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what does it mean of my doctor says I have type 2 diabetes

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
New diagnosis?: Hi. Is this a new diagnosis? If so, your doc should discuss some things with you and refer you for diabetes education. Do you know your A1c? It sounds ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Both are similar: Lantus and levemir (insulin detemir) are equally effective in helping to control type 2 diabetes but levemir (insulin detemir) does not last as long a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Same as any other: You still need education, diet, exercise, weight loss, good medical advice, prevention, control of glucose/lipids/bp, glucose monitoring, whatever med ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Checking your blood: Sugar level or by doing a test called hemoglobin a1c. Urine testing is also done at times.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Upon when it was drawn and whether it was a finger stick or lab glucose. Find all the normal at diabetes.Org.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Hypoxia: Hypoxia means lower levels of blood oxygen compared to normal values. It could be caused by by diminished absorption of oxugen in the lungs (asthma, p ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe Genital Warts: The "tags"could possibly be genital warts. Please see your clinician for evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many effects: A TSH of 45 frequently means that your thyroid gland is not making enough thyroid hormone. This is called Hypothyroidism. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Demetrios Herodotou
Specializes in Endocrinology
Doctor's right: Your doctor is right that you have hypothyroidism, underactive thyroid gland. This condition leads to fatigue, low energy, cold intolerance, constipat ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
May have had: a stroke, Need to have this further worked up. Especially if you have had a stroke you need to treat the primary problems such as hypertension or diab ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It just means your Pap smears are more uncomfortable due to the difficulty seeing your cervix.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Usually...: Infection, arthritis, or other autoimmune inflammation! the best marker is the CRP test. But it can be elevated in certain metabolic conditions such a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Not clear ?: everybody has heart? it means ur salt intake is more than normal, u should use low salt diet.
A female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Liver specialist: Ask your doctor to refer you to a liver specialist who will be in a better position to interpret the results and make appropriate recommendations.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Precise # not: Available but look at http://www.Joslin.Org/info/genetics_and_diabetes.Html.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
NEUROFIBROMATOSIS: TypeI is characterized by hyper pigmented macules and NEUROFIBROMAS. Type II is the eight nerve tumors. Results on mutations of gene in chromosome ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More info needed: Many presumptions would have to be made to answer your question. Can you be more specific? Was this told to you regarding a cervical biopsy or pap sme ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Incomplete: If he or she is talking about your red blood cells it means you may be iron deficient, otherwise you have to ask what kind of cells is he or she refer ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kusher
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Multi ovarian cysts: You have multiple cysts within one or both ovaries; these are often painless and asymptomatic, but if grow can cause pain and female issues. Can possi ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe nothing : A goiter can either be functional or non- functional. A lot of goiters are non functional and do no harm at all unless they get so big and begin to co ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You have: A large gland. What is important is what your laboratory values for your thyroid hormone are. The may be large and still have normal values
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Inflammation?: Your sed rate is somewhat elevated and may indicated inflammation. The unusual antibodies could be autoimmune antibodies such as ANA titer which may ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: This could be related to a variety of underlying problems including high blood pressure. You should ask your doctor. I am sure they drew the test fo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No cancer: All it means is that your lymph nodes were reacting appropriately to an infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, who ... Read More

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