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Best diet for pre-diabetes?

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Hello. My mother has been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. I know that if you do nothing, it can lead to type 2 diabetes. I would like us to prevent this somehow. I think that in this step the diet is most important. What would the best diet be in my mother’s case? Does anyone have any idea?

by User avatar holly1072195289

the most usual diabetic foot complications?

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Hi there! Websites mention that diabetics often have foot complications. What does this mean? I do know a person who has diabetes, and her hands and feet often seem swollen. Is that because of the diabetes, and what is causing this to happen? What are the other possible complications? Thanks!

by User avatar wald1985183752

Should I take Metformin in the middle of a meal?

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Hi, folks. I think that Metformin should be taken before meal, but once I forgot to take it and I took it in the middle of a meal. I didn’t have any adverse effects, so I am wondering if it can be taken in the middle of a meal. What do you think about this? Your help will be more than...

by User avatar xerxes528183357

What diabetes complications can smoking affect?

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I do know a little bit about diabetes, and I do know that smoking is bad news for people with diabetes. Well, for anyone really, but especially for diabetics. What I don't know is what complications are caused by smoking in diabetes. Are there any members of this forum who know more? Please tell...

by User avatar ambros1410182742

Can Metformin cause nausea?

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I have been on Metformin few weeks and I have been experiencing a terrible nausea. I was wondering if this medication could cause this type of nausea. I know that practically every medication can cause it, but I don’t know what to do. Do you have any type of advice for me? I would appreciate...

by User avatar broddy176182326

How are diabetic foot ulcers treated?

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Can anyone shed some light on the treatment method for diabetic foot ulcers? Let's suppose that there is a case of diabetic foot ulcer where the bone has been found to be intact, and thus not affected by the foot ulcer. How would doctors normally proceed to treat such a patient? Thanks for your time...

by User avatar packston765180966

Any links between diabetes and lung cancer?

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Hello! I am new on this forum, and it is a wonderful and informative site. A quick question, if that is ok. I have diabetes, and my husband says that he heard that there are some links between lung cancer and diabetes. This is new to me and I would like to read the supporting studies. What I would...

by User avatar beret1426173272

Novartis combined with metformin?

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My aunt has been suffering from diabetes type 2. She is on metformin for years. However, it seems that this is not enough for proper regulation of blood sugar, so she will need insulin. Can Novartis be combined with metformin that she has been taking? I would appreciate if someone could tell me...

by User avatar montague1446172781

Barnard Vegan Diabetes Diet?

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I am in the process of gradually changing my approach to diabetes management, including dietary changes and lifestyle changes. During my journey towards a better way to manage my diabetes, I came across the Barnard Vegan Diabetes Diet. The Barnard Vegan Diabetes Diet intrigues me and I am very...

by User avatar galen1634172441

lung cancer rates are increased amongst diabetics? Is it truth?

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Someone gave me reason to think that diabetics have a somewhat increased chance of getting lung cancer! Surely more people would know about this if it were true, right? It made me think though! Is this really true? If it is, and it has been proven, do they know what causes this? I'd really like to...

by User avatar gaby511172226