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Forum: Diabetes 02-13-2018, 11:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By Annieliese
I have tried St Johns Wort a few times with no...

I have tried St Johns Wort a few times with no effect at all. I believe that my depression is not due to a serotonin lack, hence why SSRI's and St John's Wort have not worked for me.
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-13-2018, 01:35
Replies: 18
Views: 4,994
Posted By Annieliese
I use most of my allowance early in the day ie...

I use most of my allowance early in the day ie before 3pm. As I am on insulin and Jardiamet I can control my levels ok.
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-13-2018, 01:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By Annieliese
Only when I get the sign re low battery or it...

Only when I get the sign re low battery or it won't turn on.
Forum: Diabetes 02-13-2018, 01:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By Annieliese
I have experienced chronic depression since I was...

I have experienced chronic depression since I was a young child with exacerbations in teenagehood, postnatally and at menopause. I have tried many antidepressants and seen about 10 psychologists and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-30-2017, 01:41
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Annieliese
I was on holiday for my Dad's funeral in Canberra...

I was on holiday for my Dad's funeral in Canberra and got the script from there so I cannot go back and get a different script.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-29-2017, 15:13
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Annieliese
High BSL's from Keflex

I started on Keflex last Wednesday 21 st July because of cystitis with a large amount of blood in my urine- MSU test showed a large E. Coli infection. The script plus repeat for Keflex immediately...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 04-05-2010, 01:15
Replies: 14
Views: 10,046
Posted By Annieliese
Well I tested at 5 am and was 81. I tested...

Well I tested at 5 am and was 81. I tested because I was perspiring. Obviously only due to a hot flush- which being menopausal, I get alot. My fasting level now is 100 so I guess my liver has done a...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 04-04-2010, 04:07
Replies: 14
Views: 10,046
Posted By Annieliese
What are "liver dumps", Shanny?

What are "liver dumps", Shanny?
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 04-04-2010, 03:34
Replies: 14
Views: 10,046
Posted By Annieliese
I only get up and test during the night if I feel...

I only get up and test during the night if I feel I am definitely having a hypo. I wake up having a hot flush (I am menopausal) but assume it is only that as I don't feel too bad. I am too lethargic...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 04-04-2010, 01:53
Replies: 14
Views: 10,046
Posted By Annieliese
Lantus no longer working? Help!

I have been on Lantus for almost seven weeks. I had got the dosage set up such that my fasting and pre-meal BSL's were good. Now for the last three mornings my fasting BSL has been way way too high!...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 03-29-2010, 02:32
Replies: 5
Views: 4,464
Posted By Annieliese
High Protein Diet vs weight loss

In the past when not on insulin I have lost alot of weight by following a high protein diet eg Atkins.

However in the book "Using insulin" which I finished reading last night, it says that high...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 03-29-2010, 01:16
Replies: 4
Views: 4,717
Posted By Annieliese
Hi Richard - Thanks for your answer. I do...

Hi Richard - Thanks for your answer. I do understand your instructions as I have now finished reading "Using Insulin" which I found reinforced and clarified the info in "Think Like a Pancreas".

I...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 03-27-2010, 00:24
Replies: 4
Views: 4,717
Posted By Annieliese
Correction Bolus Dosages

I am a T2 that seemingly cannot produce any insulin anymore. Been aware of diabetes since diagnosed in 1994. Probably had high BSL's for a decade before that. Had gestational diabetes years ago.

I...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 03-24-2010, 23:58
Replies: 6
Views: 20,937
Posted By Annieliese
Does taking insulin cause headaches?

*I commenced on Lantus five weeks ago. Since the very next day after I commenced, I have got a headache every morning about an hour after breakfast. I have never in my life had this happen before. It...
Forum: Diabetes 03-24-2010, 23:53
Replies: 39
Views: 10,244
Posted By Annieliese
Great answer Breeze 2 user -excellent summation...

Great answer Breeze 2 user -excellent summation and I agree with your final assessment. I started this thread and it has been fascinating following it through.

I still don't know which finger to...
Forum: Diabetes 03-20-2010, 10:18
Replies: 39
Views: 10,244
Posted By Annieliese
Finger Pricking

I have to test multiple times a day now I am on insulin. I find it hurts to prick my ring and baby fingers but the other three are ok. So I use them predominantly. I do it around the nail edges as...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 03-18-2010, 08:47
Replies: 11
Views: 4,974
Posted By Annieliese
Breezonby- Like you, I am not noticing hypos now...

Breezonby- Like you, I am not noticing hypos now until they are really low eg 40 or low 40's. I have only been on insulin a month and I am already "getting used to" the hypos such that it doesn't...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 03-18-2010, 04:17
Replies: 9
Views: 4,657
Posted By Annieliese
I have a great vegie garden with lots of lettuce...

I have a great vegie garden with lots of lettuce so I eat lots of it -but no effect on my BGs sadly.
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 03-18-2010, 04:16
Replies: 16
Views: 23,518
Posted By Annieliese
I live in Australia and have never heard of...

I live in Australia and have never heard of Diarice. Anyone in Australia heard of it?
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 03-18-2010, 04:14
Replies: 8
Views: 6,527
Posted By Annieliese
I have tried gymnemre sylvestre with no effects...

I have tried gymnemre sylvestre with no effects on BG levels. I also tried alpha lipoic acid -very expensive but no effect on BGs. Also Coenzyme Q10 -no effect from that either.

I would rather...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 03-18-2010, 04:06
Replies: 10
Views: 19,233
Posted By Annieliese
As a type 2, before I went on insulin, I found...

As a type 2, before I went on insulin, I found that if I exercised when my BG was over 180, the level either stayed the same or went higher. Exercise did not lower my levels at all unless I was under...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-17-2010, 12:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By Annieliese
Thank you people for your answers-they are very...

Thank you people for your answers-they are very helpful !

I have some more questions on my fast-acting insulin before meals -The doctor said that if I only plan to eat a small amount then I need...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 03-17-2010, 11:01
Replies: 9
Views: 9,277
Posted By Annieliese
Unhappy Rapid Insulin questions

I only started on Lantus 4 weeks ago and barely have it s dosage stabilised. Then last week the doctor put me on a rapid insulin (NovoRapid it is called in Australia) before meals, because Lantus was...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-17-2010, 05:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By Annieliese
Lightbulb I am a Newbie on this forum

After being Type 2 on diet then later tablets for nearly twenty years, I am now on Lantus 30 units once a day (before bed) and 4 units of NovoRapid before meals.

I am having all sorts of problems...
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