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Can drinking too much milk cause diabetes type 2?

Can drinking too much milk cause diabetes type 2?

Only if: If the milk drinking is excessive to the point that someone becomes obese and already insulin-resistant, then one could say that the excessive caloric intake from the milk is part of the problem in that it is contributing to weight gain. By itself, excessive milk drinking may not cause type 2 diabetes, but it can cause other problems. ...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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Is it good for a person with diabetes (type 2) to drink diet soda?

Is it good for a person with diabetes (type 2) to drink diet soda?

Better than regular: Diet soda is better than regular soda, especially for a diabetic patient. However, there are much healthier options than soda such as water! ...Read more

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Is it good for a person with diabetes (type 2) to drink diet soda to keep hydrated?

Is it good for a person with diabetes (type 2) to drink diet soda to keep hydrated?

Not really: Diet sodas do not help with weight loss, and usually have a heavy load of phosphoric acid. The artificial sweeteners paradoxically increase the need for sweets elsewhere in the diet. You can have 1 or 2 12oz servings without much downside. More than that is excessive. The best hydrating agent is simply water. It is less expensive, healthier, and has no side effects. Water is a better than soda. ...Read more

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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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What can I do if my dad has diabetes type 2 , he drinks a bottle of wine every night. He needs help?

What can I do if my dad has diabetes type 2 , he drinks a bottle of wine every night. He needs help?

Yes: Anybody who drinks a bottle of wine daily needs help, but it is especially true for a diabetic. Alcohol has many effects on blood sugars, mostly that increase sugars. The excess calories contribute to weight gain. The risk of liver and heart disease also increases significantly. He needs to stop drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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How does overeating cause diabetes type 2?

How does overeating cause diabetes type 2?

Via fat.: Overeating can make one fat. Extra adipose (fat) tissue in the body contributes to resistance to insulin. Resistance to insulin is a salient mechanism of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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worried 20 yr old, healthy weight/diet, exercise. 3 hours sleep for past year bad sleep 3yrs. can lack of sleep cause diabetes type 2?

worried 20 yr old, healthy weight/diet, exercise. 3 hours sleep for past year bad sleep 3yrs. can lack of sleep cause diabetes type 2?

Not by itself: People perform at their best when they get enough restful sleep, a balanced nutrition, exercise and work in a familiar environment. If something is preventing you from doing any of these, you will be prone to poor performance, and illness. (infections or stress effect). Type 2 DM would be unexpected at your age unless you were quiet overweight.You need to work out how to get better sleep habits. ...Read more

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Are their any symptoms caused by diabetes ? Type 2

Are their any symptoms caused by diabetes ? Type 2

Symptoms type2 dibet: Excessive thirst and hunger, passing lot of urine, blurred vision, tingling and pain in feet, hands and other parts of body, mood swings, slow healing of cuts and frequent infections. ...Read more

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Can chemical products used in procesed foods be the cause of diabetes type 2)?

Can chemical products used in procesed foods be the cause of diabetes type 2)?

Diabetes causes: It is more likely that eating the processed foods are one of the causes because of the high glycemic impact that processed foods have. ...Read more

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Could chemical products used in processed foods be the cause of diabetes type 2?

Could chemical products used in processed foods be the cause of diabetes type 2?

Diabetes Type 2: Chemicals can cause problems, but it is more likely that the processed foods are spiking your blood sugar. When a machine processes food, there is very little digesting to do, so it often turns quickly into sugar when you eat it. Not good at all. ...Read more