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Aug 23, 2018 · blood sugar numbers in Diabetes/Endocrine System

I was just given the prescription for a glucometer and strips yesterday. I've no idea why that wasn't given to me at first. I've been taking Metformin. My bad reaction was metformin and trulicity – severe diarrhea during the night and then at work. My doctor told me to stop the trulicity. Then she put me on janumet and didn't tell me to stop taking the metformin. Janumet has metformin in it (janu'met"). Now I'm only on janumet. Once I start testing my blood sugar, I can report it. I have stopped eating sweets almost entirely. No pasta, no bread, no French fries.

Jul 15, 2018 · blood sugar numbers in Diabetes/Endocrine System

I am a new diagnosis, and have been taking Metformin for about 2 months. Last week, my blood sugar had risen from 9.6 to 10.6. Going in the wrong direction. I'm supposed to begin giving myself shots of Trulicity, but I'm awaiting the diagnosis of my thyroid cancer (from 45 years ago) to make sure it wasn't Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma. There are a lot of bad possibilities with Trulicity if that is the kind of cancer I had. I was told by my doctor that Metformin could cause diarrhea but I haven't had that problem.

Jul 14, 2018 · Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and the use of Trulicity in Diabetes/Endocrine System

I am THE grammar Nazi, writer, and post history instructor who required my students to write. "Affect" is a verb. "Her death affected me horribly." Effect is a noun. "The effect of the A-bomb was to cause several thousand deaths." (I don't know why I'm being so negative in my examples, but it may help.

Jul 14, 2018 · Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and the use of Trulicity in Diabetes/Endocrine System

I will give that a shot. Thank you for sharing. Not boring me at all. Can you "speak" into the app? Or do you have to type it in?

Jul 14, 2018 · Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and the use of Trulicity in Diabetes/Endocrine System

@lisalucier @lbhoffman I am now on metformin. I have written to the hospital that did my surgery on removing my thyroid. I'm awaiting that to see what the actual diagnosis was so I can determine if I want to take the Trulicity.

Thank you for your reply. (those are two words everyone struggles with!)

Jul 11, 2018 · Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and the use of Trulicity in Diabetes/Endocrine System

I will call the hospital where I had my surgery. Thank you for the idea. The records weren't transferred because of the time lag. I am taking a pill (don't recall the name) and am supposed to start the Trulicity, which I won't do until I know it won't cause me additional difficulties. I will begin exercising three times a week. This was my life until 3 years ago, when my sister was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. My doctor is sending me to a nutritionist. I'll do everything my doctor suggests. I've lost 6 lbs – I gained 15-20 when my sister got sick. I'm here to learn from all of you. Please feel free to share your journey and suggestions with me. @lisalucier

Jul 10, 2018 · Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and the use of Trulicity in Diabetes/Endocrine System

I have just been diagnosed with Diabetes 2. I’m now 63. When I was 18, I had thyroid cancer. The information on the Trulicity sheet gives strict warning on people who had medullary thyroid carcinoma and the potential bad effects. My problem is I don’t know what kind of thyroid cancer I had. Is there a way to contact the hospital to see if the records are there? I’d like to take care when taking this medication. The hospital was Caldwell Community Hospital in Hickory NC. Any suggestions would be appreciated.