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Does Invokana cause kidney failure?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

What it does cause is lots of itchiness

posted almost 2 years ago

I Have Chronic Kidney Disease And Am Type 2 Diabetic, My Diabetes.

I Have Chronic Kidney Disease And Am Type 2 Diabetic, My Diabetes.

What medicine can I take for my type 2 diabetes since I can't take Metformin due to chronic kidney disease. My last A1C was 8.1.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Most people are started in metformin. Insulin, there are less side effects, yes low blood sugar is one. Where as with metformin, lots do ok on it, while others get stomach craps, upset stomach… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Invokana

Invokana

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

So agree with you Kim, research for yourself and your doctor is the professional.

posted almost 6 years ago

New Drug Treatments

New Drug Treatments

My partner was diagnosed with diabetes a few years ago and was placed on metformin. He struggled to tolerate it as first but seems to be better managed with it now. We keep hearing of other people using newer drugs for their diabetes and obviously see all the adverts on TV. Does anyone have any feedback on these drugs and whether they feel better controlled on them than on metformin?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Sorry diamacron not diaformin

posted almost 5 years ago

Anyone Taking Metformin, Januvia And Lantus For Controlling Blood Glucose?

Anyone Taking Metformin, Januvia And Lantus For Controlling Blood Glucose?

My doctor took me off most of my pills and left me taking @Metformin, @Januvia, and @Lantus (Solostar) @Pen. Anyone taking similar medications at one time? what are your doses and is it working? I noticed that my BG is lower in the mornings and higher before dinner where I take my last dose of Lantus and it's still high when I go to bed.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I take Januvia, Lantus and occasionally Novolog. You might talk to your doctor about changing the timing of your meds. Most doctors initially prescribe Lantus as a once a day insulin. I have had much… read more

posted over 4 years ago

How The Heck Does The Doctor Decide What To Prescribe For Diabetics?

How The Heck Does The Doctor Decide What To Prescribe For Diabetics?

Some may see the Doctor as some all knowing Oracle that uses a crystal ball to decide what prescriptions to write to treat our Type 2 diabetes.

The truth is, unless your diabetes doesn't follow the "rules" and you need the help of an Endocrinologist, they use a "flow chart" that most highschool kids could follow well enough to write the scripts.

Primary/Family Doc's don't even need to know how to spell Diabetes in order to treat it because the worlds leading experts have "written the rules"… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I'm actually surprised that people are averse to insulin. When I found out last May. I just assumed I would be on insulin forever. I am now on Lantus Trulicity and Metformin. Yes, would I like to… read more

posted 6 months ago

Lantus

Lantus

Do any men have UTI infections periodically

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you. Doc has me seeing urologist

edited, originally posted over 1 year ago

Anyone Ever Scared To Try A New Drug? Invokonna And Farziga

Anyone Ever Scared To Try A New Drug? Invokonna And Farziga

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Yep, I do do a lot of research on diabetic meds. Thing is, I’m very limited as to wha5 I can take! Am on dialysis

posted over 4 years ago

I Am Currently Taking The New Medication Which Makes Me "wee" Out My Sugars But Causing Me Lady Probs Any Advice Please

I Am Currently Taking The New Medication Which Makes Me "wee" Out My Sugars But Causing Me Lady Probs Any Advice Please

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Witch hazel wipes. Pharmacy section. I use them for grumpy hemorrhoids and any lady irritations.

Is this med supposed to force sugar in the urine?!?

edited, originally posted about 1 year ago