I’m wondering what type of testing supplies y’all are using. I’ve used all kinds, but after 6 years of working at my local Walmart pharmacy (I’m not working right now, but was working for Ruger, the gun manufacturer, before the cancer), I learned about Relion brand supplies.
At first I started using Relion Prime, which worked just as well for me as did the more expensive brands (your doctor will give you a meter for free, but the test strips are outrageous). After comparing them side by side… read more
We eat our biggest meal around 6 PM. I've been told to eat a snack around 10pm. What makes a good snack? What else can I do?
I just found out that my A1C is on an upward climb no matter what I seem to do regarding meals. Also I was told there are a small amount of proteins in my urine. I currently take metformin and also take Gliclazide at lunch and dinner. I use Lantus insulin at bedtime. Any advice??
I am having an issue due to Ozempic causing severe nausea and vomiting to the point that I became severely dehydrated. I won't be taking any more Ozempic but until it's all out of my system, I am still very nauseous. Is it okay to skip my metformin dose until I feel better?
I have had Type 2 for several years. I am taking a blood glucose reading twice a day. With my diabetes nurse we are trying to adjust my dosage of Humulin and Victoza. Is there a universally accepted target range for readings. This is what I compiled from various sites. Are these reasonable?
Category 2-4 hours 4+ Hours
Dangerous 400+ 350+
Slightly High (Phone number can only be seen by DiabetesTeam users)
Normal (Phone number can only be seen by… read more
I am a type 1 diabetic and years after being introduced to Lantus insulin recently made a switch to Treshiba which is a much more stable insulin. I still take Humalin R which is a short acting insulin and it's been recommended to me by my health care team not my family doctor though to switch to a rapid insulin to be taken at meal times
I'd like to hear from those of you who have made a like switch and whether the rapid insulin has caused weight gain and if so how much? As well, the pros and… read more
Good Day All,
Saw a similar question and answer about 3 months ago. Thought I'd revisit the the question again. I'm still young (turning 30 this year). I am extremely active (running ultra's), not overweight and follow a basic but healthy diet. Been Diabetic (type 2) for 5 years now and it appears that during this time, new conditions keep on manifesting. Would like to find out from members if they maybe experienced similar secondary conditions as below:
1. Sensitive nose (that tends to… read more
will probably be going on insulin in near future.