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Type 2 from 2002

  1. What can I do without medication to keep my liver from producing sugar during the night? (30 Dec 2002)
  2. I have had type 2 diabetes for less than two years, and I have frequent urination especially at night. I have had type 2 diabetes for less than two years, and I have frequent urination especially at night. (28 Dec 2002)
  3. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and my levels are wild even though I have a good diet and exercise. (28 Dec 2002)
  4. Isn't my friend supposed to cut out sugar and refined carbs? (17 Nov 2002)
  5. Who are the experts responsible for the finding that hyperinsulinemia that precedes obesity long before the onset of type 2 diabetes? (14 Nov 2002)
  6. Is this level of control sufficient? Am I risking a higher possibility of complications by not maintaining tight control? (22 Oct 2002)
  7. Can any of my blood sugar fluctuations be explained? (18 Oct 2002)
  8. How do I diet? How many calories do I need? How much exercise daily? (17 Oct 2002)
  9. Is starting this medication the right thing to do? (8 Oct 2002)
  10. Please answer my questions since nobody in Gaza (Israel) knows anything about type 2 in children, and I'm worried. (7 Oct 2002)
  11. My doctor put me back on Diabeta last week, but I can't seem to get my blood sugar down. (7 Oct 2002)
  12. Every day, for three to four hours, my blood sugar goes high, and nothing seems to help. Any suggestions? (10 Sep 2002)
  13. If I eat a larger then normal supper there is no great change in by glucose value until the next day. Why? (5 Sep 2002)
  14. My mother has had bouts of low sugar levels despite changing her eating habits, and I am very concerned. Please advise. (28 Aug 2002)
  15. Is it possible my medication is not working any more? (21 Aug 2002)
  16. I just found out I have type 2 diabetes. Can I reduce my blood sugar with diet and exercise alone (without medicine)? (20 Aug 2002)
  17. Does menopause, especially the period shortly before its beginning, has any influence on type 2 diabetes? If so, what are the symptoms? (17 Aug 2002)
  18. Do people with type 2 diabetes experience a honeymoon period? Any other ideas on what could be happening? (16 Aug 2002)
  19. My doctor says that if an increase in Actos doesn't work, he will have to put me on insulin. What can I do? (14 Aug 2002)
  20. What is an appropriate daily carb intake is for a person with type 2 diabetes? (6 Aug 2002)
  21. Why is my blood sugar normal in the morning and doesn't go up until I have eaten? (31 Jul 2002)
  22. I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and my blood sugars are high. Please advise me where I can get a good diet. (29 Jul 2002)
  23. Any idea why blood sugar rises during night? (28 Jul 2002)
  24. My mother-in-law's physician assistant took her off her oral agent and her blood sugars seem high. Does this seem right? (27 Jul 2002)
  25. What could be causing my mother's blood sugars to go high and stay high, even with an evening shot of insulin? (27 Jul 2002)
  26. I have type 2 diabetes, and I am starting my menopause. Does this affect my blood sugar? (12 Jul 2002)
  27. Is there anything I can do to improve my control? Is there a way to tell if I am still producing insulin? (9 Jul 2002)
  28. Is it possible that sometimes it takes longer for the blood sugar level to go higher? Is this okay? (2 Jul 2002)
  29. My husband has type 2 diabetes which was well controlled with once daily glipizide until three days ago. (1 Jul 2002)
  30. I have several questions about my father's type 2 diabetes. (6 Jun 2002)
  31. It is progressively more difficult to control my numbers, and I also am seriously trying to lose weight without any success. (6 Jun 2002)
  32. If I wanted to do a home version of a glucose tolerance test, how would I do it? (5 Jun 2002)
  33. I have had type 2 diabetes for four years now, and it is not under control. What do I need to do? (3 Jun 2002)
  34. Is this some kind of new treatment for type 2 diabetes? (1 Jun 2002)
  35. For the past six months, my blood sugars have been very high, I get very depressed, my body is in pain, and I can't sleep. (31 May 2002)
  36. Is it normal for post-meal sugars to go higher if my pre-meal sugars are normal than if they're slightly high? (21 May 2002)
  37. Are we overlooking something? Or just looking a gift horse in the mouth? (18 May 2002)
  38. Are there are guidelines on what my blood glucose test readings should be before meals and before bedtime? (17 May 2002)
  39. My blood sugar in the middle of the night and fasting are very high, and around 11:00 am, it is normal. What can I do? (10 May 2002)
  40. My morning blood usually run high, and my bedtime value is usually okay. Can you give me any insight to my situation? (9 May 2002)
  41. Why do I get slightly elevated fasting readings? What can I do so that I don't have this rise in blood sugars in the morning? (6 May 2002)
  42. When I do not eat within an hour of rising, I get symptoms of what I assumed was low blood sugar, but my sugar seems to go up. (5 May 2002)
  43. My mother has type 2 diabetes, is adhering to her meal plan, and she is wishing to know why her fasting levels fluctuate. (4 May 2002)
  44. How long should I let it go this high? How high is too high before a diabetic drug is added? (4 May 2002)
  45. At which stage will I be better starting insulin? If at all, which kind or dosage ? (30 Apr 2002)
  46. If I diligently continue this lifestyle, is it safe to say I will never get type 2 diabetes? (25 Apr 2002)
  47. Is it possible for type 2 diabetes to just "go away" in elderly individuals? (25 Apr 2002)
  48. Why are my husband's blood sugars going up while he is sleeping? (23 Apr 2002)
  49. What can I do to decrease the exhaustion level so that I can increase my activity level to help me lose weight? (17 Apr 2002)
  50. What could be causing the increase in my blood glucose? What can I do? (17 Apr 2002)
  51. If I don't eat I get light headed and have been eating some candy which seems to help. Am I fooling myself? (16 Apr 2002)
  52. How is all of this affecting my blood glucose levels? (14 Apr 2002)
  53. My mother ways has high blood sugars, but she says that she is feeling fine and does not follow a strict diet. What are the risks? (13 Apr 2002)
  54. Are my levels high like this because of my pain or vice-versa? What can I do to correct this problem? (12 Apr 2002)
  55. I am 38 weeks pregnant. One of my doctors wants me to start insulin "as a precautionary measure". (27 Mar 2002)
  56. Is it possible for the symptoms of diabetes to in effect correct themselves over a period of time? (20 Mar 2002)
  57. Will the thiazolidinediones work for my husband? What are the side effects? (19 Mar 2002)
  58. What would cause my three-hour postprandial blood sugar to be higher than my two-hour post-prandial blood sugar? (19 Mar 2002)
  59. Do a lot of people successfully change from shots to pills? (14 Mar 2002)
  60. What else we can do to get my friend's blood sugars in the normal range? (13 Mar 2002)
  61. I have type 2 diabetes that was controlled by diet, but now my physician put me on Glucovance, and I have several questions. (9 Mar 2002)
  62. I am severely overweight, I have type 2 diabetes treated with insulin, and I have been following a tough exercise routine, but I have not lost weight. Do you have any suggestions? (28 Feb 2002)
  63. I heard that the weight-loss surgery can cure type 2 diabetes. Is that true? (27 Feb 2002)
  64. Am I taking a lot of insulin for someone type 2? Are there other insulin regimens that I should know about so that I can discuss them with my endocrinologist? (26 Feb 2002)
  65. My husband has type 2 diabetes, and for the last week it seems his sugar is flip-flopping. What could be going wrong? (23 Feb 2002)
  66. Do you think I could get pregnant and be able to control it and not take shots of insulin? (22 Feb 2002)
  67. My doctor said that if I become pregnant that I would need to start taking insulin, but after that the baby is born 95% of women go back on the pills. (15 Feb 2002)
  68. I don't think he eats properly or that the doctor has given him a specific diet. I would like to help him, but I really don't know enough about diabetes. (11 Feb 2002)
  69. Do you know where I can locate the survival or mortality rate for type 2 diabetes? (9 Feb 2002)
  70. Can diabetes affect testosterone level? (8 Feb 2002)
  71. I have type 2 diabetes and I am being treated with metformin. What blood glucose level is acceptable in my case? (6 Feb 2002)
  72. I have type 2 diabetes, and I have several problems I need help with. (2 Feb 2002)
  73. My mum (with type 2 diabetes) has been using insulin for many years, her doctor started rosiglitazone, and she has found it difficult to stabilise the blood glucose. (27 Jan 2002)
  74. Why are my blood sugars going up? (19 Jan 2002)
  75. How can I lose weight, exercise, and still have the energy to be able to keep up with it? (16 Jan 2002)
  76. My doctor wants to put me on insulin, but I want to wait a couple of months to see if if taking the pills along with exercise and adjusting my diet will work. What is your opinion? (13 Jan 2002)
  77. Can someone with type 2 diabetes be classified as having brittle diabetes? (8 Jan 2002)
  78. I was told people with type 2 diabetes do not go into diabetic ketoacidosis. Is this true? (8 Jan 2002)

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