Anyone have any experience / problems with CT scans & metformin XR 48-hr proscription?
I'm scheduled for a CT scan next week. Instructions say to stop Metformin for 48 hrs post-scan (used to also require 48 hrs pre), plus renal blood work prior to reinstating Metformin. This is because...
I am 58 years old I have been dx type one for a little over 35 years.
I am a pumper. I am brittle, I have experienced, neuropathy, fatigue, loss of energy, renal failure, not on dialysis, yet, hypertension, related to kidney complications. I spent some time with ketoacidosis.
After 35 years of brittle Type 1 diabetes, I suffer with chronic diabetic complications. Name it, I have it. The most lethal is kidney failure.
Last February I was told I would have to start dialysis, immediately.
Dialysis is the treatment I most wanted to avoid.
I came to this area to...