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  1. EllieM replied to the thread Type 2 electric shocks.

    Welcome to the forums. There's a good chance that if you can improve your blood sugar levels the neuropathy will improve (or at least...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 10:19 AM
  2. EllieM rated bulkbiker's post Agree in the thread Type 2 electric shocks.

    Hi and welcome How are you currently controlling your T2? Sounds like you might have some neuropathy.

    Jan 24, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  3. EllieM replied to the thread Alternatives to Metformin?.

    It's also pretty safe long term, having been discovered in 1922 and used medically since 1960. (It's a a treatment for PCOS as well as...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 9:16 AM
  4. EllieM rated sleepster's post Agree in the thread I think my husband might have covid 19....

    Hi @petsnponies, do you have plenty of diabetes supplies, including ketone test strips and blood test strips? And are you familiar with...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 12:51 AM
  5. EllieM rated petsnponies's post Hug in the thread I think my husband might have covid 19....

    He’s not diabetic (I have type 1). I am concerned for him, even though he’s fit and well he always seems to get more sick than I do...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:20 PM
  6. EllieM replied to the thread Insulatard - new to this.

    You could phone 111 and explain you don't understand your team's instructions.

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:19 PM
  7. EllieM replied to the thread Insulatard - new to this.

    But I would expect your insulatard dosage to be determined by your morning bg reading compared to your evening one, as it's meant to be...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:17 PM
  8. EllieM replied to the thread Insulatard - new to this.

    So how much insulatard did you take yesterday? I would assume that once your levels have normalised you've reached the right dosage but...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:15 PM
  9. EllieM rated Maggie75's post Hug in the thread Finding this difficult right now....

    Hi everyone, I'm a type 2 diabetic, diagnosed in Nov 2020, been trying to reduce carbs and lose weight since then and have managed to...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 10:12 PM
  10. EllieM replied to the thread Insulatard - new to this.

    Insulatard is a long acting background insulin and is possibly the reason that your levels are normal today. Are you able to phone your...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 10:11 PM
  11. EllieM rated HSSS's post Agree in the thread Newly diagnosed, confused, insulin / insulin resistance.

    The safest option is the minimum medication to achieve good health. Everything has side effects and risks. Insulin whilst life saving...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:29 PM
  12. EllieM rated HSSS's post Winner in the thread Newly diagnosed, confused, insulin / insulin resistance.

    Going back to your original post are you saying you have a reasonable hb1ac but are getting significant highs and lows? Whilst only...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:27 PM
  13. EllieM rated Daibell's post Agree in the thread Newly diagnosed, confused, insulin / insulin resistance.

    Hi. It sounds like you are not a typical 'T2' and could be one of the less common types including T1. You need to insist on a referral...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:24 PM
  14. EllieM rated Maco's post Winner in the thread Insulin Pump?.

    Hi, I’m 26 & been diabetic from the age of 14. I started on injections then moved over to a pump at 15, I was your typical teenage and...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 7:56 PM
  15. EllieM replied to the thread Exercise spikes.

    Not on a pump, as I have problems finding sites for my dexcom, have skin allergy issues and I can "get by" with basal/bolus.

    Jan 23, 2021 at 7:54 PM
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