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Can prediabetes be reversed?

Can prediabetes be reversed?

Yes: The diabetes prevention program (dpp- please look at their website for information) has shown that through proper diet and exercise (5-7% weight loss, 30 min of moderate activity 5 days per week) can prevent progression from pre-diabetes to diabetes. I have seen many patients able to bring their blood sugar from prediabetic range back to normal with proper diet/exercise routine. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Krenn
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Prediabetes (Definition)

A condition where a person is at high risk of developing diabetes. It is caused by an impaired ...Read more


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Can pcos be reversed?

Can pcos be reversed?

Yes, diet/exercise: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is caused by a hormonal imbalance that prevents follicles from growing normally and eggs from being released each month. People w/ PCOS miss periods because they don't ovulate, so there's no signal to shed the uterine lining. Hormone imbalances that lead to abnormal hair growth can be caused by obesity, so watch your diet and exercise. Control w/ birth control pills! ...Read more

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Can esrd be reversed?

Can esrd be reversed?

ESRD: Yes, transplantation fixes esrd. Otherwise, there are no cures for end stage renal disease. In rare cases, acute kidney injury can last for prolonged period of time, requiring dialysis and this can sometimes improve/ recover. However actual esrd does not improve. ...Read more

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Diabetic with ED can it be reversed?

Diabetic with ED can it be reversed?

Depends: It depends on the cause for the ed. If due to a vascular or anatomical problems, probably not. If due to obesity, malnutrition, stress...Ed might improve when those aspects improved. ...Read more

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Can osteopenia be reversed?

Can osteopenia be reversed?

Yes.: A variety of bone active medicines can reverse osteopenia. ...Read more

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Can ED be reversed?

Can ED be reversed?

Maybe: Depends on cause. If you've had a nerve injury, ED can be treated but not reversed. Vascular and ED from low testosterone can often be reversed with medical management and lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Can COPD be reversed?

Can COPD be reversed?

No: One out of four people who have smoked 15 years 1 pack per day will develop copd. Once it is established it will continue to worsen although at different rates depending upon active smoking and genetic predisposition. Rate of decline depends on active smoking and genetics. There is no way to reverse COPD once it is established. ...Read more

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Can high cholesterol be reversed?

Can high cholesterol be reversed?

Lowering cholesterol: High levels of total and LDL cholesterol can be lowered with lifestyle change such as exercise and diet as well as with cholesterol-lowering drugs. ...Read more

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Can pre diabetics be reversed? How?

Can pre diabetics be reversed? How?

Yes: The diabetes prevention program (dpp- please look at their website for information) has shown that through proper diet and exercise (5-7% weight loss, 30 min of moderate activity 5 days per week) can prevent progression from pre-diabetes to diabetes. I have seen many patients able to bring their blood sugar from prediabetic range back to normal with proper diet/exercise routine. ...Read more

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Can a lobotomy be reversed?

Can a lobotomy be reversed?

No: A lobotomy involves the removal of brain tumor usually in the case of traumatic injury or extensive tumor involvement. Once brain tissue is removed, it can't be replaced. In children with early brain injury, the unaffected normal brain may pick up the function that was in the area that was removed. ...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 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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Can anything be done to reverse diabetic neuropathy?

Can anything be done  to reverse diabetic neuropathy?

Some times: If you are treating a particular nutritional deficiency, metanx may be of benefit. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, 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 mifepristone be reversed?

Can mifepristone be reversed?

No. Discuss with MD.: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together either simultaneously if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Do not try on your own ...Read more

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Can a bisectimy be reversed?

Can a bisectimy be reversed?

Vasectomy????: Do you mean vasectomy? A vasectomy is the procedure to "tie off" and occlude the vas deferens, the tubes that transport sperm to the outside world via the ejaculate. A vasectomy is reversible through microsurgery, but the success rate is not great. Several factors affect success: length of time since the vasectomy, scar tissue formation, testicular ability to produce sperm again. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can complications from diabetes be reversed or stopped?

Can complications from diabetes be reversed or stopped?

Probably: Depending on how advanced the complications are, getting really good control of your diabetes as well as of the complications, following all of the doctors' advice should help a lot to halt or possibly reverse damage. ...Read more

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Can digital dementia be reversed?

Can digital dementia be reversed?

Not real: This is a ridicuous made up entitiy. Demenita is loss of cognitive abilities, which may or may not including memory due to physical loss of nerves due to a progressive disease, such as alzheimers, trauma, strokes or other entitiy. Digital dementia is a misnormer. It goes along with the old concept of you don't lose it, you lose it. Of course it is resolvable Just start using your memory skill ...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 a discectomy be reversed?

Can a discectomy be reversed?

No : You mean put the herniation back?If you have worse pain after procedure followup with surgeon. ...Read more

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