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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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Dr. Ayesha Younas
Specializes in Pediatrics
Careful monitoring: Careful and regular monitoring of blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c level is really important. This will help maintain prevent spikes in blood glucose. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Not a cause: Though sugared drinks will lead to weight gain, no sugared drink will directly induce diabetes. Save the calories and avoid sugared drinks.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Diet and insulin: The treatment of diabetes depends largely on the type of diabetes. In type 1, the body fails to make adequate insulin, which is needed to move sugars ... Read More
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Dr. Shane Russell-Jenkins
20 years experience Psychiatry
Neither is good.: The penis erects by trapping blood in three spaces. Higher blood pressure won't increase the erectility, but if untreated can damage the vasculature t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
45 years experience Dentistry
Blood study: See your medcal doctor for a blood study and he will tell you if you have diabetes.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Check sugars at home: If fasting for >8 hours fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting -126 and higher and 2 hou ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your doctor: Assuming you are not pregnant, there are 4 ways to tell if you have diabetes. If you have classic symptoms such as increased hunger, increased thirst, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
4 ways to diagnose: Hi. It's pretty easy to test, and there are 4 ways (not all are equal in sensitivity & specificity). 1) fasting glucose 126 or higher, 2) random ( ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Onset of diabetes: Your doctor can test you. Symptoms you may have include: excessive thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, blurred vision, erectile dysfunction, pain or ... Read More
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