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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/26/2008 12:45:57 PM

    Reviewer: metforeman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/26/2008 2:21:32 AM

    Reviewer: suer71, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I cannot eat any veggies,fruits or whole grains on these meds. I have horrible diarrhea with it. My doctor is not convinced this true and doesn't listen to anything I say so I am stuck with this med.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/25/2008 6:45:49 PM

    Reviewer: mikey4315, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I my self like the treatment, it does help but no matter what I do mt blood sugar still goes up and down. My doctor thinks it is doing it's job but I'm not real sure about it.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/21/2008 4:53:49 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    my diet and exercise works better I would rather miss my a1c target a small % and feel healthy than feel bad all the time due to the side effects of this medication.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/21/2008 9:25:27 AM

    Reviewer: rlhintexas@aol.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    a doctor at the VA in San Antonio Tx, raised my dosage from 500mg twice a day to 1000mg twice a day. I started having extreme pains in my lower legs at night, especially my ankle area, also had chest pains in the am. I quit taking the high dose and all the symptons went away.

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