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What happens when insulin doesn't work?

Can insulin ever not work and if it doesn't what happens? Is it dangerous for it not to work? Whenever my dad takes his insulin it doesn't always seem to work and I don't know if that means that he isn't taking enough or if it his body doesn't use it correctly. Or maybe we shouldn't test right after...

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Sweating While Eating

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I am 40 years old women and I am diabetic since I was round 20. Last few months I have noticed that I sweat every time I eat. I am trying to control my blood sugar and I think I am doing that very well. I don’t know why this is happening to me; don’t know if that is connected with diabetes. Is...

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burning and pulsating pain on top of foot

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Over the last 2 weeks I have awakened with a pulsating and burning pain on the top of my left foot. It's located above my toes, on the top, it feels like, and not the bottom of my foot. It has been severe enough to wake me up at times. It occurs every once in a while during the day as well. I do...

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus?

Hello. My mother is constantly tired and she is thirsty all the time. She drinks water a lot. I tell her to go to the doctor since I hear that these can be symptoms of diabetes. I would like to know what symptoms of diabetes mellitus are. I will appreciate it very much.

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intermittent fasting with type 2 diabetes and metformin

I have watched a brilliant programme about loosing weight by intermittent fasting, called the 5/2 diet. basically you eat for 5 days and then fast for 2 days. can i do this if I am on metformin for diabetes type 2. Would I still take the tablets on the fast days? has anybody else tried this diet...

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face swelling in diabetics

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what are the causes for the swelling of the face and eyes on someone that is diabetic.

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Weight Gain Taking Victoza Injections?

My doctor is thinking about putting me on something called Victoza and it is a injection to be taken every day.  But it isn't insulin.  Has anyone heard of this medication?  I heard that insulin can cause weight gain and I was thinking what if Victoza causes weight gain as well?  I really don't...

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Am i having blood sugar issues? I became all jittery, hungry and cold

I was riding home today from work and about 4 miles into the ride I was all jittery, hungry and cold (it was probably 80°F at the time). I stopped and got a bag of carrots and celery from my panniers and at that while I rode home and that seemed to help a little. Is this a blood sugar issue?...

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shaky after eating but no diabetes

I have been feeling shaky after eating for some time bow and have been to the doctor because I suspected diabetes. Now, after tests being carried out, I know that I do not have diabetes. But I am still feeling shaky after eating. What else could possibly be wrong with me?

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How effective is Amzylite for curing diabetes?

Are there any diabetics here who are able to comment on different diabetes medications? Doctors are also welcome to comment, of course! I am hoping for information about the drug Amzylite. How effective is Amzylite for curing diabetes? How many people are currently using Amzylite and what dosage is...

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