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Looking to buy a GOOD pair of Diabetic Shoes . Previously purchased Dr. Comfort and they worked well. But just wondering if anyone had ever purchased a better brand. If so which one and how did they work out.
My insurance forces me to get 90 days supply at a time. So taking 2500 mg Metformin daily (2- 1/2 tablets) I have to get 275 tablets each go round in 2 separate bottles. In the past 2-3 weeks, I have noticed that my fasting (& even other times) glucose checks were rising (Normal is 80- 120, Lately has been 150- 180). Not much has changed, diet, activity,...... Yet my fasting glucose was stubbornly high. Up until then, I have had no problems. Yesterday, I took part of the mediation (1000 mg)… read more
I've had some success controlling BS this summer and contribute much of that to the availability of fresh vegetables. Those days are numbered for us Ohioans and I'm wondering what I'll eat this winter. I love casseroles, but most of them don't love me. I no longer do processed food, which eliminates using canned soups for stews and such. I can't do pasta, rice, potatoes, or bread either. I've got the vegetable soup thing down, and I love beans, but they seem to spike my sugar too, so what's… read more
Chili definitely. You can get canned LOW Sodium tomatoes but I have found that "crushed" tomatoes have no real additives. There's also broccoli cheese soup using real cheese and milk. They do still… read more
Saw endocronologist a month ago and told me there are other options before we even consider insulin. On really good days I can hit 6 with diet and exercise. Seeing a new dietician next week to tailor… read more
I am T2 and also have high cholesterol. I am TERRIFIED of taking statins which cause debilitating muscle pains. I understand if I don't take them I will continue to be at risk for heart disease. I just don't understand how people can live and work under such pain. I am barely adjusting to diabetes let alone a statin. Anybody have advice? I'm supposed to go on Crestor and have read horrifying things about it. I've talked to friends who also have had terrible times on statins. What are my options… read more
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