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Can fasting cause diabetes

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Fasting: Fasting alone does not result in diabetes. Glucose levels can be high when you over eat as a result of a fast but this does not constitute diabetes.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Diabetes type 1, insulin dependent is caused by autoimmune destruction of beta cells of pancreas. Diabetes type 2 is caused by relative deficiency of ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Never seen a study of this. But if yo gain weight and your BMI gets above 25 them you are at increased risk of manifesting DM if you also inherited t... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Type 2 diabetes: A drop-in blood sugar from 298 to 86 suggests that there is something wrong with your result. If it is 298 you MUST see your doctor as soon as possibl... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
If you have concern about being diabetic, get your fasting blood tested for glucose at an accredited laboratory. If you are pre-diabetic, losing 5-10%... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Generally yes: Hi. Neuropathy is the most poorly understood diabetic complication, and I've seen weird cases. Nevertheless, if your fasting glucose and and A1c are n... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Normal : If you skip a meal, trace or +1 is healthy
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Possibly: Steroids (cortisone type) can affect blood sugars. Though 101 is not necessarily a "high fasting level", I dont know what your "normal" level is so I ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Diabetes is related to carbohydrate metabolism and the pancreas release of insulin, and it not being effective. It is located in the abdomen on the mi... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Glucose in urine: In rare cases i have seen glucose, especially low amounts like 50 -100 in urine in individuals who were not diabetic. You may be pre- diabetic though... Read More

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