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A 41-year-old member asked:

are there side effects during the 1-hr glucose challenge test for gestational diabetes?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No long lasting: Some people feels nauseated, slightly sick but no long lasting effects.

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I have type 1 diabetes, is it more likely that a bacterial infection become septic?

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Yes: Studies have shown that diabetic patients are worse at clearing bacterial infections and more susceptible to sepsis overall, especially when they are hyperglycemic or not maintaining proper Insulin levels. Best thing to do is to keep your blood sugar well controlled and follow proper sanitary precautions.
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I have type 2 diabetes, is it more likely that a bacterial infection become septic?

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Yes, if uncontrolled: If your blood sugars are out of control in general you might be more susceptible to infections. A very well controlled diabetic is not much different from a non-diabetic.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to screen people with hepatitis C to check for liver cancer?

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Yes: The mayo clinic uses alternating CT scan and ultrasound every 6 months in patients.
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A 21-year-old member asked:

How do other factors such as high cholesterol andhigh blood pressureaffect me if I have diabetes?

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Dr. James Underberg
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Increase Heart Risk: Diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol are all independant risk factors for heart disease and stroke. When seen together, they impact risk in more than an additive way, such that someone with diabetes and high blood pressure or high cholesterol is at much greater risk than any single risk factor. Also , when one is present there is increased likelyhood of finding another risk factor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:

Can sperm be screened in such a way that ensure potential birth defects are caught? I.E. Checking the sperm to see if it not carrying anything harmful

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: Not widely availiable at this time, expensive, not covered by insurance at this time.

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