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Hello I Am Trying To Stay Under 1600 Calories A Day To Loose Weight .i Am On Metform Twice A Day. But Having Trouble With My Bowel.

Hello I Am Trying To Stay Under 1600 Calories A Day To Loose Weight .i Am On Metform Twice A Day. But Having Trouble With My Bowel.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

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

posted about 6 years ago

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Ozempic

I am so scared to use this new type of pen as I can see the needle and have to put it in first I am terrified

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Your welcome Maureen anytime lovely ♥️

posted 4 months ago

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

How do people feel about this procedure? Please be honest for as I am considering having it done. Thank you for your thoughts. Regards.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

You failed to say why "Do not do it" You mentioned looking on Facebook and used it too promote the LCHF banting diet but did not mention the Bariatric Surgery page on Facebook. This site is to be… read more

posted almost 6 years ago

Does Anyone Else Bruise Or Bleen At Their Injection Site?

Does Anyone Else Bruise Or Bleen At Their Injection Site?

I find that I am bruising at my injection sites on my hips and stomach. I'm wondering if anyone else has this problem. I spoke to my diabetes nurse about this and they said that it was abnormal and that most people don't bruise or bleed. There was no explanation to this.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I also get bruised on my stomach and thighs and arms and I do sometimes bleed but not that often. I've always thought that waas normal.

posted 2 months ago

Does Any One Else Get Up Every Hour To Use The Rest Room No Matter There Is No Fluid Intake

Does Any One Else Get Up Every Hour To Use The Rest Room No Matter There Is No Fluid Intake

it seems i wake up every hour on the hour and use the bathroom like a race horse , The sad thing is i limit my intake of fluids. on nights i don't sleep my sugar seems to rise during the nite ,

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Don't know if there is much you can do? I have been suffering incontinence for the last two years and the Urologist wanted to use Botox the last time I saw her that I denied because it would have to… read more

posted 2 months ago

I Get Up Several Times A Night To Pee

I Get Up Several Times A Night To Pee

Ever since I was diagnose, my sleep cycle is usually interrupted ever couple of hours so I can pee. I don't take insulin and I take oral medication. I have difficulty with sudden urge to pee during the day and sleeping through the night. Any reason?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I am up and down throughout the night myself. I have brought this up and discussed it with my Dr. I also drink lots of water to filter out my kidneys. He has told me that my sugars levels are higher… read more

posted 3 months ago

Why Is My Fasting Blood Sugar High In The Morning ?

Why Is My Fasting Blood Sugar High In The Morning ?

Well there are a few theories which I will paste articles which speak of these effects :

Dawn Phenomenon vs Somogyi effect

https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/dawn-phenomenon-...

Taken from : https://www.mottchildren.org/health-library/zx3495

There is also the Dawn phenomenon vs Foot to floor :

https://www.believethehypo.com/post/dawn-phenom...

Now as you can read from above, medications are the only thing which do affect fasting blood sugar, so if you are on diabetic medications discuss with… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Ive added alot of fiber and good carbs

posted 3 months ago

What To Eat

What To Eat

I am pre-diabetic and am confused as to what I can eat fr breakfast, any tips please?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

My breakfast at the moment is freshly juiced spinach, kale, granny smith green apple, lemon, cabbage, fresh ginger and celery. After that I have oats soaked in boiling water overnight. I add a pinch… read more

posted 2 months ago