The People's Medicine Community ®
Drug Index: 


This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Diabetes, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.

Diabetes Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM), also known as sugar diabetes or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.[2] This high blood sugar produces the symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. Untreated, diabetes can cause many complications.[3] Acute complications include diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma.[4] Serious long-term complications include heart disease, stroke, kidney fai...

Read more Diabetes Details
Article is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source:

Recent Diabetes Forums: RSS Feed

zzzquil and Type 2 Diabetes
Is this safe for a person with Type 2 Diabetes? I think it is loaded with sugars but cannot find any exact information about this. I think it might be the reason my sugar count has been up for the past month. I have a problem staying asleep and have been using zzzquil for the past month or so and it seems to help, but if it is keeping my sugar count high I'll have to stop taking it. ## Hello, Larry! How are you? One of the inactive ingredients is high fructose corn syrup, which could raise your sugar levels, especially if you're sensitive to it, as some people tend to be. If you need a sleep aid that doesn't contain it, the active ingredient in this is just Diphenhydramine, 50mgs per dose. Diphenhydramine is available by itself in Benadryl and its generics, as well as in pro...
Updated 19 hours ago in Diphenhydramine.
   1  Subscribe to thread 275625
white oval pill with e221
I take metformin white oval, scored, 107/s g. Is there any difference from, white oblong, scored, e221. ## Hello, John! How are you? Can you please double check those imprints and post back? I can't find any Metformin tablets matching either description. This is an oral antidiabetic medication that is used to help lower and control blood sugar, side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, flatulence, hypoglycemia and stomach pain.
Updated 1 day ago in Metformin.
   1  Subscribe to thread 275393
Problems with metformin Vomiting and diarrhea every 2 to 3 months
I have prediabetes and was prescribed metformin 500 1x a day. Got along for almost a year now having all kinds of gastric problems, pain nausea etc. also have vomiting and diarrhea once every 2 to 3 months. Now trying 1/2 a pill. Would extended release help and is the vomiting occasionally related? ## Hello, Deejoe! How are you? Metformin can cause gastric side effects, it's fairly common for it to do so. Other side effects may include dizziness, flatulence, stomach pain and hypoglycemia. As to the occasional vomiting and diarrhea, if they are occurring that infrequently, they most likely aren't related to the medication. Are you on any other medications? Have you changed your dietary intake, at all? There are many things that could potentially cause such symptoms. How are you d...
Updated 2 days ago in Metformin.
   1  Subscribe to thread 274330
Diane 35 / 4 Days Delayed :(
Hi, I'm taking diane35 with metformin for my PCOS. This is my 3rd month that i'm using it. The first and second po was okay, nagkaroon ako ng menstruation. But i'm quiet worried this month kase 4 days na po ko delayed after i finished the pack. :( is it normal? What should i do? Kailangan ko na po ba bumalik sa OB ko? Eventho after 6 months pa dapat ang appointment ko sa kanya? Or do i need to wait till 7th day and pag di pa din dumating period ko i'll take another pack? Please help naman po. :( thank you so much!!
Updated 3 days ago in Metformin.
GLYCOMET GP1 AND glimepiride 2MG
I was prescribed JANUMET XR 1000/50 MG 2 TABLETS in the morning before breakfast and 2mg GLIMEPIRIDE after breakfast. I was suggested bya doctor to take GLYCOMET GP1 twice daily instead of JANUMET XR. should I continue to take GLIMEPIRIDE because i read that GP1 contains 1 mg of GLIMEPIRIDE ## Hello Rao! How are you? Yes, you should double check with the doctor, but it seems that he meant to replace your other medications with the Glycomet GP1, since it contains Metformin and Glimepiride. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, flatulence and low blood sugar. What are your normal sugar levels? Were they not in control with the Janumet XR?
Updated 5 days ago in Glimepiride.
   1  Subscribe to thread 274970
coupons for Victoza
I have no insurance and am looking for Victoza coupons for my Diabetes. Does anyone know where I can get any?
Updated 6 days ago in Victoza.
if glycomin tablets is swallowed by a 1 year non diabetic kid
a one year old child has swalowed glycomin tablets today.the behavior is still normal,do I have to worry?
Updated 7 days ago.
age 64 bp 160 80 dosage of telma
I am Male Age 64 Diabetic for 30 years taking insulin 3 times. My BP is between 172/80 and 159/70. I am taking Telma 20 during bedtime in the night. Can I increase the dosage? My wt, is 75 Kgs. Fasting sugar level is around 100 and PP is 160 t0 180
Updated 8 days ago.
glycomet 1 gm & glizid-80
Sir please tell me that how to take glycomet 1 gm & the combination of the glizid-80 with the bloodsugar of 240. So suggest me to discriptions to take the dose for mother. ## Sir please tell me how to take the dose of glycomet 1gm & combination of glizid-80. And also give the januvia 100mg. My mothers doctor went to out station. Not available. Please suggest me. Its urgent. My mothers having sugar 240
Updated 9 days ago in Januvia.
   1  Subscribe to thread 275188
White Round Pill H 102
What pill is this? Its round white with H and underneath is 102. ## This pill contains 500mgs of Metformin, an oral antidiabetic medication, which is used to help lower and control blood sugar. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, stomach pain and flatulence. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is H 102 (Metformin 500 mg) extended release?
Updated 9 days ago in Metformin.
   2  Subscribe to thread 224256

Diabetes Medications (146 results)