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Am I Becoming Diabetic
Not a problem: Insulin is safe in pregnancy, in fact it is definitely first line therapy for a lot of women who have diabetes in pregnancy. The most important thing to remember in pregnancy, is that your blood sugars can fluctuate more widely when you have diabetes in pregnancy, thus frequent monitoring is essential. Also meeting with nutritionist to make sure you're on a diabetic diet is essential as well. ...Read more
Reactive hypo, yes: Many patients with reactive hypoglycemia (happens after meals), especially younger women, have underlying Insulin resistance. They experience hypoglycemia due to excessive pancreatic release of Insulin after ingestion of high-carbs or fast-acting carbs. Excessive Insulin release causes hypoglycemia ~1-2 hours after meals. Ultimately, the pancreas wears out, and these patients get diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More detail: We would need to know your height, weight, and more usefully your waist and hip measurements before being able to make this assessment. The cdc has a useful calculator you can use, when you have this information: http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/english_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.Html. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Rule out UTI: Aside from diabetes, another thing you should rule out with your doc is a urinary tract infection, which can cause urinary frequency and present without painful urination. It can become chronic and cause problems. See your doc and get checked out. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Unlikely: Feeling shakey is a nonspecific symptom that can be due to many things, including anxiety/stress. It would be very unusual to have this symptom from diabetes unless you were on a medication that can cause low sugars. Reactive hypoglycemia can sometimes occur in pre-diabetics, but it is rare, occuring a few hours after eating sweets. ...Read more
Elevated BMI: Your body mass index is >30, which is concerning. The term "fat" is a loaded term. Without seeing you or understanding your body composition, like in terms of your body fat percentage, it's hard to give you any certain answers. I suspect that you are carrying extra body fat, just based on the degree of elevation of your BMI. This is important to address early, so talk your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I am 21 male. I am diabetic. I am getting a lot of , skipped heart beats. I am also suffering from hypertension. Pls help me. ?
Lose that weight.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Two pounds per week is a prudent rate of loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need treatment: of thyroid problem should not be a factor with proper dosage of meds. ...Read more
BMI 25.2: That height and weight would give you a BMI of 25.2 (just into the overweight category). 25-29.9 is considered overweight with anything over 30 considered to be obese. The BMI doesn't account for muscle mass, so if you are very athletic or a body builder then this wouldn't be an accurate assessment. I'd suggest a healthy lifestyle (whole clean foods and regular exercise and meditation) regardless ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hii, i am married. Already 1year passed.But still I am not pregnant.Please advise me to become pregnant.?
See a fertility doc: I do understand your anxiety. There are many reasons for fertility issues. Start researching and talking to other people about fertility issues. This is a more common problem than you would expect. Consider being tested by a fertility doctor who actually had further training in this. Also, if you do need ivf then make sure the embryologist is very good. Good luck. ...Read more
It can help: Hi. Healthy lifestyle (healthy diet, regular exercise, no smoking) is considered the first line of defense against developing type 2 diabetes from prediabetes. But metformin has also been shown to be helpful. It's perfectly fair and valid to do healthy lifestyle AND metformin. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34weeks pregnant.my fasting blood suger is 107.am I diabetic?doctor told its high.i m worried about my condition.
Within normal limits: A glucose screening test is a routine test during pregnancy that checks a pregnant woman's blood glucose level. A value above 126 mg/dL on at least 2 occasions typically means a person has diabetes.However, test results are just part of the information that goes into the diagnosis process. Good luck and congratulations! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obese: Your body mass index is 29 using the values you provided which places you right at the threshold for obesity. Your interest is healthy though so take the next step and pursue a healthy lifestyle to assure that your BMI is trending down. Physical exercise with careful attention to caloric consumption will be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High sugar: A fasting sugar of 107 is high. You should have had a 3 hr glucose tolerance test at 27-28 weeks. If not, you need one now, as you may have "gestational diabetes". This is related to the pregnancy and will likely resolve after you deliver. However, it is important to control your sugar during pregnancy for the health of the baby. ...Read more
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