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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes and no: Diabetes is serious, incurable, a major disturbance in metabolism, predisposes people to atherosclerosis, predisposes to small vessel disease, causes ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Diabetes insipidus sounds like diabetes mellitus in name alone; but it's a totally different disorder. There are many things that can worsen or help t ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: In the early phase of diabetes there can be episodes of low blood sugar that cause anxiety . Too aggressive treatment can cause low blood sugar and an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Chan
12 years experience Lasik Surgery
It depends: Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve, while cataracts affect the lens of the eye. Diabetes can affect multiple parts of the eye. Poorly controlled ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: It's only a problem with estrogen, not related in any way to diabetes.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Other possibilities: The answer depends on the symptoms. Urinary frequency give you a different list of possibilities than pain with urination, or discharge. UTIs are not ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: Each person is negatively affected by high blood sugar with differing severity and timeline. But generally speaking, individuals with poor blood sugar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
19 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pancreas: The two diseases you mention involve damage to the pancreas, but are otherwise fundamentally different.
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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not necessarily: Labyrinthitis is the inflammation or abnormality in the semicircular canals causing dizziness esp with head movement, there may be nausea. When one ha ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Cataracts and glaucoma occur more frequently in diabetics than non-diabetics. It would be unusual for your primary care doctor not to find diabetes d ... Read More

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