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Pills for Diabetes from 2006

  1. I have type 2 and have high blood sugars. My doctor has done tests and increased my metformin, but what can I do before I get all my test results? (18 Dec 2006)
  2. Can prolonged use of indicated medications for type 2 diabetes also contribute to indicated diabetic or other complications? (10 Dec 2006)
  3. Is it unusual for a person with type 1.5 or LADA diabetes to be able to achieve control through diet and exercise for over five and a half years? (28 Nov 2006)
  4. At what point do most doctors put type 2 diabetics on medication? I am concerned about elevated readings one hour after eating. (18 Nov 2006)
  5. I have type 2, PCOS, and hypothyroidism. I am constantly tired and nauseous, especially when I take my metformin. Sometimes I get dizzy. What could be going on? (17 Oct 2006)
  6. With metformin and Avandia, my blood sugar is around 100 mg/dl [5.6 mmol/L]. Can I skip the medications to see what happens with my blood sugar? (23 Sep 2006)
  7. Since she has the mental capacity of a toddler, my 29 year old daughter can't swallow her glipizide with water. Is it okay to give it to her in sugar free pudding? (13 Sep 2006)
  8. Is it safe to give a child Actos? (11 Aug 2006)
  9. Is it true that prolonged use of Euglucon among older diabetics is dangerous? (11 Jul 2006)
  10. Is there a diabetes medicine made from iguana venom? (29 Jun 2006)
  11. My doctor put me on metformin and something else that caused me problems. I stopped taking them. Now, I feel great and want to go back on the Atkins diet. What should I do? (6 Jun 2006)
  12. I treated my diabetes successfully with metformin for a year, but the doctor won't renew it because of my creaninine level. What is your opinion? (3 Jun 2006)
  13. Is it okay to take both types of metformin on the same day? (20 May 2006)
  14. My friend is on once a day metformin. Could she take it twice a day? What meal plan should she have for her work nights? She works three 12-hour night shifts. (15 May 2006)
  15. My father has had type 2 diabetes for eight years. What medicine can he take to get rid of his diabetes? (12 Apr 2006)
  16. I recently discovered that I was taking too much daily metformin due to wrong instructions on the bottle. What kind of damage could this have caused? (15 Mar 2006)
  17. Should a sulfonylurea-biguanide combination for someone with type 2 be administered before or after meals? (12 Mar 2006)
  18. I've controlled my diabetes through diet and exercise, but no longer have the willpower to diet. Am I better off on medications? (27 Feb 2006)
  19. I have been diagnosed with borderline diabetes and given metformin. Friends have suggested that the metformin is not necessary. What is your opinion? (11 Feb 2006)
  20. For an obese patient with borderline diabetes, do you recommend diet only or metformin? Sometimes, his post meal blood sugars are somewhat elevated. (10 Jan 2006)

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