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Re: [IP] Double Diabetes?

I would check with a kidney doctor.  Metaformin was proven harmful to my
kidneys when they put me on it twice a day in place of insulin 4 years ago.
I am type 2 0n 80 units aday with two different insulins.  Tomorrow I get my

On Jul 4, 2011 4:07 PM, "June Searle" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Today it was suggested that as well as 50 years of Type 1, that I might
> have Type 2. It was suggested I might try Metformin to try to help with
> insulin resistance and weight loss. The doctor has suggested a tablet in
> the morning and another before the evening meal. I have been looking at
> Google and this probably sound OK and he has suggested trying it for 1
> month. My question is, has anyone else done this and if so, how did they
> about adjusting their insulin before starting. I do not want to land
> with a big hypo if I can avoid it. Wouldn't it be wonderful if this is the
> answer to losing weight? I think it is worth a try. Please give your
> comments.
> June
> .
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