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
I have heard so many people say they have to eat at specific times, (Scheduled) that it worries me. I am very likely to eat breakfast at 11 AM I if I'm not working on the day. Is it really important to be scheduled. I am not the least interested in eating in the AM, and often have no appetite at 5:00PM either but have to feed my family...
Also, I have days when I will be burning hot one minute and freezing cold to the bones ten minutes later. Is this… read more
I want to know if anyone has had any long-term success with a low-carb diet for example. Is it possible to stay off medication when you have diabetes 2? Who has managed this and for how long?
Should I be wearing an ID braclette for my Type 2 and should I have all meds on it
My legs seem to bother me at night not so much pain but really bad aching. Also the heels at bottom of my feet hurt every time I walk
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… read more
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.
I'm confused about the fruit issue. It seems a lot of people are encouraging other diabetics to eat fruit and it just seems to raise my bs. I'm fine when I eat protein, vegetables, and healthy fat, so why not avoid the fruit? Is there a health benefit I'm missing because of the near absence of fruit in my diet? I get the idea of eating fruit when you're having a sweet craving, as surely it's better than sugar, but why not avoid them both?
If vitamin c is the issue wouldn't it be safer to take a… read more
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