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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM) or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar.[2] This high blood sugar produces the symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. Untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Acute complications include diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma. Serious long-term complications include heart disease, kidney failure, and damage to the eyes. Diabetes is due to either the pancreas not...

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Doctor is recommending Farxiga along with Metformin to lower my A1C. I'm a little afraid to try it. Has anyone taken it?
Updated 5 minutes ago in Farxiga.
Banocide Forte effects on Blood sugar test
My wife is taking 100mg of Banocide forte three times a day. she is also taking 175 microgram of Eltroxin for thyroid. Does it effect the Blood sugar glucose level? ## a patient 80 yrs has been suffering from filaria for 40 years. does taking banocide 3 times a day continuously for now for the past 4 months affect blood sugars and are there any other side effects.
Updated 4 hours ago in Glucose.
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Diabetes meds
I started taking Januvia together with metformin. After a few days i started getting a burning sensation in my arms. After taking januvia for about 20 days I went back to doctor and she removed the januvia but I still get a burning sensation. Is the januvia still in my system and how long before it goes out? Meg ## Hello, Meg! How are you doing? Do you still have the burning sensation? What are your normal blood sugar levels? The burning sensation could be due to nerve damage, from the diabetes, rather than a medication side effect.
Updated 13 hours ago in Januvia.
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Tab Wysolone 40 mg
side effects for taking this medicine. Already taken nearly 6 months, gained weights, with swollen face,neck etc. Gradually reduced dosage and now on 10mg level. I am an women 27 yr old , MARRIED,detected with nerve disorder.Medicine started on NOV 2012 and advised to continue for 1 yr. Pls advice if I can conceive after one yr from NOv2013 Can I conceive after ## I suffer from sarcoidosis. I have been prescribed wysolone 20 mg twice a day. I was a diabetic. Before the use of steroids it was well under control. After starting sreroids it I ranges between 350 and 520. I have been prescribed insulin 14 mg in the evening. I take tablets for sugar control thrice a day. But still sugar is not under control. Can this uncontrolled sugar affect other parts of body. My diabetician has told that ...
Updated 1 day ago.
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round white pill w/54 over 251 & reverse side blank
this pill is supposed to be acarbose 100mg but it doesn't match what I had before. The acarbose I took before had an M on one side & A over 100 on the other side. The acarbose this time is plain on one side with the number 54 up top & undernieth are the numbers 251. Both pills are round & white. ## Hello, Julie! How are you? This is a 100mg Arbacose tablet, since it is a generic, it's manufactured by several different companies and they'll all have different markings. It's most common side effect is diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 day ago in Acarbose.
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Glycomet Gp 2 Side Effects
I am taking Glycomet Gp2 Forte 1 pills/day for more than 1 year & also maintaining the diet but my sugar level is not going down below 350 & i'm also getting the side effects like 'stomach pain' , please give me some assistance... ## What type of diet are you following? Are you keep your foods low in fat and sugar, including natural sugars? Learn more Diabetes details here. Have you consulted your doctor? This probably isn't the right medication for you and you likely need to try something else. Do you also make sure to get lots of exercise? ## Pls do shavasana for 20 minutes in the evening after getting back home. Take one nimbu juice in water daily around noon. Take one tomato am/pm with bfats and dinner. Take half ground methi seeds am/pm each 5 gms with water...
Updated 2 days ago in Green Tea.
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glycomet 250 side effects
My daughter is 10 yr she is having type 2 diabetes n post prandial insulin is 219 n fasting insulin 8.79 should we give her glycomet 250 twice a day should we continue is their side effects ## Sir My son is 8 years.his fasting sugar is 85 and sugar after one hour of taking 75gram of glucose is 141 and after 2 hour 112. But fasting insulin is 6.79 after one hour of 75 g sugar is 121 and after 2 hour insulin is prescribed glycomet 250 mg twice a day . What are side effect of tablet and this tablet can be discountied after how many months
Updated 2 days ago in Glucose.
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metformin 500 mgm white round tab with H 102 one side other side blank
Home delivery by catamaran has an unusual smell like fish(somewhat offensive).I did not taste the pill and normaly,I swallow the pills.I took the pill for almost 3 weeks.My blood sugar fluctuating.I am following the same diet while I took the Zydus Z on one side&70 on other side I,did not have any problem with it.Iam concerned.Iam a type two diabetic for morethan 1o yrs. ## Hello, Irene! How are you? All Metformin actually has a foul smell to it, it's just that many manufacturers coat the tablets, so it doesn't bother anyone. And your blood sugar should fluctuate to a point, just like blood pressure, it shouldn't always be just one steady number. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Metformin definitely caused me to fart more than I ever have also the most lingerin...
Updated 2 days ago in Metformin.
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Generic for Metanx?
I refilled my Rx for Metanx and it was a different color. I asked and the druggist said this was a generic for Metanx. I refused the Rx and went to another drugstore with my Rx. Am I wrong? Is there a generic for Metanx? ## Hello. My name is Kellie and I work on the Metanx Brand Team. Please note that there are no authorized generics for Metanx. To learn more, go to and on the home page, click on "Important information about your Metanx prescription." You can also go to for additional information. If you are interested on how to save on your Metanx prescription, contact Brand Direct Health at 1-866-331-6440. Thank you, Kellie ## Metanx is a vitamin combination, which contains L-methylfolate, methylcobalamin and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate and y...
Updated 2 days ago in Metanx.
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Glizipide and metformin
Can I substitute metformin for glipizide ## Hello, Randy! How are you? They both treat diabetes, but they are not the same type of medication, so aren't necessarily interchangeable. Have they both been prescribed for you? Or are you just out of your Glipizide? What are the dosages of both medications?
Updated 3 days ago in Metformin.
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