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Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many things: Work with your doctor to develop a good diabetes treatment regimen. Try to utilize diabetes drugs that do not cause weight gain if possible. Start a ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Many sources: The first source would be the american diabetes association, which has available a huge amount of literature on the subject. One can look up diabetes ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Diet exercise oral : Along with diet and exercise, oral agents such as glipizide/glyburide followed by the addition of metformin if not controlled. Glimepiride is often t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Healthy lifestyle: Obesity is the main cause for non-insulin dependent diabetes. To avoid it, make sure you maintain a healthy lifestyle: keep weight normal, if overwei ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adarsh Gupta
20 years experience Family Medicine
Location of problem: Both causes frequent urination, however, diabetes insipidu (di) is different from diabetes mellitus (dm). Dm involves Insulin problems and high blood ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Tolerance breakdown?: Not sure what you are referring to, "tolerance breakdown." ? Could you restate the question? If you are referring to an increase in Insulin requiremen ... Read More
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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
No: Both diabetes and high cholesterol have same risk factors and usually occur together.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Hormones.: Obesity, stress cause a hormonally hostile environment in your body that results in intracellular changes making Insulin effects more difficult to occ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Uncontrolled: If diabetes is not under good control it leads to ketoacidosis.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Yes and No.: Diabetes is genetic. We can treat the disease and then management will take care of the rest. Proper diet, exercise, management of stress all play a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
High blood sugar: Pregnancy can make a woman's body resistant to Insulin (similar to type 2 diabetes). If she was not diabetic before being pregnant and meets one of se ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No insulin needed: That means his diabetes can be treated with oral medications and that he is not a type 1 diabetic. The Insulin in his body is not working well so the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Insulin resistance: In patients with type 2 dm , Insulin resistance is one of the factors in addition to decreasing Insulin production. There are what are called Insulin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Diabetes is a multi system disease. Therefore it can affect almost any part of your body. You name, i can tie a potential diabetic complication. I'll ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
DM2: Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus means the blood sugar numbers are regularly too high, which could lead to diabetic complications to the heart, eyes, ki ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Insulin: If you have type 1 diabetes, you need insulin, which can be from injections or the pump that is placed inside you. Type 2 diabetes is from Insulin re ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Bressman
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Old latin term: Type i diabetes, juvenile diabetes is found in children who have lost pancreatic production of Insulin and have poor growth, frequent infections and e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
High blood glucose: Excess blood glucose ends up in urine.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Pro-insulin: Pro-insulin is a building block for insulin. Pro-insulin levels are increased in patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Patients with Type 1 Diabetes lose th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Needs insulin: This means your pancreas does not produce Insulin and you need external source of Insulin to live.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes!: Yes. Both refer to the type of diabetes that used to be called adult onset. Now we call it "type 2 dm" or "dm-2" or type 2 diabetes, etc. This is t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight/Genetics: Diabetes often runs in families, and 70% of women with gestational diabetes will get diabetes later in life. Major risks include obesity (body mass in ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight/Family Hist.: Obesity is a major risk for any diabetes. The other factor is genetics. There are many women of Asian descent who have a normal weight (and body mass ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
Lowers blood sugar: Amaryl (glimepiride) stimulates the pancreas to release insulin, which will cause the blood sugar to fall. This release of Insulin occurs without rel ... Read More
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