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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonid Basovich
18 years experience Family Medicine
No: As a rule of thumb, people don't die from high sugar nowadays provided that care is right and given timely. It is low sugar that has incomparably mo ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Type 2 diabetes: Take your medication as prescribed. Check your blood sugar just before breakfast and just before lunch. Document your food intake and your two blood ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Extended exposure to elevated blood sugars can desensitize Insulin receptors in your body, leading to difficulty in blood sugar crossing from the bloo ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Type 2 diabetes: High blood sugar levels are the definition of diabetes. Be it type 1 or type 2 diabetes, the result is an inability of the body to regulate blood suga ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Neinstein
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, type 2 diabetes can be "clinically silent, " meaning you may not have any symptoms at all. The only sign that you have it may be the high blood s ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Stress: Sometimes when diabetic patients undergo stress (prolonged exercise for example) stress hormones (cortisol and adrenalin) can increase glucose. Howeve ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Lose the weight: The first part of treating diabetes is to lose weight. i know how difficult that can be but I'm just saying. Your medicine, metformin, is taken two ti ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
High: Type 2 is associated with Insulin resistance where your body is have trouble removing glucose out of your blood stream. Sort of a like trying to get ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Maybe diet,,,: Losing weight is very good and it's important to keep it up and keep the weight off, but what you eat may also be just as important. If you haven't a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Very good for Type 2: Congratulations! weight loss is one of the very best things for type 2 diabetes and sometimes even reverses it. It is unusual for blood sugar to not d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
12 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Talk with your doctor about lifestyle and diet changes. Also talk about the need to start medications in the future.

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