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
been reading that tumeric helps lower blood sugar.anyone else know of this?
Just started eating a low carb diet (4 days in)to try and reduce my A1C (7.7) after not eating well. However, my fasting sugars have gone up significantly. Has this happened to anyone else? Will it begin to level off as my body adjusts. Looking for suggestions and help
I heard garcinia cambogia helps to lose weight yes or no?
I have question.
My fasting numbers likes to be 120 all the time. (I did get a 96 yesterday, but today it was 116.)
I can't seem to get it lower and I want it to be 90 so I can pass the A1C better.
(I'm still new at this, and still have to do a confirming A1C)
I have been taking a supplement for diabetes for about two weeks and want to know if it is safe?
Most supplements purported to help blood sugar levels, insulin resistance/production are Traditional/Natural products.
None of them actually provided “adequate control” or Meds never would have been developed, but that doesn’t mean that they may not be valuable as part of your “overall” treatment.
If you identify/hear about one that “might help” do a bit of research to see if it might be worth a try “for you”.
Your Doctor/Pharmacist etc can advise if it will interact with any of your… read more
If you have googled Diabetes even one time you start seeing pop up's everywhere from the "snake oil sellers".
Most of the ads look believable and they provide links to hundreds of studies (of the ingredients their product contains) but you will never see a link to a study that looked at "their exact product".
Now most of them contain various supplements (vitamins, minerals, naturals or traditionals) that absolutely can provide "some blood sugar benefit" - the studies do prove that much, but it… read more