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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)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to 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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Diabetes, Type 2 (Definition)

Diabetes Mellitus type 2, or adult onset diabetes, is a condition that is caused by insulin resistance. This means that the muscle and fat cells of the body do not take up blood glucose, leaving a high blood glucose. Some type 2 diabetics need insulin injections. ...Read more