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Medicine for double diabetes

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: The backbone treatment for double diabetes is Insulin and oral medications. Insulin will always be needed but if you exercise, lose weight and remain... Read More
Dr. John Hammes
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
Type 2 Diabetes???: Initial management of all type 2 diabetes is lifestyle: walk a lot (1hour/day). Lose weight if you are over weight. Reduce total calorie intake. ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Expert care: Diabetes of either type is a serious illness, having both type 1 and type 2 diabetes makes it that much more difficult to treat. You should follow yo... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Same as others: Double diabetes is when a type 1 diabetic becomes obese and develops Insulin resistance at the same time. This person now will need very high dose Ins... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Metabolic: Polyuria (increased urination) polydipsia (excessive thirst) and polyphagia (increased food intake) are the common issues. After that it depends on t... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Double diabetes: Double diabetes is when a type 1 diabetic becomes obese and develops Insulin resistance at the same time. This person now will need very high dose Ins... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Follow MD advice: Double diabetes is a serious illness. Either type of diabetes alone is bad enough, having both requires careful attention to diet, exercise, weight l... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
That depends: Please see your medical provider. Depending on the type of diabetes and the severity, he or she will chose between an array of different medications t... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
DRUGS ARE : Synthetic substances, mostly.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: There are many diabetes medicine. Each has its own side effects. In general, the one we fear the most is low blood sugar.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Several: Depends on your weight , renal function and how high your bs is running. Metformin could be first option if renal function is okay and bs is not very ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: Absolutely not. Very few diabetic medicines increase fertility. Can you be more specific?
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Many Choices: If is impossible to answer what is best insulin or oral tablet for Diabetes. There are so many choices and what is best for you, may not be best for o... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Seigel
Endocrinology 13 years experience
Many diff. Options: Thats a very broad question. If its type 2 diabetes then typically patients start with pills. There are a variety of pills out there. There are hormon... Read More

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