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Taking insulin without eating.

Hi, I have a question. Is it okay taking insulin without eating? Does insulin have an effect if I haven't eaten anything? I'm not sure how this works. Can some explain this to me. I have on occasion taken my insulin and then forgot to eat. I didn't feel very well after that. I was very tired. I had...

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Antibiotics and Insulin Sensitivity

Hey, I am new here ... how is everyone?  Well, my question is.... I am on antibilotics right now and I was wondering if it could cause insulin sensitivity or maybe mess up my blood sugar?  I am wondering because my grandma says it will mess me up and I should take my blood sugar reading more...

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intermittent fasting with type 2 diabetes and metformin

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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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What diabetic medications are best to stop frequent urination

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Im 22yo male. I've been suffering with frequent urination for the past 5 years. I've seen my urologist many times and nothing was found. I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and was prescribed metformin. I've got no results so I'm wondering what are some alternatives that can help stop this...

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Post meal insulin administeration

So I am wondering about post meal insulin admisteration.. I am type 1 diabetic and I take insulin before my meals but I never heard of taking it after a meal.  I read about someone taking it after eating and I thought that was a bit strange because the blood sugar would have a chance to get high,...

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Metformin side effect tinitus

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Hi, about a month ago I was diagnosed with diabetes type 2 and my doctor put me on 500mg of Metformin twice a day. I now have roaring sounds in my ears. Sometimes a ringing sound and sometimes it sounds like a fog horn or something. My friends and family tell me I have tinitus. I know that a lot of...

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Diagnosed with blockage in my left leg. How can I know where this blockage exactly is?

i have been diagnosed having a blocjkage in my left leg by a vasculat surgeon,please inform me where is the blockage exactly i am 89 years o;d and have bloodpressure,type 2 diabetes,had prstate cancer rem

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Metformin and eggs causing diarrhea. Normal or problematic

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I take 1500mg of Metformin daily for my type 2 diabetes and every time I eat eggs withing 30 mins to an hour I have stomach cramps and diarrhea. Are the two together the problem? I know Metformin can cause diarrhea, but I have managed to control that with antidiarrhea meds, but if I eat eggs it gets...

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Insulin not working to bring sugar levels down!?

I am so frustrated I could cry!!  I cannot bring my blood sugar down with insulin some days.  I want to know why the insulin is not working to bring my sugar levels down!?  It is so dang unfair.  I am sticking to my diet and I get up early to exercise in the morning,but it doesn't seem to help...

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How does metformin work

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Hello, I have type 2 diabetes which I have been controlling really well through diet. I thought i was doing a good job, but now my doctor wants to start me on metformin. I am not very happy about this as I dont really like taking any medication, and I am concerned that they could be expensive. Can...

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