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C-Peptide

C-Peptide

Is a 1.15 range for c-peptide on the low side when fasting ? I know it is within range. I was just wondering if its on the low side .

Thanks Sonny

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

thank you

posted about 8 hours ago

How Long Before My Sugar Level Reduces When I Start With Statin?

How Long Before My Sugar Level Reduces When I Start With Statin?

Hi had medical review recently and my doc mentioned my triglycerides is way off the charts and that causes me to have high sugar level. Daily readings about 9. Ive just start with Statin how long before I see some regular readings for my sugar?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Prayers up, diabetes does have its ups and downs at times. Hope you feel better soon. Metformin does not lower sugar levels as per say, what it does is… read more

posted about 23 hours ago

Recipe Cookbook

Recipe Cookbook

I am looking for a good cookbook, carb counting etc.. I usually buy from Amazon.ca The foods I try to avoid are pasta, rice, even brown just don't like them also don't like quinoa. I've looked at Mediterranean Greek.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

There are several carb counting apps out there - calorie king etc. As far as cookbooks, there are loads - all depends if you want a general diabetic… read more

posted 7 days ago

Cold Feet..?

Cold Feet..?

3 years being diagnosed, I’ve kept my A1C in range of 5.9 - 6.1 not in any medication but noticed lately my feet are always cold at night! It’s annoying! Any tips to help with this aside from slippers..? Not sure if something I should worry about

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have the same problem and I always have have our electric fireplace on or cover with a warm blanket while sitting up at night watching TV or on the… read more

posted 13 days ago

How Does Everyone Deal With Ignorant People That Think That Diabetes Can Go Away.

How Does Everyone Deal With Ignorant People That Think That Diabetes Can Go Away.

This with people that have these individuals in their lives.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

There are cases where it has reversed for some people when they lose a significant amount of weight, exercise daily and not eat over 50 carbs per day… read more

edited, originally posted 13 days ago

This Is A Little Survey, And I'd Appreciate Honest Answers

This Is A Little Survey, And I'd Appreciate Honest Answers

If, for example, a health club was to come up with a Program that emphazises "Diet & Exercise" as a possible aide in reducing weight and dependency on Drugs.
- would you sign up for it?
- what would be a reasonable price that you would pay monthly?
- (Phone number can only be seen by DiabetesTeam users) ?

Would you commit to a one year program?

Please reply with honest comments and thoughts. This is only a questionnaire, No Commitment!
Thank You

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

o why pay the outdoors is a gym

posted 9 days ago

How Many Carbs Am I Allowd Per Day.

How Many Carbs Am I Allowd Per Day.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

In Diabetes Education they tell you not to eat more than 30-35 carbs per meal if you are not active but if you are active you can have 40 - 45 carbs per… read more

posted 13 days ago

Do Any Of You Have Cheerios For Breakfast? How Does It Affect Your B/s?

Do Any Of You Have Cheerios For Breakfast? How Does It Affect Your B/s?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Most cereals are not the best choice for breakfast because of the grain. Watch those carbohydrates in each serving.

posted 13 days ago
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