... and exercise. I have COPD and I take Spiriva, Zyban and Albuterol and I am scared to take the medicines (Metformin 1000 mg and Pravastatin 40mg tabs) that my doctor gave me because of all of the side effects and drug interactions.
Diabetes, Type 2 - I would like to know if a blood sugar level of 136 can be treated with just diet?
- 18 Aug 2009 by Energizer Bunny
- 30 April 2011
- spiriva, zyban, high cholesterol, diabetes, type 2, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, albuterol, metformin, pravastatin
With type 2 diabetes, the main focus is on weight control, because 80% - 90% of people with this disease are overweight. A meal plan, with reduced calories, even distribution of carbohydrates, and replacement of some carbohydrate with healthier monounsaturated fats helps improve blood glucose levels.
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Yes, basicaly the diabet came from obesity, so if you had a control for your meals, you can reduce the diagnostic, and it is esay to follow, just do some excersice minimun fo 30 min a day like walk, then eliminate the salt, don't drink sodas, use splenda instead of regular sugar, use olive oil, eat maximum 2 carbohydrates in each meal, remember you must eat 5 times a day, there a 3 meals and 2 snack, and drink water.
I have had diabetes 6 years and I control mine with diet and exercise. As long as I (5' 4" female) keep my weight under 150 I keep good blood sugar.
i d'like to tell u the is nothing make u afraid from diabetis,,its only need management ...
there is no harm if u start taking metformin,,its work as sensitizer to the insulin with no wt gain or serious adverse effects...
but consult ur doc coz i think its enough to take one tablet of 500 or 850 mg once daily with diet in ur diabetis
Exercise, diet and also can take oolong tea, 1/4 tsp. of powder cinnamon and 1/4 tsp. ground flax seeds disolved in milk, yogurt, tea or ... twice a day (you must check your blood sugar just in case goes to low.)
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