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dr which type of diabetes is completely reversible and vanishable ? i am 22 years with hb1ac 6.1 % and weight 89 kgs .. m worried so much help me dr

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Well, type 2: If you do not have type 1 insulin requiring DM, then with the proper diet and exercise, and in your case, probably mild weight loss (depending on your height and BMI), you may be able to control and or even "stabilize" your Sugars to normal levels. Make sure you keep regular appts. with your Dr. and educate yourself all about Type 2 DM and the proper diet to follow. Best wishes.
Answered on Dec 1, 2014
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Type 2 diabetes: can be controlled by loosing weight with diet and exercises but sometimes medication is needed if conservative mangagment fails.
Answered on Dec 1, 2014
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
None curable.: Diabetes is not curable, but type 2 (adult onset) is manageable to the point that it can be controlled without medications in some cases. Type 1 is due to a lack of insulin production, and there's nothing curative that can be done about that.
Answered on Jan 10, 2015
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Type 2 adult onset: The one that comes later in life that has to do with obesity/overweight issues is the one that's most reversible & treatable.Once the weight is lost, the receptors can respond normally again to insulin, and control blood sugar levels. You are in the pre diabetic range now (5.7 to 6.4).You're young enough to make a difference quickly. See your doctor soon to goal plan diet/exercise regimens.
Answered on Nov 30, 2014
Dr. Joyce Pastore
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes has been seen to resolve after gastric bypass surgery for the morbidly obese (a BMI >40). You may keep your diabetes under control without medications with a proper diet, weight loss, and exercise. See your doctor and a diabetes nurse educator for a program tailored to your needs.
Answered on Oct 28, 2017
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes type II: Diabetes type II Can sometimes be completely reversed Diet Consisting of five to 10 fresh raw fruits or steamed vegetables daily and avoiding the processed foods and carbohydrates like bread and white potatoes and 30 pound weight loss and exercise 30 min to 1 hour 5 x a weekThis also will help significantly controlling all diabetes types
Answered on Dec 20, 2014
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