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Is there any relation between lupus and diabetes

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Not likely: Why worry about 3 disorders, as you likely possess one unifying diagnosis to explain your problems. A good place to start is with an endocrinologist ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Lupus: Lupus can cause body damage and damage the pancreas which in turn may cause diabetes. There is a greater chance to develop diabetes from the treatment... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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No: Lupus and diabetes are not related. Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes may occur in the same individual.
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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"Used to"?: Hi. I'm unclear...did your central DI spontaneously resolve? We don't expect to see that, and it makes me question the original diagnosis of DI in the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Close monitoring: Many sle patients have limited disease but do have recurrent flares, and medications can interact with diabetes (eg, Prednisone worsens it). To contin... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 42 years experience
Autoimmune Disorders: Lupus, type1 diabetes and most cases of hypo and hyper thyroidism are auto immune disorders, your immune system attacks your own cells.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
Not unless: Not unless it is type 1 diabetes or the autoimmune form of diabetes.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Complicated: Unfortunately, your additional diagnoses willvtend to slow the healing process, and cansensitize you to pain that in ssomeone without them might find ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Most likely DM: Most people with type 2 dm have had it for years before it is ever diaganosed. You may have had it and it lead to neuropathy but to know for sure if ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
Transplant Surgery 39 years experience
Same as other donors: Evaluation of a possible kidney donor includes consideration of diabetes, lupus, hypertension etc. Although diabetes type 2 is to some degree heredit... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Some advice: Location of problem either right brain, or high cervical spinal cord, and could be seen with an ms plaque, lupus cerebritis or even stroke activity se... Read More

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