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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Diabetes in the USA: Regrettably increasing almost daily. There are many reasons, not the least of which is underlying obesity, lack of work options, good foods too expens ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
In2014 208000under20: According to 2014 report there are 208000 American under the age of 20 who suffer from Diabetes
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
234,051: Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with 69,071 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of dea ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
More and more common: There is a huge increase in type 2 diabetes because of increasing obesity across the population especially in children.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Complications: See your physicians to learn about the complications of poorly controlled diabetes. The more you know, the more ( hopefully) you will try to change. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Immunocompromised: body is busy dealing with diabetes, not as much resiliancy remaining to fight viral symptoms, and subsequent opportunistic infections
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Definitely: Risk increases with age, positive family history and is 70-90% related to obesity. If you're overweight, begin a program of diet, exercise and weight ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diabetes: Endometriosis is not related to diabetes. If you have symptoms from diabetes it is typically fatigue, frequent urination, sometimes a sugar odor to ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Insulin deficiency: Best known dm: type 1 (complete Insulin deficiency, usually autoimmune destruction of insulin-making cells in pancreas) & type 2 (relative Insulin def ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
High blood sugars: Diabetes is a serious disease in which a person cannot make any or enough Insulin to transfer blood sugar into the body's cells. The blood sugar stays ... Read More
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