... Hi all, my first post here, not prone to posting on health boards but I'm a bit worried about some weird symptoms I've been having all of the past week and my gut instinct is that it could be diabetes. Just wondering what people who have the condition think really. ... (1 replies)
... is causing the fatigue. It isn't, so the endocrinologist is running tests and so far My adrenal gland is out of whack. I am getting answers. I just started going to the endocrinologist. Have your doctor refer you to a diabetes endocrinologist. ... (7 replies)
... An excellent book that I use for my diabetes is : "Reversing Heart Disease and Preventing Diabetes" by Kent Rieske. All your answers will be found there to bring your sugars way down.
Stonemark (7 replies)
... appointment with a doctor ASAP. In the meantime, unless you have other health reasons that would make this inappropriate, I'd limit myself to no more than about 100 grams of carbohydrate a day, or even 50 grams or less if you could handle it. ... (7 replies)
... civilian Doctors operate and whats proper protocol when I have a health issue. Hence my severe ignorance. Unfortunately my doctor is not giving me a whole lot of info and I am seriously loosing faith... ... (7 replies)
... By "3 month glucose test", do you mean the HbA1c or glycosylated hemoglobin test? ... (11 replies)
... Did your thirst go away? (7 replies)
... and I've never had gestational diabetes. Does one fasting glucose above 100 warrant further testing? ... (7 replies)
... the post and the advice. My 2 hour numbers post meal are usually 120 or lower on my meter. I avoid rice, pasta and I eat the whole grain high fiber wraps instead of white bread with my meals if I want bread. I don't see a big jump when I do eat potatoes which is rarely and only in small amounts but I keep an eye on them. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Coding. First off, you lab result of 123 was not "ok". ... (2 replies)
... losing body fat, and choosing carbohydrates carefully. Such lifestyle changes must be permanent in order to avoid progression to diabetes, or limit the severity of diabetes if it does occur. ... (1 replies)
... Not too late is it? Its not likely that gaining a few pounds at most would increase my blood sugar from 98 to 126? (24 replies)
... If your waistline at navel level is greater than half your height, you are likely to be at increased risk of diabetes and other problems associated with obesity. ... (24 replies)
... dl are an even earlier warning sign of increased risk of diabetes. ... (11 replies)
... Ditto everything Catheryn said.
This is a good opportunity to remind everyone that getting T2 diabetes is NOT the patient's fault! Many people are overweight and do NOT get T2, and quite a few are underweight or correct weight and still do get T2.
Hopefully, WickedLady, your doctor was looking at what he thought was a fasting blood glucose, when it wasn't. So have... (9 replies)
... I am a 41 year old female that has fasting blood glucose done yearly, and I have for about 4 years now. ... (11 replies)
... Your fasting glucose of 97 is normal but getting up there. ... (7 replies)
... level... I was wondering if I should get more testing done. I just had a baby 4 months ago.. During my pregnancy I had all the symptoms of gestational diabetes, only I passed every glucose test they did. And believe me they tested me every month until 27 wks of pregnancy. ... (1 replies)
... A couple of months ago I started feeling a little lightheaded, dizzy, weak if I went too long without eating. Once or twice felt like I was going to pass out. ... (5 replies)
... A diagnosis of diabetes can only be made with glucose levels drawn by a lab. A home glucose meter can not be used. ... (15 replies)