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Can sugar alone(from soda)cause diabetes type 2? I eat healthily and am 146 pounds and 6 feet tall, I drink 2 litres of coke over a span of two days

Can sugar alone(from soda)cause diabetes type 2? I eat healthily and am 146 pounds and 6 feet tall, I drink 2 litres of coke over a span of two days

Diabetes : Excess sugar can cause elevated sugars and if this is prolonged can put you at risk for diabetes. Drink sugar free instead. It's healthier and you won't gain wait because of excess calories. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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I have a diabetes type 2?

I have a diabetes type 2?

Type 2 diabetes: You do not give any information to which I or any other doctor can respond. Please tell us more. ...Read more

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Would it be feasible I have diabetes type 2?

Would it be feasible I have diabetes type 2?

Diabetes: Not sure what your symptoms are, but a medical evaluation by your pcp, with lab workup, will provide better answers. ...Read more

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What exactly is the effects of diabetes type 2?

What exactly is the effects of diabetes type 2?

See below: With type 2 diabetes, your body either resists the effects of Insulin , a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into your cells , or doesn't produce enough Insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. Untreated, type 2 diabetes can be life-threatening. More common in adults, type 2 diabetes increasingly affects children as childhood obesity increases.See your doctor if you're concerned! ...Read more

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How to prevent onset of diabetes type 2?

How to prevent onset of diabetes type 2?

Lose weight: Maintaining a normal weight or at least a non-obese weight is the most important thing you can do to prevent diabetes. Also limit sweets and eat lots of fruits and vegetables, grains and lean, small portions of meat. Grill or broil food. Don't fry or saute it. Unfortunately you can't do anything about your genetics so do the best you can with your weight and diet. ...Read more

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Is bulgur good food for diabetes type 2?

Is bulgur good food for diabetes type 2?

See below: Bulgur wheat is a healthy choice on a diabetes diet. In fact, the american diabetes association lists bulgur as one of the best choices of whole-grain foods for people with diabetes. One cup of cooked bulgur contains approximately 33 g of total carbohydrate.The amount of carbohydrates you eat will always raise your blood sugar. So be very careful and check with your md. ...Read more

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Can diabetes type 2 patients eat jaggery?

Can diabetes type 2 patients eat jaggery?

Just sugar: Why would you eat sugar if you have diabetes. Why not eat some healthy food in restricted amounts w/exercise to lose weight and make your diabetes better? Don't pour gasoline on a fire. ...Read more

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Can diabetes type 2 lead to thrombophlebitis?

Can diabetes type 2 lead to thrombophlebitis?

Not usually : Diabetics are about at the same risk for blood clots as everybody else unless there are other genetic factors involved an also immobility and obesity. ...Read more

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What is adult-onset diabetes? Is it diabetes type 2?

Yes: Usually, adult onset diabetes is type II diabetes mellitus. This is caused by an overproduction of Insulin from the pancrease (pancrelipase) as a result of Insulin resistance in most cases. ...Read more

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Is too much sugar directly responsible for diabetes type 2?

Is too much sugar directly responsible for diabetes type 2?

Not directly: High sugar is by definition diabetes so high sugar level (if meet criteria) will directly give you the diagnosis of diabetes but eating/consuming sugar will not cause diabetes in the short term. Overtime, eating a lot of sugar will cause obesity, Insulin resistance which will lead to type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of diabetes type 2 -- being fat?

What are the first symptoms of diabetes type 2 -- being fat?

Weight Loss: Increased thirst increased hunger (especially after eating) dry mouth frequent urination unexplained weight loss (even though you are eating and feel hungry) fatigue (weak, tired feeling) blurred vision headaches loss of consciousness (. ...Read more

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What is the suitable nutrition for diabetes type 2 patient?

What is the suitable nutrition for diabetes type 2 patient?

Type II diabetes: Please see your doc or a nutritionist. He/she will help you make healthy choices and also monitor and support you. There are many books on the market about this topic but having professional help and guidance is safest. ...Read more

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I have diabetes type 2 and need advice on how to treat this?

I have diabetes type 2 and need advice on how to treat this?

Seebelow: Type 2 diabetes is related to weight change. With the increase in childhood obesity in recent years there have been increasing reports of this form of diabetes in much younger age groups. Because type 2 diabetes is closely linked to obesity. You must reduce your weight.See your doctor, stop sugar food, soda, lower your carbs.Exercise, as nice walk, drink water, follow you doctors advice! ...Read more

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I read one word niddm. Is it another word for diabetes type 2.

I read one word niddm. Is it another word for diabetes type 2.

Yes: Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (niddm) used to be synonymous with diabetes type 2. However, we all know type 2 diabetics who require Insulin so it is not a good description of the disease. The difference is that type 2 diabetes is not due to a lack of Insulin production but rather an inability to respond adequately to Insulin - so more Insulin is needed to overcome that limitation. ...Read more

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Diabetes type 2- why do we get it if are not using much sugar?

Diabetes type 2- why do we get it if are not using much sugar?

Many things: Genetics, environmental, obesity. Diabetes is caused by many things. Eating too much sugar does not cause diabetes unless it caused you to gain weight beyond normal, then it can lead to diabetes. ...Read more

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How much could I drink mate if I have diabetes type 2 and when?

How much could I drink mate if I have diabetes type 2 and when?

Drink & diabetes: 20 F from Beirut asks: How much could I drink mate if I have diabetes type 2 and when? ANS: Drink when you are thirsty. ...Read more

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If you have diabetes type 2, what are the signs right before death?

If you have diabetes type 2, what are the signs right before death?

Diabetes death: Diabetes has the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger). More severe disease can lead to heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, loss of fingers/toes/hands/feet. Death would most likely come from coma, heart attack, stroke, or kidney disease. ...Read more