Does anyone have experience with laser/ injections in the eyes for damage to the retina caused by weak and leaking blood vessels? I'm nervous about the whole idea of injections into the eye.
If you are a Trulicity user can you tell me what side effects you have had? I have experienced nausea, having to go to the bathroom 5 times in a row to go #2, a tightening of my stomach area and extreme eyesight changes since starting on Trulicity. The good news: my blood sugars went from over 500 to waking up to blood sugars as low as 151 and although my up close vision has worsened my distance vision has corrected itself to where I don't need glasses.
For years I have been nearsighted. I would have to squint sometimes to see street signs while driving or read the page numbers on the wall at church. Then my undiagnosed diabetes had my blood glucose reaching 405 this June and my vision was immensely worse. I couldn't see clearly more than 10 or so inches from my face
As I took metformin and drastically cut carbs... my blood glucose lowered to 140 and my vision was crystal clear. I could see far and it was like 20/20
But, as my levels… read more
I have tried for years now, but I just can't stand Fruits or Veggies. I am a very serious meat eater, I like it rare and lots of it. But I know changes have to be made, but I will skip a meal if it's mostly Veggies, and all fruit makes my sugars go sky hi. Is there a solution, or should I just be happy and eat what I want to have a better quality of life?
Here's some information on complications that occur when you don't control your blood sugars. I hope this helps you with your decision