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Can A Type 1 Diabetic Donate Blood
Yes: Diabetes is not a condition that keeps you from donating, though it is important that you eat and monitor your blood sugars prior to donating. Communicable diseases like hiv, hepatitis; foreign travel; or anemia conditions are just a few things that limit people from donating blood. Ask your physician if you are unsure about your ability to donate. ...Read more
Diabetes insipidus: If your DI is under good control, you should be able to donate blood safely. However, I suspect the blood bank will reject you. They may be concerned about you and the volume loss of donation, and they may be concerned about the level of AVP hormone in your donated blood. ...Read more
Can diabetic donate blood?, my hba1c is 6.1, sugar fasting 119 sugar pp 139 can I donate blood, ?Earlier I have donated blood 2 times
Hand shakes that gets very bad. Assumed sugar - diabetic dad or iron - barred from blood donation, all tested when at worst, all came back normal. ?
Can someone infected with HSV either type 1 or type 2 donate blood yearly? Is it contagious other than being it a skin disease? Can HSV be lethal?Thnx
Yes: Hsv infection is not a contraindication to blood donation; most of the population has hsv 1, so that would be very problematic. The vast majority of the time it is a skin disease, but in the elderly, already sick , or immunosuppressed, it can become invasive and cause things like meningitis or hepatitis, or diffuse disseminated disease - this can be lethal. ...Read more
Start learning: If you are a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic, i hope you will get set up with a diabetic educator and dietician in addition to your endocrinologist, because there is so much to learn in order for you to stay healthy. In the long run, it is the patient who manages the type 1 diabetes, so learn as much as you can right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a type 1 diabetic. I exercise at least 5 nights a week and I wake up with bad blood sugars.?
Pathophysiology: While exercise is helpful in everyone, it's not the main treatment for you. You are a type 1 diabetic, so you have diabetes because your body is not making enough insulin. The main treatment is to find the right Insulin regimen for you. If you wake up with bad sugars, it might be because your basal rate is too low, not because you are not exericising enough or eat the right food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a Type 1 Diabetic and I've been told that if my blood sugars are perfect I'll gain weight, is that statement t or f? I don't want to gain anymore.
That's not true: Being a diabetic is difficult enough without people telling you things that aren't true. Keep complying and keep exercising. ...Read more
What are some snacks and foods that you would recommend for a type 1 diabetic to eat and routinely consume to help maintain lower blood sugar?
Good snack choices: Proteins will satisfy hunger but not elevate the blood sugar in between meals. Some protein choices include nuts, cheese, plain yogurt (minus the fruit & sugar). Other options include high fiber carb choice like fresh fruit, whole grain foods, and starchy vegetables like carrots. These will raise the blood sugar, so watch portion sizes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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