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Are Diabetics A High Risk For Getting Shingles
Immunosuppression: I am not a kidney transplant specialist, but i still think i can answer. Patients that receive an organ transplant usually need ongoing immunosuppression to prevent rejection. That can include a variety of drugs including steroids. Diabetes, bone loss - steroid induced cancer - immunosuppression drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much control : With type 1/juvenile onset/ Insulin dependent there is a genetic susceptibility that likely has an environmental trigger. This is an autoimmune disease so it may be a viral illness that starts the process or some other exposure that activates the immune system. Researching some of the suspected triggers may provide some help in avoidance as well as feeling like a proactive stance is being taken. ...Read more
Ok to use: If used properly you are fine to use tampons if diabetic. You are not at increased risk for TSS ...Read more
Can you be prediabetic for years without it every developing into full blow type 2 diabetes? What are the chances of a prediabetic becoming diabetic?
Absolutely : You can often hold it off for decades just by staying trim and fit ...Read more
Risk for stroke: People at risk for a stroke are people with high blood pressure, people who smoke, people with diabetes mellitus, people with atrial fibrillation, people with elevated blood cholesterol, or people with carotid artery disease. Many of these conditions are tested for in routine physician check ups. ...Read more
What are some ways to lower blood glucose levels even if you are not a diabetic but u have certain risk factors of becoming diabetic?
Lifestyle: Hi. Healthy lifestyle has been shown to lower the risk of diabetes in at-risk patients. Healthy diet, regular exercise, achieve & maintain ideal body weight...FOR LIFE, not just the next few weeks or months. Part and parcel for healthy lifestyle is no fast food, minimize processed food, no white flour or rice, minimal simple sugar, little saturated fat. Good luck! ...Read more
If a partner has low risk and I have high risk will the HPV vaccine prevent us from having a child?
Probably estrogen: The girls have some protection even with other risks being identical. ...Read more
Can you get diabetes from following a low carb/ low diet? I'm currently on a vlcd and have a family history of diabetes.
Sadly, but yes: Unfortunately patients and family members of cvid patients have an unusually high incidence of IgA deficiency, autoimmune diseases, autoantibodies, and malignancy. Our body has its own surveillance system that destroys cancer cells. With an immune deficiency these cells are much less in number and less effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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