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Board: Anxiety 02-18-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By kr045
Question: is this a symptom of anxiety?

I have been under a great deal of stress recently, both at home and work. I am currently in a dangerous job, one that should not be dangerous, but is. I'm working as quickly as possible to get out...
Board: Diabetes 11-06-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By kr045
Re: This is frustrating!

Good idea and definitely worth a try. Thanks again!
Board: Diabetes 11-06-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By kr045
Re: This is frustrating!

Thank you very much for your response. You helped me more than you probably know. I do appreciate it!
Board: Diabetes 11-05-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By kr045
This is frustrating!

My husband was diagnosed with type 2 about 3 weeks ago. We have no insurance, short on cash, he goes to a clinic (the only place we can "afford"). It was very obvious by his numbers from what I've...
Board: Diabetes 11-05-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By kr045
Re: New Meter Cases

One of my best friends in high school had the same issues with it. She got one that was small enough to put in her jacket pocket and she'd go to the restroom and into the bathroom stall behind a...
Board: Diabetes 11-05-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By kr045
Re: could it be diabetes or thyroid

Waiting that long for your dr if you feel there's problems could be dangerous if it's your thyroid. Call another dr or call that dr's office and have him/her refer you to someone. Yes, they check...
Board: Diabetes 11-05-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,948
Posted By kr045
Re: Ignoring Diabetes

Check out my topic "In need of ideas for cheap meals for type 2." There have been some great suggestions from several on there for meals. Good luck.
Board: Diabetes 11-05-2007, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By kr045
Re: In need of ideas for CHEAP meals for type 2

Oh, and made a trip to Walmart and got some of those crackers. Got the ones on whole wheat crackers and low fat. He enjoy half/pack for a snack today. Thanks!
Board: Diabetes 11-05-2007, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By kr045
Re: In need of ideas for CHEAP meals for type 2

Thank you everyone! I really do appreciate all these ideas! We had some spaghetti tonight made with whole grain pasta (found at a dollar store for 2/$1) and low fat, no sugar added pasta sauce...
Board: Diabetes 11-02-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By kr045
Board: Diabetes 10-30-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By kr045
Re: What does this mean and what SHOULD be done?

Thanks for your response. We don't have insurance and he's going to a very cheap clinic. They have him set up for one class 4 wks from now, but that's it. I'm lost on diet, etc. Neither of us...
Board: Diabetes 10-30-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 776
Posted By kr045
What does this mean and what SHOULD be done?

My husband was just recently diagnosed with type II. Today the dr told him he also has very high amounts of protein in his urine. They increased his dosage of Metformin. Can anyone tell me what...
Board: Diabetes 10-29-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By kr045
Re: In need of ideas for CHEAP meals for type 2

All great ideas, thank you very much for taking the time to reply! I have a lot of what we need for the chili in the cupboard now, so we'll give that a go tonight. I really do appreciate it. We...
Board: Diabetes 10-29-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By kr045
Re: Please help, im scared out of my mind

You should have your symptoms checked by a dr, if nothing else, for your own peace of mind. The mind works in mysterious ways, and if you're worried about your symptoms, it can also make them seem...
Board: Diabetes 10-29-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By kr045
In need of ideas for CHEAP meals for type 2

My husband was recently diagnosed with type 2. We don't have a plan for him yet, will get that later this week when he goes back to the dr. The problem is that we don't have insurance and with all...
Board: Diabetes 10-25-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By kr045
Re: Thanks for all the wonderful help before and, may I ask for a bit more, please?

Thank you for your reply. It's good to know that the stomach issues and the restless legs is probably a "normal" side effect, at least for now, with the meds. We do appreciate the info as the other...
Board: Diabetes 10-25-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By kr045
Thanks for all the wonderful help before and, may I ask for a bit more, please?

I really appreciate all the help I was given on my last question regarding my husband being diagnose with type II the other day. I have shown my husband this site and it has helped him a lot, just...
Board: Diabetes 10-23-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By kr045
Re: husband just diagnosed with type 2, need advice to help him

Thank you. I know it's not necessarily healthy, but for now, I'm looking to get him started somewhere and this may be the best option to get him at least starting to change it a bit. He has agreed...
Board: Diabetes 10-23-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By kr045
Re: husband just diagnosed with type 2, need advice to help him

Oh wow, you're so much help, thank you so much! I checked, 0 sugar, 0 carbs. He's happy now LOL
Board: Diabetes 10-23-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By kr045
Re: husband just diagnosed with type 2, need advice to help him

Oh, the carbs, I forgot about that and just re-read the message. Hmmm, I'll check the carbs for the diet soda with splenda too, thanks! But still wondering if splenda is acceptable?
Board: Diabetes 10-23-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By kr045
Re: husband just diagnosed with type 2, need advice to help him

Thanks for the responses everyone, I really appreciate it!

No, no blood glucose monitor yet. We don't have insurance and the drs and the meds totally depleted our savings. We've applied for...
Board: Diabetes 10-23-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By kr045
Re: husband just diagnosed with type 2, need advice to help him

Thanks for your response.

I walk every evening and have tried to get him to join me for a long time now. He says he doesn't like "walking without having a destination." I've suggested we join...
Board: Diabetes 10-23-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By kr045
husband just diagnosed with type 2, need advice to help him

My husband was just diagnosed yesterday with type 2. He's known for a while that he was at risk but did nothing to combat the issue. Today, he was angry when he was told no more soda (he drinks...
Board: Eye & Vision 10-21-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,972
Posted By kr045
Re: Recurring Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

Thanks for responding. I've been going to a discount clinic. I don't have insurance, so can't afford much else. The eye drops they've been giving me have helped the other two times, but this time...
Board: Eye & Vision 10-19-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,972
Posted By kr045
Recurring Conjunctivitis (pink eye)

I'm 33, haven't had pink eye since I was 7, that is, until this year. I've somehow contracted pink eye this year 4 times in 5 months. It's bacterial pink eye and the antibiotic eye drops clear it...
Board: Blood and Blood Vessel 10-18-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,344
Posted By kr045
Re: Can Coumadin make your hands and feet cold?

Coumadin can be a great thing, it's needed in many cases, but there are so many side effects, SERIOUS side effects, that you need to monitor your own situation with it very closely.

My dad ended...
Board: Grief & Loss 10-18-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By kr045
Re: Alone but not...

Thank you for your response, and I'm very sorry for your loss as well. I sympathize with you, it must be very hard taking care of your daughter alone like that. I know what my dad went through...
Board: Grief & Loss 10-17-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By kr045
Alone but not...

I'm 33, married, no children. I have no one left on my side of the family, on my mom's or dad's sides. My husband's family is distant and they don't talk to each other.

My husband is ill, they...
Board: Grief & Loss 10-17-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,516
Posted By kr045
Re: my sister died, do I send a sympathy card to my mom

Instead of a sympathy card, how about a simple, "Mom, I'm thinking of you" note if you feel the need to send anything. You are suffering the loss as well, so I would say it's not necessary. However...
Board: Caregivers 10-17-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,310
Posted By kr045
Re: I feel like a horrible person

Oh wow, not sure if it was my internet or what, but somehow that double posted! :confused: Sorry!
Board: Caregivers 10-17-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,310
Posted By kr045
Re: I feel like a horrible person

You know, just an afterthought, but that friend may be feeling left out too. Not that it excuses her behavior, but if she's a good friend, she may be feeling like you're "taking her place." See if...
Board: Caregivers 10-17-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,310
Posted By kr045
Re: I feel like a horrible person

You know, just an afterthought, but that friend may be feeling left out too. Not that it excuses her behavior, but if she's a good friend, she may be feeling like you're "taking her place." See if...
Board: Caregivers 10-17-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,310
Posted By kr045
Re: I feel like a horrible person

I don't know about in your area, but most areas have a caregiver support network at little to no cost. You can have someone come out for a while and just sit with your mom, read to her, play games,...
Board: Stress 10-17-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By kr045
Re: Is it just Stress???

Meant to say, too, that I'm very sorry for your losses. This may be one of the stages of grief you're feeling too, but like I said, best to put your mind at ease and visit your family dr.

Good...
Board: Stress 10-17-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By kr045
Re: Is it just Stress???

Hey, a check up never hurts. If nothing else, it will help your own peace of mind. Go to your family dr and ask for blood work just as a routine exam if you're concerned they'll think you're just...
Board: Stress 10-17-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By kr045
Re: Please, I just need someone to talk to...

Make an appointment for a dr asap, just a family dr will work. Sometimes we need help making it through certain stages in life. There's nothing "wrong" with needing the help, it's just help. Be...
Board: Blood and Blood Vessel 10-17-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,344
Posted By kr045
Re: Can Coumadin make your hands and feet cold?

Just a suggestion...
My father was on Coumadin for a while and it caused numerous problems. Please go to your pharmacist and ask for the insert that comes with it (that normally only they have...
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