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Juvenile diabetes

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Roos
41 years experience Pediatrics
Frequent urination: The most common symptoms of juvenile, type 1, Insulin dependent diabetes are 1. Frequent urination: the individual may need to urinate more than once ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars at home with home glucose monitors, b ... Read More
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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DKA: Because children with type 1 dm are so prone to diabetic ketoacidosis, symptoms such as excessive thirst and urination (including overnight/bed wettin ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
To make it simple:: You are born without appropriate Insulin producing cells in the pancreas and cannot produce you body's own insulin. Juvenile diabetics must take insu ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Normal life span: In many, as long as well controlled.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No: It is type 2 secondary to life style leading to obesity.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jenny Sung
23 years experience Pediatrics
Compliance: It's not unusual for well controlled kids to become poorly controlled teens.It can be cuz growing bodies (puberty!) have different Insulin needs, havi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Type I DM: Typical symptoms are weight loss, excess thirst, frequent urination, and bedwetting.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Eat less/exercise: The more one eats, the more Insulin is needed to control blood sugar. Exercise helps increase sensitivity to Insulin so that less is needed to maintai ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Key principle...: Is assuming you have good control on current regimen and diet, you must decrease Insulin doses proportionately to decrease in calorie intake best ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Neither.: It is very modestly hereditary, but not nearly so as type 2! it is not sex linked.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Multifactorial: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the body produces antibodies which attack the pancreatic insulin-producing cells. There are genetic fa ... Read More
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