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  1. New Member Introductions
    I am 60-something ..and was Dx'd T2 in 2006 So far, mine has been a simple journey ..and it ten years before I was put on 1500 mg Metformin ..in 500 mg increments over that period.
  2. New Member Introductions
    Although I've rode the line for 20 something years, I'm now "officially" type 2 diabe Since I was pregnant with my first child, 23 years ago, I've known that I was diabetic, in some form. Both of my grandmothers were diabetic, and it kind of follows, their daughters who have daughters tend to...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello, everyone my name is Olive', I have been a type 2 diabetic since 1996. I am a customer service rep, wife and mother. I love meeting new people and learning from their experiences. I am excited to have found you all and looking forward to growing from this experience. Olive:)
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello! I am a type II non insulin diabetic. I have been a diabetic for about 5 years. My entire family has diabetes -yes some of it is lifestyle but it is definitely in the family genes! I take a number of medications including Gliclazide, Metformin, Victoza, Avalide, low dose aspirin and a...
  5. New Member Introductions
    :D Hi everyone, I've had Diabetes Type 2 since 2003, I have been denying it for quite some time now. In the past weeks I have changed my diet and medication and find it very difficult to keep it up with my mixed schedule. I work as an IT Manager and my work hours vary daily (even on weekends)...
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    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm Phil and I am a Type 2 Diabetic. I was diagnosed in 2009 after being told I was Prediabetic in about 2006...which I basically ignored much to my detriment. I had the relatively rare opportunity to start with an A1c of about 13.0 - not the highest I have read about, but still way too...
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    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm new, just registered and looking forward to learning from you. I'm a Type 2 diabetic of 9 years since diagnosis. I've struggled a lot with getting it controlled but recently have managed to lose a lot of weight (6st) and come off my Glucophage (500mgs tds) and just had my last...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I am here behalf of my mother in law who was diagnosed for type 2 diabetes for past 15 years. For the past three months she facing the below problems - Excessive hunger - Very much reduced sleep - Upset mind, unable to concentrate on any work - she feels tired Please help me to...
  9. New Member Introductions
    As games go, I don't recommend it. Type 2 diabetes sucks. And what angers me most is the constant criticism by the media that it's our fault. No. I don't think so. You have to have the genes for it and most people with weight problems do not become diabetic. Has it never entered anyone's...
  10. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Vitamin Foods are essential to life. Besides being needed for general health and well-being, food high in vitamins can have an effect on diabetes by reducing the risk of hypertension and atherosclerosis, minimizing the side effects of diabetes medication, reducing the oxidative process caused by...
  11. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    When we do not include enough vitamin foods in our diet, a shortage of vitamins and minerals occurs in our body which leads to chronic diseases, as we are going to see in this article. Diabetics in particular have to be careful in this area because insulin resistance causes vitamins and mineral...
  12. Diabetes
    Hi everyone. I have to say I'm very impressed with the knowledge of most forum members. When I was diagnosed with type 2 it brought me to a place where I have chosen to take control my health, and it is exciting to me when others such as yourselves do the same. After reading through some of...
  13. Diabetes Symptoms
    Hi, I'm 21 and have always had blood sugar problems. Mostly hypoglycemia due to having undiagnosed celiac disease. Recently there has been concerns that I might have diabetes. I've been keeping track of my blood sugar at home. Here is where the problem starts. I am on a low carb gluten free...
  14. Diabetes
    My wife is type 2 diabetic and during while planning for pregnancy we consulted an endocrinologist at a reputed hospital in Bangalore. He checked her H1AC levels and asked us to go ahead and try to conceive. Now she is around 5 to 6 weeks pregnant. She has been on Glycomet 250 mg (Metmorfin)...
  15. Diabetes Treatment
    Blood glucose testing is the most powerful diagnostic tool available to a diabetic. Unfortunately, most diabetics are not taught how to properly test and use the data to control and manage the disease. I have done a lot of research in this area, and found that one of the common themes for...
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