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How do you know if your diabetic

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
How to tell diabetes: Some of the symptoms of diabetes include increased thirst, increased urination, fatigue, weight loss, blurred vision, and poorly healing infection. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood test: A fasting glucose over 125, a 2 hour glucose tolerance test with a level over 200, or a random glucose over 200 with symptoms.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: There are other risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes beside bad food choices: obesity, family history of diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, history ... Read More
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Overweight, etc.: Eating poorly, being overweight/obese, family history - all causes of type 2 dm.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience Family Medicine
Read this: https://www.kaushikmd.com/type-2-diabetes-what-is-it/
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
No gene therapy: Related to diabetes are as yet amenable to treating diabetes.
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Typically : Typically these socks are used to improve blood flow in the lower extremity as diabetics are prone to vascular disease. I would direct this question ... Read More
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Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That can be a tough: Question. Do you sleep at night? Do you grind your teeth when u do sleep? Is your diabetes controlled? What is your current medical regimen? If a ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
25 years experience Rheumatology
A week: within a week you blood sugar should be back to its baseline. best reagrds
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
The right meds --: So sorry -- you need a good internist to manage your conditions and meds correctly.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
High blood sugars: Diabetes is a serious disease in which a person cannot make any or enough Insulin to transfer blood sugar into the body's cells. The blood sugar stays ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
High blood sugars: Diabetes is a serious disease in which a person cannot make any or enough Insulin to transfer blood sugar into the body's cells. The blood sugar stays ... Read More
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Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Metabolic disease: in humans unable to properly handle carbohydrates from diet. May be due to insufficiency/ineffetivity of Insulin production by pancreas or Glucose Ins ... Read More
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