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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dons
Endocrinology 48 years experience
Normal blood sugar: Normal for non diabetic: 62-94 fasting; < 126 after meals normal for diabetic on medicine: 100-180 if pregnant:: 50-120. Units are mg/dl see my boo... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dons
Endocrinology 48 years experience
New onset diabetes: Fatigue is probably the most common followed by the 'polys' -polyuria -excessive urination; polydipsia-excessive thirst; polyphagia-excessive hunger. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dons
Endocrinology 48 years experience
Sugar symptoms: Usually dizziness occurs with a low sugar. A high sugar can cause dizziness if person becomes dehydrated and has a low bp. 'reactive' hypoglycemia can... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dons
Endocrinology 48 years experience
Darkening of skin: Yes virginia sun exposure in southery climes can darken and dry out skin. A major endocrine problem affecting the skin and hair is adrenal insufficien... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dons
Endocrinology 48 years experience
Hypothyroidism: Get both the free T4 and TSH checked. Both of these hormone levels need to be right for you . An associated pituitary problem, not your thyroid, can c... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dons
Endocrinology 48 years experience
Naturally increase T: Best way to increase the bioavailable testosterone is to reduce abdominal fat which results in less conversion of t to estrogen. No dietary supplement... Read More
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