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Doctor insights on: Can Diabetes Insipidus Be Cured

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Can diabetes be cured?

Can diabetes be cured?

Usually not: The pancreas gland makes insulin, which is required because insulin makes blood sugar go into cells (blood sugar is the fuel for cells). In Type 2 diabetes, a person eats too much and puts lots of sugar into his blood daily. As time goes by, he overworks his pancreas by demanding lots of insulin from the gland. If he stops his bad habits early in Type 2 diabetes, his pancreas might not "burn out." ...Read more

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Diabetes Insipidus (Definition)

A condition in which the pituitary gland does not make the ADH hormone, causing a person to need to drink ...Read more


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Can diabetes be cured/controlled?

Can diabetes be cured/controlled?

Controlled not cured: Diabetes leads to the inexerale loss of the Insulin producing beta cells. Even the "surgical cure" of a roux-en-y in morbid obesity will not permanently cure. We have no drugs to reverse the continued loss of beta cells in the pancreas. ...Read more

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Can diabetic retinopathy be cured?

Can diabetic retinopathy be cured?

No cure yet: Diabetic retinopathy cannot be cured but can be effectively treated and in the last 10 years the treatments have improved dramatically with new surgical instruments for the small percentage that require surgery and several new medications that can improve macular edema (swelling of the retina) and control bleeding. But there's no substitute for good sugar and BP control to slow progression. ...Read more

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Can diabetic neuropathy be cured?

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Can diabetic neuropathy be cured?

Diabetic neuropathy: Diabetic neuropathy has no known cure. Fortunately, there are treatments for diabetic neuropathy. The treatment mainly focuses on slowing progression of the disease, relieving pain, and restoring function. ...Read more

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Can hypoglycemia be cured?

Can hypoglycemia be cured?

Depends: The answer depends on the cause of the hypoglycemia. The first important thing is to confirm that you indeed have hypoglycemia. Then figure out what is causing the hypoglycemia. Once these are done, then you will have a better idea of how to treat the hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Can diabetes be heriditary?

Can diabetes be heriditary?

Yes: You may be at risk of developing diabetes due to your genetic history. You may also be at risk of deloping diabetes due to lifestyle choices with your diet and activity. Overweight people have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Some women are at a greater risk to develope type 2 diabetes during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can diabetes be controlled?

How can diabetes be controlled?

Diet, exercise, meds: Diabetes can be controlled, with portion control/healthy eating, regular exercise and weight loss and medications as indicated and prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Can gestational hypertension be cured?

Can gestational hypertension be cured?

Hypertension: Gestational hypertension occurs in the third trimester of pregnancy. It is a blood pressure of 140/90 without any protein in the urine or any biochemical abnormalities seen with pre-eclampsia. The cure for gestational hypertension is delivery of the infant. Medical intervention is not always necessary and will depend upon the gestational age of the fetus. ...Read more

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How can diabetes be diagnosed?

How can diabetes be diagnosed?

By blood tests: If you have diabetes, a blood sugar level done after 8-12 hours without food will generally be high. Another test, the 'hemoglobin a1c, ' reflects your blood sugar levels over the prior three months. Sugar in your urine is also a clue. But do be tested if you are concerned. Diabetes that is well managed will tend to cause fewer long-term complications. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Can hypertension be cured?

Can hypertension be cured?

It depends: Some causes of hypertension are reversible, most are not because in 95% of the cases we do not know what causes the development of high blood pressure. I suggest you read the following article: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/preventiontreatmentofhighbloodpressure/prevention-treatment-of-high-blood-pressure_ucm_002054_article.Jsp. ...Read more

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Could an insulinoma be used to cure diabetes?

Could an insulinoma be used to cure diabetes?

Won't work: Insulinomas are cruel tumors that are usually semi-malignant and pump insulin into the bloodstream, sickenng the person and forcing them to overeat. If a savvy physician makes the call, they can often be cured surgically. In type I diabetes, immunity destroys the normal islets and would destroy an insulinoma. In type II, one's resistant to insulin. Glad your own endocrine tumor was R'd. Good luck ...Read more

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Can a person be cured of diabetes?

Can a person be cured of diabetes?

No. Managed, no cure: At the moment, there is no cure for diabetes, not even bariatric surgery like they are spouting in the news. There is lots to be done to manage it, and people with type 2 dm can often go without meds, but it would still need to be managed with proper diet. Research continues to be done on cures and prevention. ...Read more

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How can hypokalemic nephropathy be cured?

How can hypokalemic nephropathy be cured?

Hypokalemia: Doctors are concerned when a patient develops nephropathy and has associated fluid and electrolyte imbalances such as hypokalemia. The hypokalemia is usually due to blood pressure medications that deplete potassium so the doctor has to review the medications that the patient is on and if necessary and safe, supplement with potassium. Otherwise, the blood pressure medications may need changing. ...Read more

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Can foot neuropathy from diabetes be cured with weight loss?

Can foot neuropathy from diabetes be cured with weight loss?

Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Can diabetes be fatal?

Can diabetes be fatal?

Most certainly: Diabetes is a multi system disease and can be lethal in many ways. The sugar can get way out of control and a condition called keto-acidosis can be fatal. Diabetes affects blood vessels, kidneys, eyes, the brain and the heart and damage to any of these can lead to severe illness and sometimes death. Control is best in the hands of a good endocrinologist. ...Read more

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