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does exenatide help with type diabetes

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Haglind
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: There has been recent formulary changes. Trulicity should work equally well as the Bydureon (exenatide).
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither recommended: Bydureon (exenatide) is very expensive, it does not reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack and may cause pancreatitis and possibly thyroid cancer. ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely: Trulicity will likely work as well with less lumps under the skin and is easier to use with less preparation before giving the injection.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Not aware of: Not aware of this occurring, however it is recommended to report this to the manufacturer as they track all possible side effects and would be more th ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
No!!: Not related.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
DM team instruction: Every kid i pick up with dm1 is sent to a center with certified diabetes educators and physicians to begin the families orientation to this life chang ... Read More
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
DM 1 in children: This is a trying time for both parents and the child depending on the age of the child. There are tertiary centers around in most states, who would ha ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Elevated HgbA1c and: fasting blood sugar and abnormal glucose tolerance test confirm diagnosis of diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the presence of autoantibodies is confirma ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
No: Diabetes is inherited but not contagious.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not common: It's incidence varies widely, with the highest being in Finland and other Scandanavian countries. In the US, it's believed to be around 40 per 100, 00 ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Type 1 diabetes: Is usually diagnosed prior to young adulthood. Such patients must have Insulin therapy. Type 2 diabetics are usually older and can be managed with n ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Genes: Type 1 diabetes is typically genetic although environmental factors may trigger the disease. Type 2 diabetes has a genetic predisposition, but can be ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Blood test: Blood test will identify whether your sugars are high enough to be called a diabetic.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
GMO: Gmo means genetically modified organism---- i presume. Gmo are very useful for production of insulin, clotting factors for hemophilia, human growth ho ... Read More
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