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Trouble Sleeping

Trouble Sleeping

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 3 years ago, and have been struggling with insomnia for a while now. It is a struggle to exercise when I’m feeling so tired and worn out all I want to do is sit down! I’ve tried using melatonin with no affect. Does anyone have any suggestions I would greatly appreciate feedback thanks

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

If the melatonin didn't do anything for you then your sleep issues are probably not the standard slightly messed up hormones from the thyroid issues that cause the majority of sleep issues in Type… read more

posted 2 months ago

Does Anyone Know What Happened To @A DiabetesTeam Member ??

Does Anyone Know What Happened To @A DiabetesTeam Member ??

Ian - (Ian4Life) used to be a regular participant in this forum.

I was just thinking that I hadn't seen a post or reply from him for a couple of weeks (he was just recently on a cruise and still managed to post quite a few times).

So figured I would drop him a note.

I tried to tag him and it wouldn't pick up his name. I searched my team list and he is gone. His account looks to be "totally gone" - not a trace.

Did anyone happen to (chat) with him? Did he give any indication that he was just… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

My numbers are up and down. 43% in range. As always Graham ur right consistency is the key. The insurance companies n the costs of food and insulin are as frustrating as the 💀. I'm trying n I am not… read more

posted 5 months ago

I Was Wondering What Some Of You Guys Do For Snacks When Your Watching A Great Movie On TV After Supper?

I Was Wondering What Some Of You Guys Do For Snacks When Your Watching A Great Movie On TV After Supper?

I am stuck in a rut with my late evening tv snacks i love ice cream and popcorn and cake. you would think that after 20 yrs of being a diabetic you would kinda have a better grip on these things sometimes i just dont have the willpower i need.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I like cake also but ice cream not too much..I usually get angel food cake w/strawberries

posted about 2 months ago

Evening Snacks

Evening Snacks

My blood sugars right now are very good. Sometimes at night I start to get hungry again and I was wondering if anyone has some good idea for snacks. Right now I am eating an apple/with Peanut butter....getting bored and need a change....thanks a bunch to all

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Thank you Sunshine....would you please let me know more about your protein shake. I hope you are doing well, and thanks again

posted 6 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

Exercise And Diabetes

Exercise And Diabetes

What percentage of people with diabetes exercise daily?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Personally I have been able to get my Diabetes type2 readings down from around 7 to 8 over the past few years to 4.9 to 5. 8 by watching my diet (and maintaining the substantial amount weight I lost… read more

posted 5 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

Did This Have To Happen?

Did This Have To Happen?

Today I’m going to relay a personal story which may shed some light on why I’m so engaged in everything Diabetes.

I’m going to tell you the story of my father.

In 1989, at age 53, as the result of the relatively new A1C tests being performed my Dad was diagnosed with Type 2.

It wasn’t much of a surprise. Both his parents were Type 2 as was every one of his 9 uncles/aunts and his grandfather.

There was no “online” help back then, no software/apps but he was well familiar with the benefits of… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Did this have to happen?? Really tugged at my heart strings. Reminded me a lot of my loving caring Father and his battle with the beast. He passed young at 57. Almost 37 years now and I still think of… read more

edited, originally posted 5 months ago