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Would my medication help me lose weight

Would my medication help me lose weight

Would my medication help me lose weight I'm currently taking metformin twice a day and I just got diagnosed with type 2 and March my question is would the medication help me lose weight or stop me from losing weight?

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Hasn’t helped me lose weight

posted 1 day ago
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What is the normal rate for Blood Sugar to Drop after Meds?

What is the normal rate for Blood Sugar to Drop after Meds?

My question is this I take 3 anti diabetic drugs, two oral: Metformin and Glipized and one injection , Soliqua.
I have recently changed back to Glipized from Repaglinide(Prandin). I couldn't tolerate Repaglinide, I was sick as a dog while taking it and in combination with the other drugs always lowered sugars way too much. I was happy to go back on Glipized, I have some minor side effects, but it beats being sick all day every day.

The problem is I had… read more

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I suffer from depression, too; am hoping my gliclizide will kick in

Lost weight from the year 2005 of 150 pounds to
2019 to 114 pounds

Will take my… read more

posted 14 days ago
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I am a nurse with a hectic schedule and type 2, on insulin

I am a nurse with a hectic schedule and type 2, on insulin

Hi all. I am a nurse with type 2 diagnosis in 2016. My A1c is @ 6.1 at last blood draw. I was taking metformin, 1.5 tabs, twice a day. Last 2 weeks, I am part of a diabetes research at Mt. Sinai in which my metformin was stopped, and I am put on the lowest dose insulin...humalog, 2units, 3 times a day, and Lantus, 12 units at hour of sleep. My question is....are there other nurses out there who has takes insulin, and does graveyard shifts? If yes, how do… read more

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I'm not a nurse but I do work 3rd shift (11pm-7:30am). I usually just act like when I wake up before work, that is my breakfast meal. Then lunch is my… read more

posted 3 days ago
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is Glucose tablets for when blood sugar crashes or is too high?

is Glucose tablets for when blood sugar crashes or is too high?

Ive seen Glucose tablets in the diabetic section of stores. just wondering if their for when you blood sugar crashes or is running too high
thanks

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

It’s for lows
Too high eat protein and exercise

posted 4 days ago
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What is a good blood sugar number

What is a good blood sugar number

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

My doc said 6 or 7 is best. I never go lower than six I am type two with oral medication
She said anything lower than four is too low And anything over… read more

posted 4 days ago
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Treatment tablets for diabetes 2 which one are affordable as mine are too expensive

Treatment tablets for diabetes 2 which one are affordable as mine are too expensive

What are the best tablets to use as I am using tablets which are herbal from India from a pharmasist they keep my sugar level good but are expensive

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Metformin comes in generic..and a lot of the drug companies will help you out if you can't afford it I was just on that site last night PPA I think it's… read more

posted 3 days ago
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Anyone looked into vitamin D supplements for type 2 diabetes?

Anyone looked into vitamin D supplements for type 2 diabetes?

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I found out whenI was diagnosed with diabetes a couple of months later she checked my vitamin d levels and it was real low so now I'm on vitamin d… read more

posted 3 days ago
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Apple Cider [Mother]

Apple Cider [Mother]

I would still like some advice on how I should use the Apple Cider [Mother] Please

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A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I was using it a couple teaspoons acv in a mug with a little bit of honey and hot water drink it at night I had to stop because I was losing to much… read more

posted 29 days ago
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