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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 5 answers

I have blood work on thursday?

I took plan b on Thursday and I have blood work on Monday. The blood work is for glucose random, vitamin d, 25-hydroxy, hemoglobin A1C, insulin, c-peptide. Will plan b show up anywhere

Posted 8 days ago 0 answers

Metformin - Odd feeling in my gullet?

I've been on metformin (3x500 mg per day) for about 14 months now, for insulin resistance and obesity and while I got into the normal weight range and lost a total of 21 kg so far, I seem to be ...

Posted 22 Jun 2015 1 answer

Can cephalexin raise my blood sugar?

I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.

Posted 15 Jun 2015 3 answers

I am a type 1 diabetic and am on the insulin pump using Apidra. When I do work outside in the high?

... temps, I always end up throwing away part of my vial due to very high glucose. I am referring to the vial in my pump. Is there a way to keep it from getting too hot while I work outside and save ...

Posted 12 Jun 2015 1 answer

Does anyone ever use 2 units of insulin instead of just one?

I feel like it's a waste of medicine and time just doing one unit. Am I the only one?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 2 answers

Diabetic Nerve Damage - I am 46 years old and was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about 6 years ago.?

... Now, about 1 month ago, they determined I have Type 1 diabetes and went on an insulin pump 1 month ago. I also recently (2 months+ approx) have SEVERE neuropathy in my feet and traveling up my ...

Posted 30 May 2015 1 answer

Harvoni - diabetes concern?

Failed 2X pegasys & ribavirin (miserable sides). Stage 4 compensated cirrhosis with insulin dependent diabetes, high blood pressure and horrible plaque psoriasis (got the p from previous tx with ...

Posted 20 Apr 2015 3 answers

How much weight can I lose using glucophage xr 1000 twice a day ?

I started taking glucophage xr 1000 mg twice a day from 2 weeks ago after being diagnosed with insulin resistance . I have irregular period,I'm overweight (BMI = 25.78) and I have acne . I took ...

Posted 31 May 2015 1 answer

Trulicity - does the needle hurt?

Is this a insulin shot or just in a liquid form

Posted 29 May 2015 1 answer

Do I really need to take my insulin same time everyday?

I just started to take Lantus Solostar and it said to take before bedtime,but i work nightshift sometimes so i don't sleep, when i work i take it early before i go to work,should i bring it to ...

Posted 20 May 2015 2 answers

What are the differences between NOVOLOG and Novolin 70/30 and how should I take it?

Type 1 diabetic for 20 years. I am currently on an insulin pump taking NOVOLOG rapid acting insulin. Due to job loss and other factors, I do not have insurance anymore. I am currently on my last ...

Posted 30 Apr 2015 1 answer

I am on holiday for 9 days in Portugal and have forgotten to bring metformin. I am type 2 and need?

... to know if I am ok to do without till I get back to uk. I have all my other medication with me including insulin

Posted 9 May 2015 2 answers

Why has lantus insulin increased 47% this year, this increase is all creed?

I am on social security and have to make painful decision every time I have to buy my insulin, because I will have to do without food or other medicines inorder to purchase the insulin. Profit is way ...

Posted 29 Apr 2015 2 answers

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