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how do i treat diabetes

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: If it's mild, diet and exercise may be all that's needed. If it's more severe you may need Insulin to control the blood sugars to help avoid complicat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Flashner
40 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetic skin issues: Yes-- there are some skin conditions specific to diabetics and other common ones that are more frequent in diabetics. A good discussion by the Amer ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a DR: Treatment is determined by several factors. Basic to all is a high fiber, low calorie diet + regular exercise and weight control.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Insulin: Insulin is the primary treatment for type 1 diabetes but diet must be manages as well. Avoiding sugar and other refined carbohydrates make it easier t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Control or cure: You can control diabetes in many ways, you cannot get rid of it once you have it.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Many ways: Many different ways 1: diet modification and exercise 2: oral medicines (too many too list and how they work) 3: Insulin (many types with different ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not Really: No Mahogany seeds do not help treat Diabetes
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Okra: You don't! Please have your doctor refer you to a diabetes educator.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on details: The pancreas gland makes insulin, which is required because insulin makes blood sugar go into cells (blood sugar is the fuel for cells). In Type 2 dia ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Complicatons: glaucoma, cataracts, nerve condition called peripheral neuropathy, digestion problems called gastroparesis ( paralysis of the gut), heart attack, pre ... Read More

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