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Is Metformin A Good Medicine Fr Diabetic
Complicated question: With renal insufficiency, metformin can cause lactic acidosis. So on the surface, there is not a risk of ketoacidosis. But if you eliminate all carbs you may not need metformin, and an extreme ketogenic diet can cause many symptoms and metabolic derangements that i would not want to combine with metformin. Suggestion: moderation. Enough carbs to limit ketosis, and check glu daily. See your md. ...Read more
Bad idea: Hi. Too much of almost anything can kill a person. Whoever you're thinking of doing this to, please don't do it. Get help. Get away from the person if the relationship is toxic. Do no harm. ...Read more
Be very careful: I have not persoanlly recommended it but I have patients who have decided to take it themselves. There are some published papers from india, but these are of low quality. Diabecon has not gone through fda monitoring, and could be dangerous or contaminated. Some 'natural' products have been found to cause serious injury:(http://online.Liebertpub.Com/doi/abs/10.1089/acm.1998.4.1-9. ...Read more
Statins: Statins are a type of medicine used to treat high cholesterol. These medicines block an enzyme the body needs to produce cholesterol, thereby lowering the total amount of it in the blood. Statins, also known as hmg-coa reductase inhibitors, help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Along with reducing cholesterol levels in the blood, statins reduce inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a diet pill: A new study shows 2 drugs approved to treat type 2 diabetes may also aid weight loss in overweight people with or without diabetes, the drugs Byetta and victoza (liraglutide) mimic gut hormones that decrease appetite. A new research review, published in bmj reveals that the avg. Weight loss for diabetics was 6lbs when pts. Injected daily or weekly. Ask your dr. If you are a good candidate for this rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is microalbumin among diabetics common. I am diabetic for the past 8 years medication i take is metformin for sugar. And almetor for BP . Miral 42?
Is Invokana a good med for me as my sugar level coming high inspite of having metformin 2000mg and gimperide 4mg/day.Am told it will help.Can I start ?
What is best dose of farxiga for a diabetic for years & is on metformin 2000mg/day, glimperide 4 mg/day.Sugar high.Can it be added.What is itsmax dose?
Its NEW: It has a completely different mechanism of action ofrom your present medications and YOUR MEDICAL PROVIDER needs to be consulted !! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
My father is a diabetic patient, he is taking human insulin twice a day by 30/70.Is there any alternative for him rather then taking insulin vaccine?
Reality no one knows: because that would require a large phase 3 clinical trial & who would do & pay for such a trial? Study: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yerba_mate for a few ideas. Diabetes=a disease of carbohydrate intake. As water based creatures, we cannot store much so carbs converted to triglyceride fats for storage & cells become resistant to further carb uptake. Most marketing evades these 2 simple Truths. ...Read more
Consider raw vegan!: I do not normally advocate a raw vegan diet, as it is somewhat extreme & hard to follow, but it might be worth a try based on the exciting work of gabriel cousins md, author of there is a cure for diabetes. See http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=-o6gh6qbpfw if you try this for a month or so and get good results you can probably transition to a less extreme diet over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a type 1 diabetic & found out I have pcos. The meds used for pcos are generally a diabetic medication. What meds would a diabetic use?
Probably: I am not familiar with the brand gycephase, but it sounds like it is a form of metformin sustained release. This is the most common medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. It has many beneficial effects including lowering sugars, treating Insulin resistance, and promoting mild weight loss. The main side effect is stomach related, usually diarrhea. ...Read more
Yes: The same medicine that controls the overall blood sugar and diabetic control is what will ultimately control the diabetic retinopathy. However, if there is significant retinopathy, lasers and injections of medicines used to prevent new blood vessel growth are used to control diabetic retinopathy from inside the eye instead of controlling the overall diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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