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Can fasting cause diabetes

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Prediabetes.: You need to do diet and exercise to bring your sugar under control. See your health care provider.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Normal : If you skip a meal, trace or +1 is healthy
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A 56-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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes: The beta cells of the pancreas are wearing out. Please see the health care provider for assessment as to whether a medicine to help post prandial suga ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes: Based on what you have reported you do not have diabetes. You certainly don't need to check several times a day. For completeness check one morning an ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: It's one way to diagnose diabetes. Another way is to check a a1c. That test does not require fasting.
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