when I was 8 they tubes from my kidneys to bladder and my bladder to out were to small causes a serious backup of urine into my kidneys. that was surgically corrected but almost killed my kidneys. 17 years ago I was told that my kidneys bleed at a +3 for no apparent reason, but function normally. in 2004 I found out I had angiomloipomas in both kidneys In 2004 they were 1-4mm in 2005 they had grown to 4-5cm. in 2007 they remain the same. my question is: should I even be on the metformin… read more
I was recently diagnosed with ckd and had reoccurring bouts of hematuria basically every time I had urinalysis it was there I was told not to worry about it. I also have kidney stones so each time… read more
YES, cinnamon is the best, every morning before any coffee or tea, O swallow a teaspoon full of☺️ water
works for me!!!
Thanks @A DiabetesTeam Member,
You were gentle and to the point.
I have been taking apple cider pill supplements for over a year. Does anyone else take this supplement and what benefits have you seen if any?
U probably didn't take cider vinegar for long enough to give it a chance to start working, any homeopathic remedy takes time to kick in, I take my cider vinegar alongside my painkillers so I get the… read more
Has anyone heard of alphlypoic acid as a treatment for diabetes?
@A DiabetesTeam Member does it lower your b sugar a lot ?
I heard garcinia cambogia helps to lose weight yes or no?
Did not work for me. Im on insulin and it freaked my out on day one. Lucky for me I decided to check my levels after 10min after I took it. My sugars got so low in no time and I did not get any hypo… read more
(probably 2 parts - I do tend to Yap)
A couple of weeks back there was a discussion going on about natural products that could help us fall and stay asleep
@A DiabetesTeam Member Henry mentioned a supplement called GABA (widely available at health food/supplement places)
I had never heard of it so tuned up Google Scholar and started reading
GABA is short for Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (ya, GABA is easier) and it is a "naturally occurring" amino acid that our body produces to try and "calm down… read more
GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, is a neurotransmitter that plays an important role in regulating brain activity. It is naturally produced in the brain and helps to inhibit the activity of neurons… read more
been reading that tumeric helps lower blood sugar.anyone else know of this?
yes i also heard about it but i havent tried it yet i believe they sell the tablets as well
Has anyone had any success with reducing the symptoms of Neuropathy using Supplements?
I am thinking Vit B-12, Fish oil,Acetyl-L-carnitin,Alpha-lipoic acid, Curcumin
I take 600 mgs of alpha lipoic acid each night. Borage oil 2000 mgs (for the GLA) each night, and benfotiamine 600 mgs am and 600 pm. If I keep my sugars under control, I no longer have an issue with… read more
I have been taking a supplement for diabetes for about two weeks and want to know if it is safe?
Thank you so very much