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An outdated term, more commonly referred to as Type 1 Diabetes using modern terminology, juvenile diabetes occurs when one loses their ability to make insulin in the beta cells of the pancreas due to an autoimmune process. Because insulin lowers blood glucose (sugar) levels, without the ability to make enough insulin, blood glucose levels rise, which is the classic finding in diabetes. Treatment involves administering insulin via subcutaneous ...Read more
See a physician: I would recommend being evaluated by a podiatrist. Diabetic foot wounds can be difficult to treat and must be treated properly. This could include antibiotics for possible infections, prescription wound care products, and custom off loading devices. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fx lateral malleolus non displaced partial torn aftl delt lig hasn't healed 4 mnths fx shows on xray hasn't moved non smoker no diabetes healthy why?
Hi! if a person is diabetic n having severe leg pain , then is it related to diabetes? If yes please tell me what should be done.
My grandma has bad foot fungus and has diabetes type 2. Is there any home remedies for her foot fungus. It's getting worse.
Fungus/diabetes: Given the potential for problems associated with diabetes, i would be hesitant to try any at home remedies for athletes foot. Evaluation by a podiatrist would be beneficial, not only to help rid the fungal infection, but to ensure that your grandmothers foot does not run into problems in the future. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 46 years old and I am diabetic, I have some trouble walking far or climbing stairs, so is it a heart problem or a diabetes problem?
Possibly both: Diabetes does effect the blood vessels of the body. It may be possible for poor circulation to be the cause of your problems walking far distances or climbing stairs. Evaluation by your primary care physician and possibly a vascular doctor may be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid: The easiest way to describe swelling would be an excessive amount of fluid buildup in the body. Many things can cause swelling such as problems with veins and lymphatics of the body, clots, high blood pressure, heart failure, fractures and sprains. A visit to your doctor can help find the cause. ...Read more
Gout: As was stated previously, gout is a buildup of uric acid in the body. This buildup forms crystals which deposit themselves in the coldest places in the body. The buildup occurs either by the body producing too much uric acid or not excreting enough of it in the urine. Most people are underexcreters. Drugs that lower uric acid levels in the body are helpful for long term control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower extremity : Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart failure, and trauma like sprains and fractures. A visit to your primary care physician or podiatrist may help to uncover the cause. If the swelling is sudden and in only one extremity, a you should see your doctor immediately to rule out a blood clot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sunburn: Bad sunburns which result in small amounts of blistering could take a week or two to resolve. ...Read more
usually is referring to type 1 diabetes mellitus which is most common in children and is a metabolic disorder where the pancrease fails to produce insulin which is required to metabolize glucose, so blood sugar rises, causing excess urination, excess thirst and ketosis from digestion of proteins. Children can get DM type 2 too, but is more often related to ...Read more
Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant. Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away, although she has a higher chance of getting non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the future. With gestational diabetes, hormones from the pregnancy ...Read more