Diabetes struggle

I've been struggling with my diabetes since (according to my meter) November last year. Blood glucose number up in the teens to low twenties mmol. I was told by my gp not to take my readings to put my meter in the cupboard and forget it. This is why my bg readings got out of control. I been put on a new med called something like Forxgia, it lowered my bg considerably, I have also lost 1lb since I started it. It takes the glucose out of your system, dumps it in your wee. You have to make sure you drink loads of water or it doesn't work. This med is my last chance at controlling my diabetes before going onto insulin.

I dont mind the needle it all the kerfuffle that being on insulin brings, and with fibro fog, it might prove difficult.

6 Replies

  • I am so genuinely and sincerely sorry to read that, and I genuinely hope that this medication continues to work well for you. I want to sincerely wish you all the best of luck.

    Al my hopes and dreams for you


  • I hope the new med works for you. I am diabetic also. So I understand where you are coming from. It runs in my family. Some are on needle some take medicine like I do. When we get together we all have same diet! Lol sorry just a little family joke. I hope yours is under control its hard to find something that works for you.

  • I do hope the new meds work for you it is bad enough having fibro without the extra complication of diabetes.x

  • I understand how difficult it can be to control your levels, everyone on my mothers side of the family has type 1( I don't thankfully) and can only wish you well with your medication. xx

  • Hi Millie, it must be difficult for you, its seems that treatment works for you, just make sure with diabeties, drinks plenty of wtaer (2-3 lts per day) exercises change your life style ( eat healthy stuff) you will be fine, eating less but fequently...

  • Thanks for the advice b. I will take it on board

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