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I am diabetic 5 years & facing dizziness from noon everyday till night for 1 year. I take Novomix 30, no oral medicine. Does Diabetes cause dizziness?

I am diabetic 5 years & facing dizziness from noon everyday till night for 1 year. I take Novomix 30, no oral medicine. Does Diabetes cause dizziness?

Diabetes can cause..: ...dizziness but it's generally not quite as specific with the hour it starts as you've mentioned unless NOON is when you wake up every day and perhaps you don't sleep until midnight...in which case you're saying that you're "dizzy" the whole time you're awake. Are your sugars under good, fair, or poor control when you check? You should check with your doctor on this as other things can be afoot. ...Read more

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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Can diabetes cause loss of balance, dizziness and a feeling of burning in hands and feet?

Can diabetes cause loss of balance, dizziness and a feeling of burning in hands and feet?

Yes: Over time, diabetes can start to affect the nerves and cause those symptoms. Keep diabetes under good control and these complications are less likely. ...Read more

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Does gestational diabetes cause dizziness? 26 wks, dizzy after eating. Does GD have symptoms?

Does gestational diabetes cause dizziness? 26 wks, dizzy after eating. Does GD have symptoms?

Hypoglycemia : Is very common during pregnancy. Try to avoid refined sugar.When you do have sugar, eating protein and complex carbs along with it should help. Talk to your physician about this dizziness. There can be other causes. Drink plenty of water. Gestational diabetes has no symptoms. ...Read more

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Low blood pressure dizziness fatigue what could be the cause headache lightheaded could it be diabetes or something else?

Low blood pressure dizziness fatigue what could be the cause headache lightheaded could it be diabetes or something else?

Hypoglycemia and DM2: Your symptoms could be consistent with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Additionally, these symptoms may be signs of the early onset of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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I am 35 having diabetes for last 5 yrs. I have vertigo & light-headedness problem with sort of panic disorder for 1 yr. MRI OK. What should I do now?

I am 35 having diabetes for last 5 yrs. I have vertigo & light-headedness problem with sort of panic disorder for 1 yr. MRI OK. What should I do now?

Primary Care Doctor: Routine blood work should be done together with a complete history and physical exam by your primary care director. If normal, cardiovascular work up should be completed. Be well! ...Read more

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Friend in bed.Has had nausea and dizziness everyday for over week and keeps getting worse. Has diabetes and a slight thyroid issue. What's wrong w him?

Friend in bed.Has had nausea and dizziness everyday for over week and keeps getting worse. Has diabetes and a slight thyroid issue. What's wrong w him?

Seek help now!: There's no way to tell what's going on without examining your friend, but either diabetes or thyroid problems (or other hormonal problems) could cause the symptoms your friend is having. So could lots of other very serious things. It is imperative that he gets medical attention immediately to rule out anything dangerous going on. ...Read more

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Hypoglycemia documented with glucose meter and ogtt, gained 10kg in 1 year, no diabetes, hunger, dizziness, exercise intolerance, glycogen issues.

Hypoglycemia documented with glucose meter and ogtt, gained 10kg in 1 year, no diabetes, hunger, dizziness, exercise intolerance, glycogen issues.

Sorry!: Sorry. Hypoglyciemia is very uncommon in people without diabetes. Meters are not accurate and do not confirm the diagnosis nor are ogts. Ask your doctor to allow you to wear a continous glucose sensor-ipro for 3 days. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is a type of dizziness. ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more