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Is having bowel issues common with Type 2 Diabetes?

Is having bowel issues common with Type 2 Diabetes?

Goodevening all.... I am new to this site and have a sorta uncomfortable question to ask. I have Type 2 Diabetes and take Metformin 1000 mg. 2x daily, Glimepriride 4mg once daily, plus 20 mg Lisinopril for high blood pressure. I have chronic constipation, followed by diahrea. I sometimes don't have any movement for 4 to 5 days. I get bloated, have stomach pain at times. Periodically I take magnesium citrate to get things moving, but after a couple days I start… read more

edited, originally posted about 3 years ago
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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Mauni, trouble is with metformin not everyone will get the side effects. It doesn’t affect everyone the same!!! Yes I can not take it, but that is just… read more

posted 3 days ago
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