Diabetes and Metformin

When I was in Belize for 2 weeks this month, I forgot to take my Metformin. Metformin is usually given to type 2 diabetics to help with blood sugar regulation and insulin uptake. I take it because I’m insulin resistant, and it’s supposed to help regulate my blood sugars. But, I actually felt better not …

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HCG vs. Low Carb

I just can’t do it… I keep trying, but I’m having a really hard time staying with HCG right now, even though the couple of days I lasted dropped me 4 lbs. I don’t know if I need to add some multi-vitamins, or what, but I’m craving foods that aren’t on the diet, and that …

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HCG Diet Before and After Pictures

I said I’d post some before and after pictures from the HCG diet, so here they are. And yeah, I know I looked happier in the first picture, but that’s because the cup had vodka and diet coke in it. The second diet picture was after a long day at work. My doctor’s nurse told …

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Humalog vs. Novolog

Sometimes, as a diabetic, and a human being, I hate my health insurance company. I pay them $20,000 per year for 3 adults and 2 kids, and they can’t even get me my fricken insulin without screwing it up. I went to get my insulin at the pharmacy today, and my wonderful insurance company said …

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Lantis vs. NPH

When I was taking NPH, I would take 30 units in the morning, 30 units at lunch, 30 units at dinner time and 60 units when I went to bed. That’s 150 units a day of NPH. The NPH was just for the basal rate, and I then would take boluses of Humalog at each meal to cover …

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Diabetic Infection Care Secrets

This is going to raise some eyebrows in the medical community, but I have a way to get those nasty infection on your feet and legs to go away. Sure, it works best when the Dr. is also pumping you full of antibiotics, and your blood sugars are under control, but this method has worked …

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