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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease. Work with a good provider and eliminate carbs, start exercising, and lose weight. There are supplements and ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
More than...: ...I can fit in 400 characters! Hi. Is there something specific you'd like to know? Diagnosing diabetes is easy. It can be done 4 ways: 1) fasting ser ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
MOST IMPORTANT: Is avoiding sweets! otherwise, many meds help, especially newer ones that don't cause weight gain or hypoglycemia see endocrinologist.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Any over the counter: Home glucose monitoring device ask pharmacist to show/ teach you both!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: Some people will develop the neuropathy in their feet (burning, stinging) before their sugars become significantly abnormal. Often episodes of hypogl ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Very Broad Question: The question is very broad in scope with the limited space available to answer and you would be better off doing a google search for basic information ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
-?-: Atrial fibrillation cannot cause diabetes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
If 1 foot only: Doubt related to diabetes; must make sure you don't have other cause- gout, infection, arthritis, sciatica etc.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Wow: Hi. That's a pretty open ended question, and not possible to do justice to in 400 characters! High blood sugar. Type 1 and type 2 with other minor typ ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Autoimmune: Type 1 diabetes is more frequent in the juvenile years though you can get it at any time, that is why it used to be called juvenille diabetes. For re ... Read More
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