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She’s taking all the precautions, not dehydrated, pretty well controlled diabetes. Any magic potion that you’ve tried to help prevent these?

Another vote for D-Mannose. It also comes as a powder (like confectioner's sugar) in a big jar from Amazon too. I put a teaspoon in Mom's AM coffee. Now at AL, she's taking the tablets, and she also takes cranberry concentrate tabs.
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Hello... My Mom has had recurring UTIs and the PCP gave her a referral to a Uro-Gyno [gynecologist with a speciality in urology]. We met with this provider and, based on our conversation which covered infection frequency and urine labs and urine culture results, she prescribed Keflex 250mg [an antibiotic] as maintenance. Mom is clean, bathes, etc. but was having them frequently. This was our saving grace! Keflex may not be right in your case but seek out a UTI antibiotic that treats the root cause of your Mom's UTIs and advocate for your Mom to get this medicine as maintenance.
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Yes methenamine Hippurate plus vitamin c.. my mom has reoccurring UTI , would not go to the dr... result scarring ..which allows bacteria to sit in pockets and regrow. Since her dr put her on this, no UTI s , it eliminates the scarring , so bacteria can’t fester there.. it’s a prescription.
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I agree with Geaton. I get mine from Amazon also and it is about 30.00 for 120 capsules. Take one a day. The capsules are large but the stuff is almost tasteless, so you can open capsule and put in a bit of juice. I was told this "simple sugar" is not like real sugar and is in tiny amount, safe for diabetics, but I also agree with Geaton that any supplements should be passed past MD. I am an RN, also don't believe in supplements in most cases; this has kept me UTI free for a decade and I used to get them so frequently that my doc was threatening daily prophylactic antibiotic.
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My MIL (85, in LTC) was getting one every month. In elderly women it has a lot to do with changes in our physiology. I learned from a participant on this forum that D-Mannose, a supplement that is a simple sugar, helps reduce the number of infections. I am not one who takes supplements because most have no scientific studies to prove their alleged efficacy for what they claim. But because D-Mannose just gets peed out and my poor MIL was suffering, I figured there was no down side to trying it. She still gets an occasional UTI but far fewer than in the past. Because it is in the sugar family and your mom is diabetic I would discuss giving it with her doctor first. I ordered mine from Amazon.
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