Diabetes

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.[10] Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.[2] If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications.[2] Acute complications can include diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, or death.[3] Seriou...

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DBX-13 scam

In January 2013 - I recently purchased a subscription to the Health Sciences Institute (HSI) newsletter and got the book "Miracles from the Vault." I scoured the pages to find DBX-13 which they advertised as the diabetes miracle cure, and couldn't find it anywhere. I called HSI, and after three attempts and by threatening to take them to court for false advertising, a response finally came by email. DBX-13 is called X-Cravings. But get this... it is no longer being manufactured. X-Cravings appears to be a formula to help you stop craving food... a diet product... and I guess they apparently felt this would help you lose weight which would help your diabetes. I placed a call to the manufacturer of X-Cravings, Nutricology. Tel: (800)545-9960 who claims they don't know that...

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Invokana and Blood sugar levels

I have Type II diabetes, and recently went on the drug Invokana. I have had amazing results. My FBS has gone from 269 to 104! Anyone else having such a good experience with the drug? ## Hello, Billy! How are you doing? I'm very glad that this medication is working so well for you. Are you still getting such great results? Have had any side effects? Has anyone else tried this? It seems that it's been known to cause UTIs and hypotension in some people that take it. ## Hello, I am not Billy but I figured it would be okay to chime in, as I do not see any responses from anyone else. Just wanted to share what I could. I started taking Invokana a month ago. You are supposed to start with 100mg for the first month and then 300mg there after. I did the 100mg and had a 12 month free card ...

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medicine for esr

my esr is 94 please prescribe some medicine . my age is 46 yrs . i am diabetic. using insulin ## ESR IS 95 , and uric acid is 8.5 ,TLC is 7,600 , DLC N 55 L 40 M 02 E 3 ,RA and CRP is normal limit ## My wife is now 32 years and her esr is 72. Please suggest me medicine to reduse esr. ## I am doctor and i have more than 249 tuberculosis and asthma patient all patient will be cure after taking long term treatment but 2 tuberculosis patient dont feel good because there ESR does not go down from 76 and 69 from last 3 month after taking treatment so please tell me which medicine is good for to reduce ESR

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glycomet trio 3

I am diabetic type 2 for the past 16 years & also hypertension medication I am taking Glycomet Trio 2 before breakfast & Galvus Met 50/ 1000 mg before dinner . While my Post lunch sugar levels are by & large within normal range for my age ( 84 years) my fasting sugar levels are always beyond normal range ( 130/137) Do I need to change the before dinner medication ( Galvus Met 1000/50)

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primolut n and metformin

Hello, I have irregular period becAuse of PCOS so I have been on metformin 500mg thrice a day for the past 2 mnths. My DR just prescribed me primolut n to start my period. Is it okay to use primolut with metformin ## hi... I m 22 yrs. I have been consuming primolut-n 5mg from past 1 year every month 8days before my periods 3 per day for 3 days and after 4 days I get my periods. this was prescribed by dr. I want to know whether this wil affect my pregnancy when I want to conceive later. the flow during my periods is very less.. please help me. ## Hi Im 23 now i did not get my periods for last whole year so my doctor prescribed me primelute and metformin So my question is Will primelute cure pcos? ## please,can primolut N and Metformin cure PCOS? Someone 1 that has PCOS get pregnant? ## H...

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hyospasmol 10mg

My mother in law is a diabetic and get stomach cramps she has used dicloflam but it does not help. So someone suggested hyospasmol. She is a state patient so she only see dr once every 3 months. Kind regards Chris from South Africa ## I'm also diabetic and had the same problem of stomach cramps and was given hyospasmol. I also attend state clinic and was given the tablets at the clinic and they are very good ## Thank you very much I will forsure get it for her so she can try it. ## i use Hyospasmol 10mg tablets .is there anything better for cramps and i do feel bloated aswell

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Metformin (Glycomet) 500 mg dosage adjustment

I am a 74-year-old male. I have had type 2 diabetes since the year 2012 and I have been taking Glycomet from the very beginning. I first started off slow with 250 mg twice a day, then went to 500 mg twice a day. One after lunch and one after dinner. As of late when I am taking 500 mg after breakfast, after two hours or so I am finding that I am experiencing mild hypoglycemia. Hence my doctor (brother) suggested me to take 250 mg after breakfast, 500 mg after lunch and 250 mg after dinner. That is dividing the same 1000 mg per day into three dosages. 250/500/250 per day. Is it a good proposition? He says that if I'm eating a small portion of food for breakfast, a little bit at lunch and a small amount of food at dinner time, these dosages will take care of the glucose levels. Is it t...

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Unsure if my Metformin tablets are real

I picked up my rx metformin from a pharmacy with my prescription but got metfortic 500 instead. Can anyone tell if this is fake or real? ## Hi Taz, If you picked these up from a licensed pharmacy with a valid prescription, then yes, they are real. However, being "real" does not necessarily equate to something being "effective", and often times patients who receive a lesser effective medication are quick to call it fake or counterfeit, when in reality it may just be certain fillers that inhibit optimal bioavailability. Nevertheless, if something doesn't seem right about your prescription then you should contact the pharmacy you got it filled at just to be on the safe side. "Metfortic 500" is something I've never heard of (nor can I find info on Google - so...

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How long to continue with krimson 35 to get pregnant

Hi. I am 23 yrs old, unmarried..I have PCOD doctor advised me to take metformin n krimson 35 to regularise my periods. I reduced 4 kgs n one month and my weight now is 51 kgs..am gng to get married in another 7 months. Doctor asked me to continue the tablets. How long should I continue dis tablets.. What should I do to get pregnant earlier? ## You will to get pregnant, while taking the Krimson 35, it is an oral contraceptive that prevents pregnancy. Yes, it can help balance your hormones and make your periods more regular, but you would need to stop taking it, in order to become pregnant. Its typical side effects, as listed by the U.S. FDA my possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and PMS-like symptoms. You should continue them, until your doctor says otherwise, or you wish to b...

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Metformin 142 vs 93

Pill given by pharmacy changed from Metformin 500 er tablet marked 93 to tablet marked 142. What is the difference between the two? Different side effects? ## The only difference between the two Metformin pills are within the list of "inactive" ingredients (also referred to as binders/fillers) that help make up the composition of the pill. Certain inactive ingredients may affect bioavailability or how well the active ingredient(s) are absorbed. Some people may also be more or less sensitive to different inactive ingredients and that could affect one's perception of how well it works. Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release 500 mg Imprint: 142 Size (mm): 16 NDC: 62756-0142 Labeler: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Inactive Ingredients: -Xanthan Gum -Hypromellose -Sodium...

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