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can type 2 diabetes cause other autoimmune diseases

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: The disease by themselves will not cause a miscarriage. Miscarriages are usually due to an abnormality or natures way of eliminating a non viable pre ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Not yet: If your type 2 diabetes is being well controlled why try something else, particularly not fully covered by the Food and Drug Administration - to the b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liuska Pesce
22 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Possible: When someone has an autoimmune condition (type 1 diabetes or autoimmune thyroid disease), he/she has a higher risk to develop another autoimmune condi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Type 1 diabetes is caused by autoimmunity, leading to death of the beta cells in the pancreas responsible for making insulin. Once these cells are de ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kakarala RAO
51 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Psoriasis is not known to cause any one of those you have mentioned it has effect on some peoples mind you take the treatment from your physician an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Greater risk: Of poor healing, or, since patients with diabetes have highrisk of heart disease , puts them at greater risk of heart attack/ stroke with surgery.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience Anesthesiology
Absolutely: Uncontrolled blood sugars can affect all body parts, and many times, in drastic ways. Consequences are typically classified into microvascular patholo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Masturbation: I am not aware of link between autoimmune disorders and masturbation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Vascular complications are one of the major problems related to diabetes. There are micro vascular complications (kidneys) and macro vascular ( heart) ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mimic: Mono can mimic other diseases and vice versa. If you have mono, make sure you are followed closely by your MD.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Tobacco use: Smokers are significantly more likely to develop ra.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Tapeworms can cause related illnesses such as nutritional deficiencies (e.g. Iron-deficiency anemia), allergic syndromes, and other illnesses. If you ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many others!: Sjogren's and mctd will do this commonly!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many: This is "metabolic syndrome" and indicates Insulin resistance. That means that he has a high blood Insulin that does not do its job properly. The comm ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Blindness, heart disease, hardening of the arteries, renal failure, amputations to name a few. Most accelerated by poor control.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
"Used to"?: Hi. I'm unclear...did your central DI spontaneously resolve? We don't expect to see that, and it makes me question the original diagnosis of DI in the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Lots of dieases: Besides glaucoma, the most common causes of blindness in the U.S. Are diabetes and macular degeneration. But there are thousands of diseases that can ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Topical steroids : Topical corticosteriods can thin skin if you are using these to treat rashes. Autoimmune diseases do not typically cause wrinkles. However; severe st ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
The immune system.: Different parts of the immune system are involved in causing (due to an excessive reaction) problems in autoimmune diseases vs. Sarcoidosis . The cau ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Contiguous infection: Chronic osteo can cause the surrounding soft tissues to get infected and may lead to what is called a sinus tract, which is a tunnel that leads to the ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Bad bite: Generally a premature contact on 1 or more teeth.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Rheumatologists: Rheumatologists treat most autoimmune diseases. Diseases that only affect 1 part of the body may be treated by other specialists, as in Crohn's (gastr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: It is associated with kidney problems (diabetic nephropathy), eye problems (diabetic retinopathy), nerve problems (diabetic neuropathy), vascular dise ... Read More
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