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Fortamet

Fortamet

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 metforminread more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I wish I had a crystal ball to tell me what is the best medicine for diabetes . Also that does not cost an arm and a leg. I'll prob loose weight with all this diarrhea but I cannot continue. I have… read more

posted 7 months ago

Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements

been reading that tumeric helps lower blood sugar.anyone else know of this?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

yes i also heard about it but i havent tried it yet i believe they sell the tablets as well

posted about 5 years ago

Help With Increased Fasting Sugars While Eating Low Carb

Help With Increased Fasting Sugars While Eating Low Carb

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

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

me i take my Milk thistle, calcuim magnesiums zinc , and my fish oil with breakfast usually a Atkins shake seem to get me by until i eat some protion for like mid morning snack..

posted 2 months ago

Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements

Has anyone heard of alphlypoic acid as a treatment for diabetes?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

@A DiabetesTeam Member does it lower your b sugar a lot ?

posted almost 5 years ago

Dietary Supplements

Dietary Supplements

I heard garcinia cambogia helps to lose weight yes or no?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

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

posted almost 5 years ago

Morning Fasting Numbers

Morning Fasting Numbers

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)

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

103 this morning.

posted 5 months ago

Is It Safe To Take Supplements For Diabetes ( Diabetes Doctor 24 Hours)?

Is It Safe To Take Supplements For Diabetes ( Diabetes Doctor 24 Hours)?

I have been taking a supplement for diabetes for about two weeks and want to know if it is safe?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

i just started taking Cinnamon and it has helped my glucose levels come down i am also going to start taking Milk thistle soon which is a liver cleanse it is recommend for ppl with diabetis to do… read more

posted 11 months ago

Should I Take Supplements To Help Manage My Type 2?

Should I Take Supplements To Help Manage My Type 2?

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

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

This is why they try and add enteric coating. They do it with meds as well as supplements. The insulin that is available in a cartridge inhaler is called Afrezza and although convenient sounding it… read more

posted 5 months ago

Do These Diabetes Wonder Supplements Actually Work?

Do These Diabetes Wonder Supplements Actually Work?

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

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Always been wary of over-the-counter meds for diabetes. Diabetes is not an everyday cold, it's more serious. Only take what physician prescribes

posted 4 months ago