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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I'm 57, & was told 4 days ago that I have Diabetes 2. It was sort of expected, as it seems several of the boxes for possible causes, I can tick. I was always active, then in December '99 i received a compound fracture of the 5th vertebrae in a road traffic. As a result, I now can't walk...
  2. Diabetes Treatment
    Would like to know why my Dr. tells me that I will gain weight if I switch to Insulin. I would rather be on Insulin + metformin instead of the Janumet XR 50/1000mg x 2 each morning. He tells me that I will gain weight, is that really true? Will I be able to eat LCHF & keep the 60 lbs I lost...
  3. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Hi Group - It's been a while since I've come to the board to read and post. I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes back in September of 2011. My progress has been mixed: on one hand, I've done great - I've stopped taking Humalog and I'm just taking Metformin and Lantis insulin at night. My...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello. My husband is newly diagnosed after an acute-angina attack. Very shocking, as he's always been pretty strong and healthy, eats healthy, and is not overweight. Anyway, just getting used to the shopping and meal planning, and coming across one main problem (so far). Can't find a resource...
  5. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    Hi, A few days ago I was diagnosed with type II diabetes and I am only 19 years old. I never ate junk food and I exercised for four days a week with one hour cardio and 30 min weights. My BMI said I was at a healthy weight. However, I was also diagnosed with Polycsystic Ovarian Disease which...
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