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... i was diagnosed with diabetes 4 weeks ago and started taking metformin about 2 weeks ago. my original fasting blood sugar was 361. slowly through a low carb diet and the medicine i am now down to a fasting 170. ... (1 replies)
Diabetes
Feb 16, 2014
... I was diagnosed with diabetes 6 days ago. I went to the ER my sugar was 600,they gave me insulin to bring it down. Since I've been home my sugar levels have been 300 to 450. I'm eating healthy foods and drinking lots of water. ... (2 replies)
... I do not know how long, bottom line. Sorry about that. ... (3 replies)

... Funny but already i can feel my clothes getting a little loser again! But honestly, i splurged over the holidays, so i expected it. I've learned that it won't really help with weight loss unless you cut back on your carbs, but i guess everyone's different. BTW i usually do South Beach. ... (3 replies)
... How long does take for it to work? ... (3 replies)
Need some support
May 26, 2006
... I am finally back after my move last weekend. Just got set up on internet services this morning! Yay!!! My dr back home basically told me once I was settled to start testing my levels once daily at different times. Also what foods to stay away from and what foods are good. ... (11 replies)
... How long have you been taking it and what is the doseage? ... (2 replies)
... JJ Thanks so much for your reply. I just wanted to reiterate that you said you take 500 mgs of metformin a day and it is the regular one NOT the extended release? ... (15 replies)
... What kind of work does your husband do? ... (10 replies)
... I agree with Cora...you may have to cut back even more. ... (2 replies)
... My name is Donna. For many years I was taking 1,000 mg of metformin 2x a day, plus 5mg of glyburide 2x a day. But recently they just seemed to stop working. I went to our family Dr. and he put me on the bottled insulin with the syringe. Does anyone else use this? ... (2 replies)
... If you are indeed a Type 2, usually they put you on metformin, then gradually increase that to the maximum dose. Metformin works by lessening your body's insulin resistance. It can take several weeks to a month or more for your numbers to stabilize, but that's usually what they do. ... (3 replies)
New to insulin
Jan 19, 2008
... was experiencing weight loss and blurred vision. My doctor first tried oral medications and played with the dosage for the past few years. I was taking 1000mg of metformin twice a day, actos 30mg once a day and glyburide 5mg twice a day. With these medications I am also riding a bicycle about 20 miles once to twice a week. ... (5 replies)
... Often as diabetes progresses circulation is impaired especially in the lower legs. As a result wounds are often difficult to heal. I have had several wood tick bites that took months to heal. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for all your replies. Starlix says it starts in 30 min and life of 2 hours. For me it starts almost immediately and is gone long before 2 hours. Usually it covers me pretty well but I take a maximum dose. Nothing works without the Metformin and I would really like to get off it. ... (7 replies)
... You're absolutely right that the person who originally posted the question probably doesn't have to worry about lows. I just gave that information in relation to why the ADA and the Joslin have set those parameters. ... (11 replies)
... I don't know much about LADA and metformin, insofar as the risk of metabolic disorder, but Ito, you mentioned it in combination with sulfonyureas, which she would not be taking...just the metformin. ... (16 replies)
... nd my 2 hour result was 186, combined with my fasting glucose test result of 121, my doctor said that while the numbers aren't quite there, he did feel confident to diagnosis me as diabetic, he did say that my testing results, weight, and family history did play a part in this. ... (16 replies)


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