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My family has a history of diabetes, just like some of the other people on the blog. I do try to take the best care of myself as possible, such as dedicating to fitness and regular eating. The shame in my opinion is that eating right and taking the right steps to prevent or reduce diabetic concerns really costs a lot of money (thinking about organic foods and things like that).
Thanks for the great inside behind the prediabetic info. We can battle this for sure!
Many people in my family have Diabetes and i have learned to watch for signs so i don’t fall in the same steps and i watch my health very carefully
Diabetes is the most dangerous disease which is growing very rapidly. In our already my Dad, Sister, Uncle and mother-in-law are suffering in this disease. So I saw that’s very closely how it effects on eyes, legs, heart, kidneys etc. Almighty save us from this disease.
Many people in my family have Diabetes and i have learned to watch for signs so i don’t fall in the same steps and i watch my health very carefully. People need to start watching for signs because this can be treated early so things dont get worse then needed.
So I have something called Metabolic syndrome or prediabetes, not sure which it is but I can tell you when I eat pizza, ice cream or cake that two hours later my blood sugar is in the 150’s to 160’s but normally I manage to keep it under 130 during the days.
My morning fastings run around 96 and 117. So I read something that said to take BS at 3 a.m. to see if too low and rising later to compensate…so I did just that.
When I went to bed my BS was 154 (stupidly had too much pizza) at 3 a.m. I was at 82 and felt wide awake, great and hungry. Of course too early to get up so went back to bed, didnt sleep well anyways, but got up at my usual 5:00 a.m. and took my BS at same time as always and now it was 101 again as pretty par for the course.
I know about the dawn phenonemen thing, so if I wait another hour to check it again i will be up to about 111….ok so does all of this mean anything? Is this all the way its suppose to be? I’m just curoius is all.
I just started on metformin and am only taking 1/2 of a 500 mgs pill and working my way up to the 500 slowly so as not to get too many side effects that i’ve heard of…thanks for any replies.
Exactly. It does happen many times. Even though there are number of ways to recognize people still don’t which is obviously the reason for increase rate of diabetes
I appreciate the emails I get from this service. Especially as I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes.
I have a comment though. The adjective “full-blown” as in “Over the short term (three to five years), about 25% of people with prediabetes develop full-blown diabetes.” See above). is utterly meaningless and confusing. We went though this with AIDS when people talked about “full-blown AIDS”. One either has the disease or doesn’t. Please ditch the useless, confusing and scientifically-stupid term.
My family doesnt have familial history of diabetes Am i likely to have this disease? I gain weight and constantly overweight my metabolism are slow and sits on computer for more than 8 hours, no exercise.
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