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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
DM: Diabetic nephropathy can occur in any diabetic. If you have symptoms of urinary tract infection, these lab results are supportive. They do not sugge ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
34 years experience Emergency Medicine
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Several: The inherently elevated Insulin levels of Insulin resistance may promote a reactive hypoglycemia following a high carb snack or meal, particularly if ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Maybe but...: I would not tweak your diet with diabetes unless I first consulted with a Dr. who has your history and is well aware of diets and diabetes.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
No.: Rarely, in the case of shortening of the bowel due to surgery or weight loss surgery, there can be a reactive drop in blood sugar levels that can occu ... Read More
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Worrisome: I would wonder if the testing was done properly or if the kid was in the beginning stages of diabetes. I have seen it in toddlers. Please have this re ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetic specialist: Diabetes is a very difficult illness to treat because it requires u to take care of it every day. I would recommend seeing a diabetic educator and/or ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Normal sugar: You seem to be checking your sugar with a glucomoter frequently, why? A normal glucose is between 80-99 mg/dl. If you have chronic episodes of low glu ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
The exact name: you call it is of no significance, but you have diabetes and need education, diet, exercise, weight loss and probably medication. Talk with your docto ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If it was a: finger-stick blood sugar, they are not accurate enough to separate low-normal from abnormal glucose. If you are thin and healthy it was a normal gluco ... Read More
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