When does one start to use insjlin
I have been diagnosed as having protein in my itinerary. I am currently taking medicine for this but recently just had another urine test done. Now my dr wants to see me I’m person to give me the results. Is having protein in your urine serious?
As Type 2's, besides everything else we need to worry about, we should keep an eye on our kidney function as well.
Kidney disease is quite common in Type 2's, about 40% will experience some degree of Kidney disease (but some is simply reduced function).
However, while kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in "sugar eaters", in Diabetics it rises to Number 3 (about 15% of Type 2's).
Some may be familiar with an eGFR test (which is often included with your A1C test).
An eGFR… read more
I’m 51 pretty good health got diagnosed with type one diabetes I was told I will have a little short lifespan is that true the longest live male person with tye 1 Diabetes was 77.. is this true ?? I also googled it and it stated the same thing longest person male with diabetes was 77 years old
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.
How does drinking @64 ounces of water daily affect B/S?
Does it lower your B/S? And how does it do it?
Does it help to lower it by drinking water before bed?
Here is 3 that have nothing to do with "drugs" but could give some guidance in our ongoing Battle with the Beast when the results are in.
A study has been assessing the safety/effect of Diet Soft Drinks in Type 2’s.
Called SODAS – Study Of Drinks with Artificial Sweeteners.
Specifically looking for any detrimental effect to drinking artificial sweeteners as opposed to bottled water.
The study will compare blood sugar, cholesterol, kidney function, blood pressure, insulin levels, weight… read more
If you have diabetes and kidney disease and on dialysis how do you manage your diabetes?
Good morning from South Jersey to all you diabetes warriors
Proper hydration, a loaded question, with many answers.
Those with kidney disease need to listen to their doctors.
Those on diuretics, listen to your doctor.
Those on sulfonylureas may need extra water.
If exercising, you may need more water.
Most of the rest of us fall into these categories
In general, data and recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine suggest that
Women 150 pounds, BMI less… read more
Thanks (mostly) to Diabetes UK, this a list of diseases and our risk of developing them.
I left out Peripheral Neuropathy, Retinopathy or Dementia which ARE common in Type 2 (T2)
So here goes:
Celiac Disease – a gluten triggered autoimmune disease with NO LINK to T2
Thyroid Disease – both Hyper/Hypo disorders - MORE Common in T2
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – effects almost 10% of women – PCOS can trigger T2 but T2 does NOT cause PCOS
Diabetic Cheiroarthropathy – (ya, I can’t pronounce… read more