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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/14/2008 9:28:52 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was taking 1000mg. metaforim and 4 mg. of avandia before.I stop taking the avandia and started to use januvia,6 month ago sugar are better and I feel alot better last a1c was 6.1

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/12/2008 6:33:20 PM

Reviewer: MILK, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HAD A TERRIBLE REACTION TO THIS MEDICATION. AFTER ONLY 2 DOSES, I EXPERIENCED ACHES AND STIFFNESS IN BOTH CALFS OF LEGS. WITH THIRD DOSE, I EXPERIENCED HORRIBLE STABING PAIN IN LEFT TOES THAT OCCURRED EVERY 30 SECONDS TO 2 MINUTES FOR AT LEAST 23 HOURS. WILL NEVER TAKE THIS MEDICINE AGAIN.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/11/2008 9:40:33 AM

Reviewer: katie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on for 3 weeks and feel unbelievable!!!Clearer head, none of those lows that cause you to panic being inpublic..afaid it will go too low.My sugar is 95 to 110 on waking and 120 to 129 before bed.I have lost 5lbs in the last 3 weeks without a change in my "usual" diet.What a big change from amaryl!!I just turned 50 in a family of diabetics and after 2 years of the ups and dow ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/9/2008 3:30:54 PM

Reviewer: Mary V, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on 100 mgs. Januvia (in combination with 1000 mgs. Metformin)for just over 3 months now. No ill side effects and saw a reduction in my appetite. The Met. alone would not lower my fasting BG - the Januvia had it normal within 10 days. Last A1c = 6.3, a drop from 10.4 in six month time frame.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/29/2007 3:22:18 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the first med I have tried for my diabetes. It, combined with diet and exercise has helped me keep my blood sugars at normal levels.

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