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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


Why is kcl added to an insulin sliding scale?

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Diabetes, Type 1 - Is the insulin unit same for used of 40 units per ml with used for 100 units per?

... ml ? I am presently taking 10 units human act-rapid along with 30 units of human 25/75 mix turd before breakfast & dinner which are 40 units per ml standard. Then what units of insulin ...

Posted 5 days ago 1 answer

Can alfalfa be taken with diabetic medication?

I currently take insulin, metformin and glimipiride. Will alfalfa counter or enhance the effects of those medications

Posted 1 day 7 hours ago 0 answers

How does tenuate dospan mix with type 2 diabetes and insulin?

I have been taking it for two months and have been very bloated and very sleepy after the first month. I have lost 4lbs then gained 2.5. I do not feel as much energy, rather I feel depressed.

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

Tanzeum - Low readings and trying to adjust insulin?

I am on my 2nd week using Tanzeum. The 1st week, on the 2nd day I was stomach sick and throwing up... During the 1st week I was having real low readings. (57 - 72). I was hesitant about doing the 2nd ...

Posted 18 days ago 0 answers

When patients are in the hospital, why would a doctor order insulin if they aren't a diabetic?

the patient had hysterectomy, small intestine reduction due to papillary serous carcinoma but has never been a diabetic. glucose testing is order after each meal and insulin given if over 200.

Posted 5 Mar 2015 1 answer

What is a safe medication for chronic severe pain in a patient with cirrhosis of the liver?

Patient also has a large kidney mass (probable cancer) that is inoperable. Life expectancy- months to maximum of 2 years. Insulin dependent diabetic.

Posted 7 Feb 2015 4 answers

Doctor - All of a sudden my shoulders felt like s lot of wait lile someone pressing down.I gt real?

... week idk what to do it hrts really bad i am an insulin dependant diabetic my pressure today after my mrds wad 227/114

Posted 24 Feb 2015 1 answer

What side effect if frozen insulin is used?

Posted 13 Feb 2015 1 answer

I am 40 yr diabetic, off metformin after 21 yrs. On 100 units insulin 3x daily plus 10 mg.?

... glipizide 2x daily, plus 20 Lantus solostar at bedtime. Is this considered a large dose meds?

Posted 8 Feb 2015 1 answer

Methylphenidate - Im in a depressive state n looking into meds that will help. But I am type one?

... diabetic n dont want it to mess with my insulin n blood sugars. Is this right for me?

Posted 7 Feb 2015 1 answer

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 21 Jan 2015 1 answer

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