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does pramlintide help with juvenile diabetes

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
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45 years experience Family Medicine
To make it simple:: You are born without appropriate Insulin producing cells in the pancreas and cannot produce you body's own insulin. Juvenile diabetics must take insu ... Read More

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Eat less/exercise: The more one eats, the more Insulin is needed to control blood sugar. Exercise helps increase sensitivity to Insulin so that less is needed to maintai ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Key principle...: Is assuming you have good control on current regimen and diet, you must decrease Insulin doses proportionately to decrease in calorie intake best ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Neither.: It is very modestly hereditary, but not nearly so as type 2! it is not sex linked.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Multifactorial: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the body produces antibodies which attack the pancreatic insulin-producing cells. There are genetic fa ... Read More
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Frequent testing: Blood glucose monitoring is so important in this age group as blood sugars can really fluctuate due to the toddler's diet and activity levels. For my ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Highly unlikely: Could have latent autoimmune diabetes in adult but it is uncommon we worry about other more common issues at age 39- simplly not drinking enough flui ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: No, a person is not considered terminally ill when diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. The definition of terminally ill says that a person has an illne ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Roos
42 years experience Pediatrics
Frequent urination: The most common symptoms of juvenile, type 1, Insulin dependent diabetes are 1. Frequent urination: the individual may need to urinate more than once ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Normal life span: In many, as long as well controlled.

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