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 What are the best carbs for a person with Type 2 Diabetes to eat?
I've had Type 2 Diabetes for over a year and I'm still trying to figure it out. I'm currently living in Thailand. A list of foods containing carbs that are good for Diabetics would ...


 Advise me sugerfree alcholic drinks with brand.?
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 Could I be diabetic?
I was looking at symptoms of diabetes. I got this list
Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms
Frequent urination
Excessive thirst
Extreme hunger
Unusual weight loss
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 What type of meter do you use to test?
and what do you like/dislike about it?
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I WAS JUST ASKING A GENERALIZED QUESTION!!!! I WAS JUST WONDERING WHEN OTHERS TEST THEIRS SHEESH i DON'T NEED TO TALK TO MY ...


 When there is too much glucose in the blood stream it can be stored in the form of?
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 Does Marijuana Effect Diabetes?
I am trying to find out if Maijuana effects diabetes?...


 I have just been registered partialy blind, what help can i expect , will i still have to pay tv licence, , ,l
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 Drinking allot of water after eating sweets...?
Does drinking allot of water after eating sweets, like chocolates reduce the risk of Diabetes...? I mean... This is how I see it... If I drink allot of water after eating sweets, then the sugar would ...


 Please, I need recipes for something nice for people with diabetes?
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 Diabetes trouble?
my mother has type 2 diabeates and her finger tips have recently been feeling numb (this causes alot of pain) do you think that this is from her diabeates?
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 Am I diabetic?
Last week I checked my blood and my sugar had risen to 26mmol, I was injected with an insulin which reduced this to 10mmol in the evening. Since then my levels are up and down. Up to 16mmol and only ...


 Does this sound like possible diabetes?
My daughter who is 9 years old has been having some problems lately. She is incredibly hungry and thirsty constantly. She can eat a full course meal and have to eat again literally 30 mins. later. L...


 Can coca cola affect the sciatic nerve?
I drink loads of diet coke and have sciatica could that be related?...


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 What happens if you breathe in sugar powder i did by accident?
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 Friend on insulin pump, but still getting high blood???
is anyone else on the pump? my friend is and her blood is still way high a lot. is this normal? i think she visits a clinic and doctor often, but i wonder what she could be doing wrong. she has ...


 What can be done to reduce glucose readings that have spiked far above the usual number?
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 To much sugar?
when I eat to much sugar somtimes I get week and shaky feeling. is there any way to lower the sugar level or ease this feeling quickly? please help. I know the obvious like don't eat to much ...


 Is a blood sugar reading after eating (1 hour ago) 235 normal?
I get very bad headaches after eating among other things. I'm just using a meter to check to see if my sugar increases a lot after eating. I did it tonight and it was 235 after 1 hour....


 Iam an insulin depedent Is there any remedy for it?
Ihave been taking insulin (Human insulin 30/70 100u) for7 years. Is there any substitute for it ? Specially in form of tab. or capsules?...



boomer
Why do doctors lie and give bad information thinking that it's "conservative"?
On a question over here, someone said that a blood glucose of 120 mg/dL is "normal".

Hell no! But I see doctors say this kind of thing, because I guess they're worried the patient will try to keep tighter control and run into more hypogylycemic episodes.

120 is safe, not ideal, and not normal.It makes me wonder if docters knowingly don't give the best care advice or if they've really forgotten that much.
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guess what? I'm a full IDDM diabetic and I keep my sugars below 120 AND I have wake up sugars of 95-105. It is possible if you practice Insulin-intensive therapy, aka "tight control". And I haven't had any hypoglycemic episodes requiring hospitalization in over 2 years.

So if you're there thinking that 120 is acceptable, you are out of date, and probably doing the wrong things.

And if you're a doctor and hold to that, READ A BOOK. you're passing bad information to your patients.
                     




Doc8
For some test procedure 120 is normal and for a diabetic it is on the low side of what I would want. We do not lie purposely or at least I never did. Your entire last two paragraphs are wrong.


finaldx
WHOA who put the bee in your bonnet? 120 mg/dL is within the normal range, ie not likely to spill sugar into the urine. What is your point?


marshmellow
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To make money. Go to a good docter u trust.They want money money money!!!!


Timothy C
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Refering to your additional info.

You can completely control your diabetes using lantus and humalog.

You will never get a low or high using these and constant carb counting.

See my site below for details:


hushnowjustplayit
For some reason people think professionals are infallible. From personal experience I know there are some extremely stupid doctors and lawyers out there. You have to be your own best advocate. If you are unhappy with your doctor tell them. YOU are paying them not the other way around. If that doesn't do it, change doctors. All doctors are not created equal. Some graduated at the top of their class, some at the bottom, and some come from foreign countries where the requirements to be a physician might not be the same as they are in the United States.


shawty
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because they dont think you can handle the truth


J
1st off, 120 may not be normal in a nondiabetic, but any diabetic would kill for sugars to be always 120. For diabetes, it is normal. Not to mention, after a meal a nondiabetic sugar will be in the 120-140 range.

Second, it is true: if you don't like your doc, go find a new one. Oh, and to practice in the USA, all doctors are required to have gone through a USA residency program. They are just as good as the other docs, if not better because they have more experience.

Physicians never "lie" to patients. they may not give every detail of every test and every possibility, but there are 3 reasons for that. 1)Time constraints. 2) Patients will not understand all of it. Don't believe me? Why do doctors consult other docs - because DOCTORS don't know it all. if the doc doesn't know it all, the patient never will. 3) docs know that the patients are not perfect in behavior and in physiology. when something is in the accepted range, it is considered "normal"

Quite frankly, if I could guarantee that my blodd sugar stayed at 120 all day everyday for the rest of my life, I would pay a million bucks for it.


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