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stomach flu and diabetes

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Fluid and control: The main thing you can do is to stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Make sure you are still taking your basal insulin. Adjust the dose as needed ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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BMI: Hi. Asians are at a risk of type 2 diabetes at a lower average BMI than caucasians. For sure, the stomach flu may be responsible for a little weight l ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Most are air borne : however, you can be exposed by touching infected material, clothing etc or being in a room where he sneezed, coughed or expectorated.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Rest: Most viruses causing GI problems last inly a few days, drinking lots of fluids and rest are best.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach Flu: It tends to run it's course. Be gentle with your GI tract. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Work up ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis.: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. EMILIA MATOS
43 years experience General Practice
Diet: Gastric rest, body rest, fluids.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is self limit: Yes it gets better and you need fluids and supportive care
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
20 years experience Pediatrics
Usually none: Stomach flu is usually caused by a virus. There are many viruses that can cause it, and they are quite contagious. The good news is that it goes awa ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Ginger: Ginger has been shown to have various health benefits and studies show it to be beneficial for the treatment of nausea / vomiting, depending on the ca ... Read More
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