How would I know if it is hurting my kidneys? What are the symptoms?
if you are worried about your kidney function ask your doctor to check your BUN and creatinine and then go over the results with you.
Ive been taken metformin for my diabetes. however side effects on my stomach arent good, ive tried to take it with food and it dont work out any better.
what other medicines are their to help with diabetes and how to take them?
i see my dr thursday and would like to have something to suggest
Was on glauofage but changed to metorfim have been really sick face skin peeling and diarrhoea stoped taking them and now feeling much better found a chemist wher I can get glauofage
It was a generic form of Metformin I was given
I do, my doctor suggest miralax once a day
So I live in canada and am type 2 diabetic and am thinking of discontinuing with my diabetes specialist. I have to travel over an hour by bus for a 10 minute appointment where even if my A1C's went down a tiny bit i only get "thats still not good Callie". Also she is keeping me metformin and it makes me very stomach sick and begrudgingly let me cut the dose "for now" (She wanted me on 5 metformin I said no and so she went with 4 and when i told her I was always sick to my stomach she "let me"… read more
I am in Canada as well. If you are not happy with the services you are getting change doctors. I recently did that. I find that my diabetes specialist can be a challenge - for instance mine says that… read more
Maybe time for a bit of a rebroadcast since we have a number of new members, and we all know that Doctors tend not to explain the prescriptions too well or the patient doesn't know what to ask.
So here's a quick recap of the current popular meds used to treat Type 2 and what they are designed to do.
For a Fasting Blood Sugar issue that is due to your liver which stores/releases blood sugar "when we are not eating/digesting" since our body needs sugar 24/7 to function.
Currently the ONLY oral… read more
Thank you for the information.
Eat all the veggies you want cut back on carbs switch to whole wheat and whole grain bread and eat high fiber cereals. Eat healthy snacks between meals to keep your blood sugars level with no drastic… read more
I was diagnosed with Type 2 a year ago. Doctor started me out on Metformin. In that period of time the dose got up to 2500 once a day, with Victoza added. I was so sick and fatigued I could barely get out of bed everyday. I kept telling my doctor about the fatigue, vomiting, he didn't change my meds. I found another doctor who recognized my adverse reactions to the drugs, and took me off of them.. Now I am on 100 mg of Januvia daily... so far no bad side affects. My AIC is 5.8. Is anyone else on… read more
Since I have reached 2000mg daily I have had no appetite. I have no desire to eat. Food doesn't even taste the same. Sometimes I can force a boost down and sometimes if I get something I really like I can get food down. I don't know what to do? Thanks.
I have problems with diarrhea too and I only found out I have to watch certain foods that cause it, I think it kind of runs in my Moms side if the family also. I've been to the doctor and he told me… read more