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Can You Give Yourself An Insulin Shot Other Than The Tummy And Waist Area?

Can You Give Yourself An Insulin Shot Other Than The Tummy And Waist Area?

my husband says where he is giving his shots is hurting more.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

The backs of your arms works but I need help doing that.

posted almost 5 years ago

Amaryl

Amaryl

Does the amaryl contain metmorfin?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

No

posted over 4 years ago

Amaryl

Amaryl

I have been taking prandin for a while along with januvia. My question is can I try this amaryl along with my januvia? Do I need to ask my doctor if I could switch prandin to amaryl and continue with my januvia?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I was on Januvia I had to get off I bought pancreatitis has no cure. No other pain is close to it not even morphine will take it away. I was in hospital for 39 days.

posted about 3 years ago

WARNING TMI: Metformin And Amaryl, Anyone Else Have Tummy Troubles While Taking These?

WARNING TMI: Metformin And Amaryl, Anyone Else Have Tummy Troubles While Taking These?

My dr has prescribed Metformin and Amaryl and it does a pretty good job of keep my sugar levels down. The trouble is every time I eat, I have to rush to the restroom, in hopes I make it there, because it gives me diarrhea. Anyone else dealing with this?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

What is bitter melon plz?

posted over 5 years ago

Anyone Have Mid Day Highs?

Anyone Have Mid Day Highs?

I take 500mg ER Metformin and Amaryl. My morning readings are still over the "normal" limit and are reaching 200-300 by noon? I have cut down on my eating, drink water all day. I just don't understand it. Anyone else have this problem?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

good on u Christine keep u the good work and a happy new year

posted over 5 years ago

I Am On Glucophage And Amaryl Not Working - Bad Acid Reflux And Indigestion

I Am On Glucophage And Amaryl Not Working - Bad Acid Reflux And Indigestion

These drugs are not helping and seem to be hurting and my sugar is still in the 250s. Tried victoza, did not fell well on that. Any ideas for other possibilities beyond going on insulin?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Acid reflux was bad for me, enough to cause some ER trips, as the signs were the same as for a severe allergic reaction with throat problems. Diet and exercise should be as important as meds, but if… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Blood Sugar Meter

Blood Sugar Meter

What is a good blood sugar meter these days? It's been a lot of years since I've gotten a new one.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Freestyle & Contour Next. They are known to be quite accurate. You want them to be accurate. Don't do the Reli-On meter from Walmart or something like that. As per diabetes educator's, they aren't… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Morning Highs/dawn Phoenomana..cannot Get It Under Control

Morning Highs/dawn Phoenomana..cannot Get It Under Control

MY fasting bllod sugar eadings are always high when I get up. My amaryl was recently increased and now they are even higher. I need to speak with my doctor v=but am waiting to get another a1c test at end of month first. Any suggestions as to how todeal with these highs?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I take 20 mg of Amaryl a day. When I took it in the a.m. I had a very low drop (45 or 40) about 10:30 or 11:00. When I took it at night it dropped about 3:00. I split mine to 10 mg a.m. and p.m… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Januvia

Januvia

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I buy Bitter melon raw and cook it available at most Asian Grocery Store.
You can find the recipe on you tube. Shake or dish.

posted over 5 years ago

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 slowly plugging up again. I… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Try taking Restoralax .put capful in hot or cold drink .No taste . works for me

posted 10 months ago