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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good diet: Eat a diet of unprocessed foods, rich in vegetables. Eat fish. You can do weight-watchers while pregnant. Exercise everyday.
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Fastring blood sugar: The first test is a fasting blood sugar. If your blood sugar first thing in the morning before eating is elevated, that indicates diabetes. Early form ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
28 years experience Diabetology
Blood tests: Diabetes is diagnosed with blood work: fasting blood glucose, a1c, &/or an oral glucose tolerance test.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Robbins
9 years experience Family Medicine
Good health: Eating a good diet and taking care of yourself while pregnant will decrease your cnance of developing gestational diabetes.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which your body's immune system attacks and destroys the cells of your pancreas that produce insulin. Type ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Genetic propensity: Combined with obesity (which means you need more Insulin to get sugar into cells) 'stressing' beta-cells that produce insulin. If one's beta cells ca ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetics, mainly.: The vast majority of people who get diabetes are genetically predisposed to such. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise and generally sedentary lifest ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Manzella
46 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
DM1 is autoimmune: Type 1 diabetes mellitus is an equal opportunity offender & the majority of cases are caused by an autoimmune phenomenon. The body attacks itself afte ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Family history: Risk factors include: family history, overweight, metabolic syndrome, age over 60, exposure to some chemicals, lack of exercise. Try to modify the ri ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Preventing diabetes: Make sure you exercise regularly, attain and maintain an ideal weight, cut your carbs other than non-starchy vegetables. Avoid sugar and all sweete ... Read More

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