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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello, everyone. I was diagnosed as diabetic in 2009 following a severe asthma attack which required an aggressive steroid (solumedrol) regiment. In the days following the attack, I had an insulin drip 24/7 to help combat the elevated blood sugar. I was in the hospital for a total of 15 days...
  2. Diabetes News
    Obviously it's not news to many of you, but I've just become aware of how dangerous steroids are to blood glucose levels. Here's an article on major increases in BG accompany epidural steroid injections -- something that helps some people with back pain. Effects of epidural steroid...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Diagnosed as T2 in 2004. BS at diagnosis was around 380. Dr put me on Glipozide, and my numbers were all over the place between 200 and down to as little as 60. A1c stayed below 6.9%. Dr & I wanted a little more stability, so we changed to Metforman 500 x1. Fasting BS in the morning was...
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