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Is an eye with floaters not only age but a sign of b.s.g?

posted about 11 hours ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I get those onces in a while

posted about 9 hours ago
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Kidneys and repeated Kidney Stones and infections

Has anyone experienced issues with their kidneys yet kidney function remains normal? I have recently experienced several bouts of Kidney stones and infections, I am on a cacophony of medications, 3 anti diabetics, 2 oral plus 1 injectable, and 2 blood pressure medications.

I have had Kidney stones in the past and I have been to the doctor, a year or two ago they discovered a cyst on the kidney , but they said they couldn't do anything about it.. lately I have… read more

posted about 13 hours ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have kidney stones also, several in the past couple of years. I’m able to pass them without surgery so far but it’s excruciating. My urologist says it… read more

posted about 12 hours ago
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Novolin R

Hi, I take 22m 3x a day before meals and 20ml of protaphane before sleep. I do skip the insulin at lunchtimes. My diet is about 70% ok. I cut out potatoes and had limited low GI bread and my sugar in morning normally about 14. I am at a diabetic clinic. Any info to help me. Thanks

posted 4 days ago
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Glucose

Why my blood sugar is low at bedtime and high in the am? I’m new to diabetes.

posted 5 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Before I started insulin, it depended on what and how late I ate before bed. I am a nightowl, and would have something carb laden or sweet before bed… read more

posted 5 days ago
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Does anyone else get constant spasms

Hi, it's been 2 years since I have been diagnosed with type 2. My sugars are still pretty high. Soon after i got diagnosed the neuropathy started. Started slow in my feet. But it has spread to my hands. As well as "bee sting" like pain all over my body.. I'm told as was normal for neuropathy.. but for about a year I have constant spasms all over my body. It rarely stops and when it does its only for a few minutes.. my index and thumb twitches so much i have flinged spoons… read more

posted 6 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I get spasms in my legs at night

posted about 17 hours ago
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Is anyone on Onglyaz? Is there much of a change?

I start this med tomorrow as an additional pill with metformi and glybride. If this doesnt work the i will be going on NPH insulin.

posted 6 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I rather go without Metaphormin ... bin a year and ya ...

posted 6 days ago
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What happens when your hands are numb??

I wake up every morning with my right hand numb all 5he time.

posted 6 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thanks I know I have neuropathy but the numbness is getting extremely old and frustrating..

posted 6 days ago
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DiaBeta

I just flat out refuse to take Diabet again. Why? It gave me foot neuropathy which started when I was 20 minutes walk from the house. Longest walk I've ever had and we did 25 mile road marches when I was in the Army.

posted 9 days ago
4 medium

Should you take your oral medication riget before your meal or 30 minutes before?

posted 10 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Might depend on the medication and situation. I take Glipizide once in the morning with all the other meds and then I am supposed to take one 30 minutes… read more

posted 10 days ago
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