clkugler80

659d

Recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Started monitoring my blood sugar levels. Highest sofar has been 234 after a meal. not on any meds yet...what is the most common med for type 2?

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    • AliceApplebee

      651d

      I just started measuring my sugar levels as well and notice really high numbers in the middle of the night. I don't know how what predicts that. And almost seems like it's based on the time of day rather than the things I eat. But the really helpful thing is being able to figure out what different levels of glucose mean to the way I feel. I'll often reach for something sweet when I'm tired and I'll often reach for some protein when I get that kind of spaciness. Wish I knew how the blood sugars were affected by things. I've had better luck making sure to eat whole wheat. So far that's the only thing I've learned helps my sugar levels.

    • Angie

      658d

      I would say metformin. you can see here in the App what kind of medications similar people to you are taking 🤗

    • AliceApplebee

      658d

      I have started measuring my blood sugar and it's surprising the numbers I'm getting on a wearable app. I have started taking Ozempic. Surprised at how much better I'm feeling.

    • clkugler80

      656d

      I noticed my sugars are high when I drink a regular soda...big no no in our condition.

    • Cocomoe

      652d

      I've been on metformin for about 10 years now. It helps some but I feel alone it doesn't do much for me. I take jardiance and Victoza.

    • AliceApplebee

      651d

      I just started measuring my sugar levels as well and notice really high numbers in the middle of the night. I don't know how what predicts that. And almost seems like it's based on the time of day rather than the things I eat. But the really helpful thing is being able to figure out what different levels of glucose mean to the way I feel. I'll often reach for something sweet when I'm tired and I'll often reach for some protein when I get that kind of spaciness. Wish I knew how the blood sugars were affected by things. I've had better luck making sure to eat whole wheat. So far that's the only thing I've learned helps my sugar levels.

    • jb13087

      651d

      Weve noticed the best thing id honestly insulin and we cant even do the insulin so we just mostly stick to vegetables and meat

    • jb13087

      651d

      As far as meds try steglatro or invokana

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