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Forum: Diabetes 02-26-2020, 04:12
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By mbuster
The best talk I've had with a doctor about...

The best talk I've had with a doctor about diabetes was with my eye doctor. They must know something the rest don't.
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-25-2020, 04:11
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By mbuster
Glimepiride, a sulfonylurea, forces the beta...

Glimepiride, a sulfonylurea, forces the beta cells to produce more insulin. Most type 2s most likely already have overstressed their beta cells. To me it just doesn't make sense to do that,...
Forum: Diabetes 02-25-2020, 02:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By mbuster
Good for you patpuckett. We are all rooting for...

Good for you patpuckett. We are all rooting for you.

I don't understand why a doctor's A1c goal for his patient to be way above normal. I can see a goal expectation being a little out of normal...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-22-2020, 04:09
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By mbuster
Advice - monitor your blood sugar. A lot at...

Advice - monitor your blood sugar. A lot at first, then you can tapper off as you learn how different foods affect it. Learn about the meds you take. If you decide to try reducing carbs, you will...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-21-2020, 05:57
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By mbuster
Hi Jssfrk4life, welcome to the forum, but sorry...

Hi Jssfrk4life, welcome to the forum, but sorry that you had to come look for us.

Scared and confused describes almost every one of us when we found out we were diabetic. We understand those...
Forum: DiabetesForum Site Feedback and Help Desk 02-15-2020, 03:41
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By mbuster
It magically started working again since my last...

It magically started working again since my last post. I very seldom use my phone to get on the forum unless I'm traveling and don't have my laptop or want to post a picture I took on my phone's...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-13-2020, 05:21
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By mbuster
I would think with your WOE and your BG control...

I would think with your WOE and your BG control moon, your insulin would not be considered excessive.

I think for many Type 2s, myself included, early on in our diabetes, our bodies put out large...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-12-2020, 05:02
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By mbuster
Sounds like you got a keeper, but she's trying to...

Sounds like you got a keeper, but she's trying to stay in bounds of medical community expectations of talking points.

I think there is evidence that excessive insulin in circulation does cause...
Forum: Diabetes 02-12-2020, 04:53
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By mbuster
Yeah, I wish there was a home blood insulin...

Yeah, I wish there was a home blood insulin meter. If I could only have one meter, that would be it. I think high insulin levels do a lot more damage than given credit for.
Forum: Diabetes 02-12-2020, 04:43
Replies: 187
Views: 6,517
Posted By mbuster
I do that way too often:wink2: I knew things...

I do that way too often:wink2:

I knew things were fixing to start picking up at work. 11,537 steps and 27 floors yesterday, today 12,341 steps and 65 floors.
Forum: Diabetes 02-11-2020, 11:39
Replies: 3,544
Views: 164,867
Posted By mbuster
A 133 this morning, self inflicted. Drs...

A 133 this morning, self inflicted. Drs appointment this afternoon at 1:30 have to be fasting for blood work. Had an 88 before supper, and ate too much knowing today was going to be long. Chili...
Forum: Diabetes 02-10-2020, 04:17
Replies: 187
Views: 6,517
Posted By mbuster
Busy weekend trying to replace two older purple...

Busy weekend trying to replace two older purple martin boxes. Got thru with them yesterday afternoon, just in time to see a couple of scouts flying around. Wasn't expecting to see any for a couple...
Forum: Diabetes 02-03-2020, 05:18
Replies: 187
Views: 6,517
Posted By mbuster
A 16.6 mile bike ride on the trainer. KC looked...

A 16.6 mile bike ride on the trainer. KC looked like they could use a little help going into the 4th quarter and I needed to ride, so brought the trainer into the living room and pedaled until they...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-03-2020, 01:52
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By mbuster
Have you electrolyte levels tested? A magnesium...

Have you electrolyte levels tested? A magnesium deficiency is rather hard to detect though, may want to research to see if you might need to supplement more Mg.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-02-2020, 02:32
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By mbuster
The powder I tried is Superieur and the tablets...

The powder I tried is Superieur and the tablets are Nuun Hydration Sport. I'm not endorsing either, but the tablets come in a small tube and easy to carry. The 25 ounce bottle I refer to is one...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-01-2020, 05:08
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By mbuster
Diet tonic water works for BH. Its the kind with...

Diet tonic water works for BH. Its the kind with quinine in it.

I ride a bike and sweat easily in the warmer months. I usually make my own electrolyte drink, which has 10-20 times more potassium...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-01-2020, 02:11
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By mbuster
That is great news. I know you are very relieved...

That is great news. I know you are very relieved to hear it, I sure would be too.
Forum: Diabetes 01-29-2020, 20:48
Replies: 671
Views: 36,757
Posted By mbuster
Good luck tomorrow. I just got back from a...

Good luck tomorrow.

I just got back from a couple of hours in the dentist's chair getting a root canal. checked BG, 120.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-27-2020, 03:48
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By mbuster
Hi David, welcome back. Sorry to hear...

Hi David, welcome back.

Sorry to hear you've had such a bad streak of illnesses, but hopefully the worst is behind.
Forum: Diabetes 01-27-2020, 03:37
Replies: 187
Views: 6,517
Posted By mbuster
32 mile bike ride on the trainer.

32 mile bike ride on the trainer.
Forum: Diabetes 01-26-2020, 19:32
Replies: 187
Views: 6,517
Posted By mbuster
26 mile bike ride on the trainer yesterday. ...

26 mile bike ride on the trainer yesterday. Weather looks crummy today so I guess I'll be inside.
Forum: Diabetes 01-26-2020, 19:22
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By mbuster
Things that affect your blood sugar will affect...

Things that affect your blood sugar will affect your A1c. With A1c being an average number over a period of time, it can be made up of range of different numbers. The more extreme the range, more...
Forum: DiabetesForum Site Feedback and Help Desk 01-25-2020, 05:21
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By mbuster
Did it twice last night.

Did it twice last night.
Forum: DiabetesForum Site Feedback and Help Desk 01-25-2020, 04:30
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By mbuster
I do that almost daily.

I do that almost daily.
Forum: DiabetesForum Site Feedback and Help Desk 01-25-2020, 03:13
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By mbuster
Well I don't normally use my phone unless...

Well I don't normally use my phone unless traveling, so I can't say with consistency. But tonight at home with WIFI connected it came up just links. Some of the links open in enhanced, some of them...
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