urine

Hi, I have been sick since yesterday. ....headache, sneezing, cough. Blood sugar OK not over 160. But my urine is really dark. I have blood ketone meter and ketone negative. Has anyone else ever experienced this?

tags: cold symptoms Dark urine

posted 10 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User

Dehydration more than likely you need MORE fluids in your system.

posted 8 days ago

Frequent use of bladder

So far no one has come up with any suggestions on how to stop frequent use of my bladder especially during the night
Very inconvenient especially when I have a surgery next week

posted 12 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Have u been told the size and elasticity of your bladder? Some ppl just have smaller bladders. Also if there has been bamage to the body some times the… read more

posted 12 days ago

Bladder control

The worst thing about my type 2 is the constant use of my bladder especially during the night
Any suggestions on how to stop being so frequent?

posted 13 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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I use to be like that .I would to bathroom a lot at night and never get no sleep. But I told my doctor and he put me on oxybutynin .I take it twice day.… read more

posted 6 days ago

What has been people’s experience with the use of Glyburide?

I have taken Glyburide in the past and within an hour of taking it I would be hypoglycemic. As of the last several years, I have been on Janumet. As of late it didn’t seem to be lowering my blood sugar so I asked my doctor to be put on a low dose of Glyburide (1.25mg) in addition to my Janumet, since I knew it lowered my blood sugar. I now seem to have better control of my blood sugar. It did not cause me to get hypoglycemic but it did make my stomach… read more

tags: Glyburide

posted 13 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User

what is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes,

I'm 33 yrs female diagnosed @ 31 started with metfomin and protophane but that wasn't helping and now i'm o bioinsulin,glymsepride & Tenopres

posted 15 days ago by A DiabetesTeam User
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Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which “the body’s immune system starts to make antibodies that are targeted directly at the… read more

posted 13 days ago
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