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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am ...

Posted 15 Dec 2011 3 answers

Hello. I'm not a diabetic but my GP has put me on Metformin?

I do t know if this will affect me badly because he is putting me on it to help my body with becoming more sensitive to insulin because I have POS. Is there anything I should know about this tablet?

Posted 5 days ago 1 answer

I have no appitite, what will januvia do to me? I eat 500 cals a day only . have digestion problems?

I eat only abt 500 cals a day. Took insulin Lantus solostar over three yrs, went off when bs reached more normal. Its gone back up. New dr put me on Januvia. Its suppose to decrease appitite, wich i ...

Posted 20 days ago 1 answer

If I cancel all future doctor appointments, will my prescription be terminated?

I am a type 1 diabetic, and I'm in a financial bind. If I were to stop visiting the diabetes clinic I go to (due to expenses) will my insulin, etc, prescription be terminated?

Posted 4 Jan 2015 1 answer


insulin is used on a canine. 4 units a day

Posted 11 Dec 2014 1 answer

Neuropathic Pain - any other alternate lyrica and compare to cheaper?

I havediabetic patiant for past 20 yrs now I got leg pain for a past one year and then I take Insulin Human Mixtured daily 45 mg

Posted 11 Nov 2014 4 answers

Weight Gain on Victoza?

I started with Victoza in July 2012 after years of a primarily protein diet and exercise--although hypothyroid. Drs felt I was insulin resistant and I lost weight almost immeidately after starting on ...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 1 answer

Can 500mg of Metformin can be converted in to insulin units? as if compared to Lantus or Apidra?

Example: Metformin 500mg = ___Units of long acting(Lantus) or short acting insulin(Apidra).(Injection Units)

Posted 27 Nov 2014 1 answer

Diabetes, Type 1 - I'm 26yrs old. Just diagnosed with diabetes type 1. So many questions!?

... i take 500mg metformin morning and night with long acting insulin 8units twice a day. Then in between I take blood sugar before meals and use a sliding scale to figure out how much short term ...

Posted 7 Nov 2014 1 answer

Type II on Insulin?

Hi, I've been a type II for about 5 years now and until recently was under control with pill medicines and Byetta, food changes and exercise. As of today, I am now taking 10 units of Lantus ...

Posted 4 Nov 2014 1 answer

What time should I inject insulin during night?

Posted 11 Nov 2014 1 answer

Insulin Glargine - how much Lantus do you take if your sugar is 224?

I am taking 1 unit per 50 points above 120

Posted 23 Oct 2014 1 answer

Just put lantus pen in fridge for two hours fter using first time use. Will it be okay to use now?

... Didn't realise wasn't supposed to refrigerate after first pen use. Its my first time using insulin. Worried about whether I've ruined solution and if its safe or whether it ...

Posted 22 Oct 2014 3 answers

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