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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


insulin is used on a canine. 4 units a day

Posted 9 days ago 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

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

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

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

What time should I inject insulin during night?

Posted 11 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

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

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

Will invokana work if I take potassium supplement?

I love invokana except it makes me exhausted can hardly walk from one room to next. I feel more energy if I take a potassium supplement. I am currently having a problem with insulin some kind of ...

Posted 25 Oct 2014 1 answer

Does actraphane work?

i am an insulin defendant diabetic for more than 21 yrs, but sumhow this insulin does not lower blood sugar levels at all. my sugar levels are constantly high!! please help

Posted 30 Oct 2014 1 answer

Metformin 2000mg for 3 months, causing 14-16 day long periods. Will this regulate???

For the last 3 years I has on a high dose of injectable insulin. Went to my endo to get an insulin pump and as it turns out I am now back producing above normal levels of insulin. I was taken off of ...

Posted 5 Oct 2014 1 answer

Novorapid - insulin aspart. What is aspart? has it changed how Novorapid works?

Novorapid's details has recently changed to insulin aspart. What does aspart mean? has it changed the way this insulin is released into the blood? I have been unwell for 5 months, a similar ...

Posted 18 Oct 2014 1 answer

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