Posted by: Lilly | 2009-06-29



what does it mean early stage diabetics

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The definition of diabetes is when your fasting glucose is > or = 7.0 mmol/l or when a random glucose is > or = 11.1 mmol/l. As type 2 diabetes progresses you may have more declining of your pancreatic Beta-cells. Whatever the stage - lifestyle changes are important - healthy diet and exercise and to get to target levels will be the other important aspect.

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Posted by: gene | 2015-02-24

I don't know if this means any, ihad hard forplayand did not have sex,another time I think I sat on my balls and it hurt,every now and then they would hurt with out doing any thing,is ther a problem it hurt iwould not walk strat?

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Posted by: Lilly | 2009-07-06

My boy friend has diabetes. He takes 2 Metformin in the morning
And he takes tegretol. But says his feet pains alot. he uses takkies for comfort. Can you explains wats PN or PM means?

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Posted by: John | 2009-06-30

Hi Linda, Simvastatin can cause mussel pain. Tummy trouble can not say.

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Posted by: Linda Joseph | 2009-06-30

I' m Type II diabetic with my mom Type I and most of her family Type I. I' ve also been diagnosed with blood pressure problems and high cholesterol levels. As a child I had rheumatic fever
I' ve been taking 1 x 80mg glucomed 10 mins before breakfast and dinner respectively, with 1x500mg arrow metformin after breakfast and 2 x 500mg after dinner respectively.
Also Prexum plus and ecotrin after breakfast with 1 x 20mg Simvastatin at bedtime. I' ve been starting to feel quite good since starting the medication earlier this year, but have been experiencing some tummy trouble on and off and I' m not sure if its the metformin - is this common?

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Posted by: LILLY | 2009-06-30


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