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What Do People Eat As Snacks At Night ,I Have A Hard Time With This. Please Help Me
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posted January 29, 2018
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Handful of healthy nuts

posted March 22
How Do You Stay Active?
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posted July 28, 2022
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I make physical a priority and hold my own toes to the fire. Someone smarter than me said ya reap what ya sow.

posted March 21
What Is Your Go-to Snack When Your Blood Sugar Is Low?
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posted August 31, 2022
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Hello Robert, see if you can qualify for a Continued Glucose Monitor (CGM) I use Dexcom6 or Libre2 is a popular choice for many diabetics. Step One check with your insurance if you can get their… read more

posted March 14
Is Having Bowel Issues Common With Type 2 Diabetes?
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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 slowly plugging up again. I… read more

posted January 31, 2016 (edited)
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I had the same problem. My doctor’s nurse suggested a teaspoon of sugar free Metamucil in 8 ounces of cold water daily. Problem was solved in a week.

posted October 29, 2022
What Made You Smile 😊 Today?
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posted November 17, 2022
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Being with people who care about me

posted February 12
What's Your A1C Right Now?
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I got mine done today, it was 9.8 I was in shock, my morning readings are good always around 100's and the last month especially I had to lower insulin units because I would wake up in the 60's, I will have a lab test result in a week where blood was drawn, today it was done at a research clinic where they only pricked my finger, so I will wait for the other ones to have a better picture, the only consolation in all this is that my previous one was above 11 and I've taken action in changing my… read more

posted December 15, 2017
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"The best way to have responsibility is to break it down into smaiier parts. Take care of one small thing at a time." Pat Summitt

posted December 7, 2022
What Is The Biggest Piece Of Advice You'd Give To Someone Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes?
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posted September 28, 2022
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@A DiabetesTeam Member I don’t use insulin and I’ve only had a hypo once on sulfonylureas which was my fault. That means I don’t test before meals, only 2 hours after main meal and 90 mins after other… read more

posted 1 day ago
How Do You Cope With People Eating Sweet Treats In Front Of You?
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I have just drastically reduced my consumption of sugary snacks due to starting on insulin. I honestly expected my partner would stop eating them in front of me but he hasnt.

posted December 8, 2017
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Thank You John for your service.My dh is a retired Marine,he's not diabetic either,and he likes his sweets,never ate them until he quit smoking in 1999,replaced one not good thing with another.But he… read more

posted February 15, 2022
What's The Most Important Thing You Learned About Living With Diabetes This Past Year?
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posted December 28, 2022
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Diet change, exercise and medication are helping a lot.

posted March 19
I Have Neuropathy In My Feet, Can Anyone Recommend Something That Helps Ease The Pain?
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Does anyone use Neuragen? And does it work?

posted September 26, 2017
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I take GABAPENTIN 100mg 3 Times A Day

posted July 22, 2022
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