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what kind of condition is diabetes

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
Polydipsia, polyphag: Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria, emaciation and weakness.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A sugar disorder: Diabetes is caused by either a failure of the pancreas to produce adequate Insulin or a failure of the body Insulin receptors to respond. The hallmar ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
More than food, urin: The typical symptoms of dm are polydypsia, polyphagia, polyuria, emaciation and urinary glucose caused by hyperglycaemia.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many complications: Diabetic patient are at greater risk for complications such as cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure, poor circulation), nerve damage (neuropath ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
Serious dehydration: Congenital and secondary diabetes insipidus is a rare inherited or acquired disease in which patients suffer serious dehydration as the result of an ... Read More
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Dr. Jennie Law
14 years experience Endocrinology
Missing ADH (vasopressin): Anti diuretic hormone helps concentrate the urine to keep the body's sodium and water levels balanced. If the brain does not make enough ADH (vasopres ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
Gestational diabete: Gestational diabetes is high blood glucose that develops at any time during pregnancy in a woman who does not have diabetes.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
Inherited diabetes: Type 1 diabetes mellitus, known as childhood or Insulin dependent diabetes, occurs in about 1 in 10 cases of diabetes, the rest being of type 2.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun answered
15 years experience Cardiology
Acquried diabetes: Diabetes type 2 is the most common form of diabetes, resistance to insulin, closely linked to obesity and has become increasingly common in recent dec ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Metabolic: It is a endocrine disease. The medical specialty that focuses on this category of diseases is endocrinology.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Older patients: Type two diabetes is generally seen in older patients. It is caused by the body becoming resistant to Insulin so initially the Insulin level is high a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Insulin: In addition to monitoring diet and exercise, type 1 diabetics are treated with injections of Insulin or with an Insulin pump.
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Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Diabetes: Go to your doctor and ask, but meanwhile go to diabetes research foundation website.
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