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Waking with sweet taste in mouth is this down to T2 ?

I wake up most mornings with a very sweet taste in my mouth ! Is this down to T2 ?

posted 12 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I woke up with a dry mouth...wish'd it was sweet...So I drink half a litre of water after waking up...

posted 8 days ago
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What type of foods (carbs) shoud I eat?

Been officiating baseball & now doing basketball to keep fit and lose weight.
However, it is a challenge eating proper foods to keep my blood sugar up whilst working out at these sports.

any suggestions? suffered a low during my last double header of basketball :(

posted 14 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

That's good to know Judi but my husband Dr gave us a list of good foods to eat like lean meats, veggies, 1 slice whole wheat bread, plain oatmeal, low… read more

posted 6 days ago
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Fluctuating Glucose numbers?

I Now have type 2 Diabetes, and on oral meds. In The morning my #s are about 130-170, before meds and eating, and in the evening, about 80-100. Not sure what to make of the morning high #s?

edited, originally posted 14 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I was told some people have highs in morning. even though you are sleeping, your body is still functioning. I have always had high morning bs, even when… read more

posted 14 days ago
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Sharper pen needle

I use a 32g 5mm pen needle , I would like to find out if they make a 33 , 34 or sharper . Also does the length of the needle make a difference as far as it hurting . I use Tresiba pen insulin !

posted 14 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I use the nano needles, for m the shorter the better - less painful

posted 3 days ago
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I'm type 2. How can I gain weight/increase body size?

During the course of 2017 lost 30kg and just could not manage to gain back 1kg since. How can I get my weight/body size up again a few kg's?

posted 15 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Same thing with me I can't gain any weight. If I don't eat the whole house today before I lose way I can only go 220 and from there I go back down five.… read more

posted 5 days ago
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Does anyone suffer from cold feet and hands due to poor circulation?

posted 17 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I bought thermal socks. They finally help.

posted 3 days ago
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libido and blood circulation

as a type 2 diabetic and getting older 51. what r people doing to increase blood circulation and libido.. i exercise 6 days a week. and ha1c is 8.5. supplements? and any other stuff?

posted 17 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I guess exercises will help blood circulation. Why don't you also massage your feet & legs with Arnica massaging oil. It helps in getting a better… read more

posted 7 days ago
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Background retinopathy

I have just got results from eye screening and they say I have background retinopathy is there a treatment for this please

posted 19 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Not sure, but I think it might improve with good control of the diabetes.

posted 19 days ago
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Having to switch meds. because of going on medicare. Doc. put me on Novolog mix 70/30. What can I do not to gain weight?

posted 21 days ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Adore Avocados

Great mashed into dip or used as as a spread instead of mayo, avocados are a good source of both fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats.… read more

posted 8 days ago
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