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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/13/2008 6:02:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I use it whenever I am planning to eat out or know that I am having a carbohydrate dense meal.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/13/2008 10:04:19 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Constant diareah and an increase in sugar count

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/9/2008 5:05:00 PM

Reviewer: Donna, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking metformin for about 10 years and have had no effects. I have had to have the streghts changed according to my ability ot do exercise. The more exercise I do the less metformin I need.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/8/2008 2:06:35 PM

Reviewer: tawhiterealtor@yahoo.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been take this med for about 1 1/2 months not sure about I started take it because my levels was 126 and now when I ta ke it in the morning it is 160 and after a meal it is 250. It has never been that high so could this med make you sugar levels go up? Anybody else have this problem?

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/8/2008 5:35:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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