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Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by emptyplate, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    Not sure if I updated or not but I had my feet checked for neuropathy and luckily its deemed numb from my back. Because good blood flow and feeling hit and miss then podaritist is confident that only off my bad back. Pinched nerve from bulging discs.
    Also bariatric surgery is going to be delayed for son's stats in May and also so I can continue reducing more weight to add to the nearly 4stones I've lost. :)
    I'm sure @JohnnyBaker12021970 's prayers have definitely made the difference. A big big big THANKYOU. :) :) :)
     
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  2. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @ickihun and @tina_marie there was someone on the forum and it was a globus but cannot remember the poster. I occasionally suffer from it and it is frightening because it feels as though you have a permanent lump in your throat.
     
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  3. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Ron says he doesn't feel no lump, just whenever he eats or takes medication it feels like its stuck in his throat he ends up coughing to dislodge it or having a drink . Medication is a big problem as in the morning he has to take 6 tablets and with everyone he's choking. Then again at tea time and at supper time . Also when he finished eating he's all congested not sure if the two are connected.
     
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  4. JohnnyBaker12021970

    JohnnyBaker12021970 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Afternoon, my lovely friends on Type 2 Life,

    I'm very well; had my diabetic eye screening at the diabetes department at St Thomas' Hospital, near to where I live. They put drops in each one of my eyes to dilate my pupils and after the eye screening I wore my sunglasses (because that's what the hospital letter advised) all the way home to my flat on the 77 bus. My friend, Colin, who I've had a few problems with when he was ill with his schizophrenia, came to see me and brought me a transparent bag containing 6 meat pies, which came as much appreciated. I've eaten 5 of them and enjoyed them very much and had 2 mugs of coffee, each with coffee mate and 2 teaspoons of granulated sweetener. My blood glucose reading at 2:42 pm today was 7.0 mmol/L.

    I'm so pleased Jesus has been answering my prayers for you, @ickihun, this delights and warms my good heart and makes me aware of how wonderful our God is. And I'm still praying for @eldergarth , @tina_marie as I believe the Lord has it in his heart to make him better, with health care professional's help.

    Much love, from Johnny xXx.
     
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  5. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh @JohnnyBaker12021970 yesterday I ate a tomato sauce which the kids left from their tinned meatballs. I dont know why I did it but I think to save it being knocked onto my beige carpets. Kids make so much mess (they are off for the week). Only silly me has been suffering ever since. Ive been up all night with loose tummy. No sickness so that why I thought maybe something ive eaten rather than a virus. So ive sprayed the whole bungalow this morning with dettol spray. Hoping it goes quicker and im drinking water but no food to dry it up. Testing my bgs very frequently. To put the cat amongst the pigeons 2 days ago I forgot to take my basal insulin in the 3hr window that toujeo300 gives me. I took it 7hrs late.
    Yesterday my bgs were in 8s instead of 6s and I needed extra fast acting insulin to get rid of my 10+ readings after nibbling food. Today ive decided to hold food to dry it up and leave a message for my dn tomorrow if it doesnt improve. I read somewhere that it takes 24hrs for food to go completely through our bodies. Unless thats just slow stomach diabetics.
    So housebound today but planning a Halloween farm day out tomorrow. Planned for wks.
    I'm hoping your prayers will still get us there.
    Blessings on you Johnny and your friends and family. :)
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Active Member

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    Anyone else getting slightly raised BG levels following Flu Jab - nothing hair raising but annoying e.g. fasting and meals .2 to .4 raise
     
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  7. JohnnyBaker12021970

    JohnnyBaker12021970 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you very much, my lovely friend @ickihun. And may God our eternal father bless you and may his countenance shine upon you and give you peace and healing. Thank you for everything, for all the encouragement, understanding, emotional reciprocity and advice. I've been struggling to adhere to and comply by the LCHF diet in the past few days, eating meat pies that my friend, Colin, brought round and I ate a deep pan cheesy pepperoni pizza as a snack in the early hours of this morning. I've since taken my metformin and glp-1 injection and my blood glucose reading was a very average 6.2. Have a lovely day, and love to you in Jesus, from Johnny Baker, sufferer of Asperger Syndrome and Adult ADHD xXx.
     
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  8. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    I didnt notice anything unusual but I've been worried about numb toes so I did rise for a while but diet was poor due to no money for proteins.ok now thou.
    Are you ok now?
     
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  9. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    Farm went well until 4yr old took a tantrum to leave go-carts for enormous snake. He is being tested for autism @JohnnyBaker12021970 .
     
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  10. JohnnyBaker12021970

    JohnnyBaker12021970 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good afternoon, my lovely friends at 12:50 Post Meridian British Summer Time on Thursday 26th October 2017 Anno Domini,

    My blood glucose, now, is a very good, healthy 5.4 Millimoles Per Litre. My Thursday Carer has just left and while I was with her I did all my washing up, and lifted the microwave oven off of the worktop and cleaned underneath it with Cillit Bang and a blue super absorbent cloth, then put the microwave oven back and cleaned the inside of it, bottom, top, and both sides and washed the turntable. I also cleaned the washbasin in the bathroom, the lavatory and the bath. I also did a load of washing of my clothes with Bold 2-1 Laundry Gel. My Carer swept and mopped all the way through and made my bed. She also recorded my medication compliance.
     
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  11. JohnnyBaker12021970

    JohnnyBaker12021970 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning, my good, fine friends on Type 2 Life, at 6:38 Ante Meridian British Summer Time on Friday 27th October 2017 Anno Domini,

    I awoke in the early hours of this morning feeling a headache, sore throat, earache in my left ear, a tender feeling above my left ear and achiness in my legs and arms and torso. I'm going to go to the GP and get it checked out and see if it needs medicinal treatment. I've already taken 2 x 500 mg of Paracetamol and it hasn't eased it very much. The achiness and unwell feeling is making me feel very lethargic and sluggish and a bit tense and unrelaxed.

    I took my medication, including my diabetic medication and my blood glucose reading was 5.2 mmol/L.
     
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  12. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    Let us know what gp says. If you want to message it if too personal I'm sure the gang wouldnt mind @JohnnyBaker12021970
     
  13. JohnnyBaker12021970

    JohnnyBaker12021970 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morning, my good, special friends on Type 2 Life at 3:24 Ante Meridian, Greenwich Mean Time, today, Sunday 29th October 2017 Anno Domini, 3 hours and 24 minutes after British Summer Time ended and the clocks went back 1 hour,

    I went to my new GP at my brand new doctor's surgery, and I told him about my feeling unwell with my earache in both ears, my sore throat, and the tender feeling on my scalp below my hair and the achiness in my legs, arms and torso and he put a thermometer in my ear and said I didn't have a temperature, then he shone a light down the back of my throat remarking it was very red, and then in both of my ears commenting that the insides of them were both very red and he diagnosed an ear infection and prescribed some antibiotics called Amoxycillin which I have to take three times a day until they're all gone to clear up the infection. He also asked me if I'm a smoker, and I said yes, I am, very honestly, and he asked me how many cigarettes I smoke in a 24 hour period, and I said, I've never counted them but I approximated my smoking is very variable, sometimes being only 20 and at other times smoking 40-60 a day.

    I administered an Amoxycillin capsule, initial dose, at 1:00 Post Meridian, British Summer Time, on Saturday 28th October 2017 Anno Domini and also, just now at 3:20 Ante Meridian, Greenwich Mean Time.

    My fasting blood glucose reading, today, at this time, was 7.0 Millimoles Per Litre, after yesterday eating a bag of microwave heated yorkie puds and a bowl of Paxo sage and onion stuffing and 2 cups of tea with icing sugar (1 teaspoon each cup), and all this was around Ioanna's flat whilst I was waiting for the council locksmith to come and change the lock whilst she was in her psychiatric hospital. In the evening, I had 2 bowls of Weetabix with granulated sweetener and milk. While Ioanna was in the psychiatric hospital having treatment for her psychosis and EUPD, Someone had broken into her key safe and stolen her beautiful flat screen telly, 1 blue ray DVD player, 2 energy saving light bulbs, a table lamp and her burgundy rug. The police are investigating it.
     
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  14. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am so sorry that you are poorly and hope you feel better really soon.
    Poor Ionna, to be in hospital and to return home to the theft of belongings is awful. A big hug to you both.
     
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  15. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    @JohnnyBaker12021970 don't forget about our offer of private messages. I'll try and grab a few minutes today to remind u how we do it, if you've forgotten.
    My 4yr old is wanting his mummy for every little thing this morning. Very clingy.
    We are off to his nana's this morning.
    Did you remember to put your clicks and watches back an hour?
     
  16. JohnnyBaker12021970

    JohnnyBaker12021970 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morning, my good, altruistic friends on Type 2 Life, now, at 9:22 Ante Meridian, Greenwich Mean Time, today, Thursday 2nd November 2017, Anno Domini,

    I've just administered orally the following morning prescriptive medicines of mine:-

    * Ramipril 10 mg (for essential hypertension)
    * Bendroflumethiazide 2.5 mg (diuretic for water retention)
    * Amlodipine 10 mg (for essential hypertension)
    * Metformin Hydrochloride 1000 mg (For hyperglycaemia)
    * Carbamazepine 200 mg (Mood Stabiliser)
    * Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 400 mcg (urine stimulator)
    * Amoxycillin 500 mg (Antibiotic for ear infection)

    And the following subcutaneous type 2 injection:-

    * Lixisenatide (Lyxumia) 20 mcg glucagon-like peptide injection (incretin mimetic)

    My blood glucose level after this is 5.7 Millimoles Per Litre.

    Much love and sincere kind regards,

    @JohnnyBaker12021970, sufferer of Asperger Syndrome, Adult ADHD and Type 2 Diabetes MellitusxXx.
     
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  17. eldergarth

    eldergarth Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone just popped in to say i'm still ticking and not dropped of the end of the world (not yet any way) big thanks to my dear friend @JohnnyBaker12021970 for all your kind words and prayers keeping me safe very much appreciated johnny.
    big thanks to @ickihun ,@13lizanne ,@debrasue ,@maureen5752 and @Diamum5972 for all your kind words and well wishes for my long and very forget full past year.
    It has been a very stressful and painful year since i last posted my memory is still no better i am still struggling to do things like this getting confused and stressed because of it.
    my BG's have been in double figures for as long as i can remember with FBG's in the 10's and higher most days i will admit that i have lost interest in doing my bloods just thing whats the point most days (when i remember to do my BG's) or Tina keeps pestering me to do it.
    My physical problems are still getting worse with the pain now spreading to my shoulders and arms i am taking Tramadol 200mg twice a day for the pain but it's not helping much but my pain Nurse doesn't want me on morphine but i am contemplating asking for the morphine for night time so i can get a good nights sleep.
    There may be a light at the end of the tunnel though (or wishful thinking) i was watching the morning BBC news not long back and their was this woman on there telling her story about years before finding a diagnosis for her problem and when she started describing her symptoms i just thought she is describing me not her and the more she spoke the more it was me sat there saying these things and the diagnosis was M.E ( chronic fatigue syndrome ) so i have been trying to get an appointment with my doctor to get a referral to the specialist at the Derby Royal hospital.
    I am at the stage now that i really don't care what they have to do to me anymore they can cut me up for all i care as long as it gets me answers but not at kingsmill hospital they can kiss my big hairy -----, the biggest waste of NHS money going .
    I hope you are all doing well and not suffering to much and no @ickihun you can't have my mobility scooter
    thanks all
    Ron
     
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  18. debrasue

    debrasue Type 2 · Expert

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    Hi Ron - it's good to hear from you!
    I'm so sorry to hear you're still having all these troubles (although I have to say you're looking good on it, from your new photo!). Have you ever discussed ME with your doctor? A cousin of mine has suffered from it for about 25 years, so I know well what a debilitating, painful, frustrating illness it is. Having said that, because it has been recognised for so many years I'm sure they must have better ways of treating it nowadays.
    Sending you big hugs and my hopes for a solution on the horizon for you.
    Debra x
     
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  19. eldergarth

    eldergarth Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Debs for your well wishes I'm afraid the pic is an old one found on my PC
    Not had chance to speak with my GP about it as it's getting the appointment to speak with her have been trying for couple of weeks with no joy.
    Have been doing a lot of research about M.E and it does tick all the boxes and describes me down to a tee.
    Have to travel to see nearest ME specialist but I'm past caring about that now.
    From what I understand from the research there still is no cure but it can be managed which will do me fine.
    Hope you are doing well Debs and keeping up the writing and the troubled two some are still giving you plenty of joy and love
     
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  20. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Expert

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    Lovely to see your post @eldergarth. You made me smile and lol. The kids said "what?" I keep smiling.
    I'm just back from physio at hospital as the local clinic is 2 buses and 3 x20mins walk for me. In the summer I top my 100mg tramadol every 4hrs to religiously 4hrs to do the slow walking. I just cannot do it In this wind. The cold is stiffening me up. I'm winter clothing, wool full length coat and furry hat at mo so I got a car lift to one bus direct to hospital. Then 2 directly back via the city. I explained the numb foot and blister without pain and numb leg at times, inablity to walk with stick/crutch on left side of body and she said it was ok. Told her of wobbly legs and legs not moving when I need them too. Wind causing more anxiety of a fall.
    I will be hiring a buggy to do shopping in the city centre, over the winter and very very busy shopping centre. Of which I will post a pic once not embarrassed to do so. Ha ha I might need to start a scooter thread eh?
    Have you found a good M.E website? @eldergarth.
    I don't blame you for changing hospitals. Well done for taking charge of your care and getting at last a feeling of progression.
    I'm sure once you know exactly what is going on will your bgs settle down again. With the best will in the world diabetes will always do its own thing, regardless of meds, exercise and often diet. Type2 will always be classed as a diet disease but we all know food is just the tip of the iceberg when other illnesses are involved. ;)
    Great to hear from you. Try and keep in touch. V
     
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