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Re: [IP] Humira - Orencia

Do any of these meds have an effect on bg's or renal function or anything us 
D's have to deal with?

Lisa Ann & Switch

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "J.E.Hughey" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 12:07 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Humira - Orencia

>> If the Humira doesn't stop my rapid downhill progression,
>> the next thing they want to try is Orencia.
> My hugsband takes Methotrexate injections - once a week for R.A. Have
> you tried that? I know YMMV but it has worked for him for about 5 years
> now. The metho pills did not work. Also, have you tried Remicade
> infusion? I hope something will help you soon. Also, he takes 1mcg of
> folic acid to replace what the Metho destroys - that, too, is important.
> It is a B vitamin and very inexpensive. We get them when they are BOGOF.
> The last one was 250 with a bonus of 125 = 375, so we got 250 free ones
> besides the free bottle. That's the way I like to shop! YMMV
> He and I also take glucosamine chondroitin (I have osteoarthritis). I
> heard the glucosamine with MSN is more important. IF the glucosamine
> raises your BGs you can always adjust your basals to take care of it.
> That's better than the deteriation and pain.
> Jan (48 y/o if you don't count the weekends), dx'd T-1 11/5/50, pmpg
> 8/23/83) & Bluda II (MM508 8/31/04)
> Dialyzing since 7/8/02 http://maxpages.com/bludasue  -
> http://maxpages.com/TSLandCLIP  -
> http://www.picturetrail.com/dmBASHpics  (and EVOLUTION OF INSULIN PUMPS
> with World's Youngest Pumper)
> . 
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