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Can Type 1 Herpes Cause Type 2
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
Genetically, yes: Type 1 diabetes can sometimes run in families, by genetic transmission of auto-immune tendencies. Some researchers believe that a type of coxsackie virus infection can provoke an autoimmune response in a susceptible person to develop type 1 diabetes. Although coxsackie virus infection can be passed from person to person, this is unlikely to cause transmission of type 1 diabetes in the same way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is type 2 diabetes a lesser evil? Can type 2 become type 1 or vice versa? Can folks with type 1 be cured like folks with type 2 no longer need meds?
Diabetes 1 vs 2: Type 1 diabetes refers to the type where one totally stops making Insulin (e.g. Due to pancreas antibodies) and therefore Insulin is generally the only treatment possible . Type 1 can affect all ages including children/adolescents. Type 2 diabetes is more prevelant due to the increase in obesity rates. Eventually most type 2 diabetics need Insulin but weight loss can reverse it. Oral meds help. ...Read more
No: Type 2 diabetes is an Insulin resistant form of diabetes. Many but not all persons with type 2 end up on Insulin over time because their bodies lose the ability to make enough Insulin to meet their needs. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. It is therefore an Insulin deficient form and always requires Insulin therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But what happens as type two diabetes progresses one eventually ends up "insulin dependant" meaning that the oral medications don't work as well. In theory, a person with type two diabetes COULD then develop LADA ( ate onset autoimmune diabetes) IN ADDITION to type two diabetes. This is the same physiology as juvenille diabetes or type one, it can present in adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Things: Type 1 diabetes usually starts in youth, up to the early 20's and almost always requires Insulin to treat. Type 2 diabetes, usually starts in middle age, may require Insulin to treat and is often treated with oral medications, but can sometimes be managed by diet, weight loss and exercise, all of which are often important in type 1 diabetes also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Major: Type 1 diabetics are making antibodies against the part of their pancreas that makes Insulin so they no longer can make any Insulin and require Insulin every day. Type 2 diabetics make plenty of Insulin but their bodies can't utilize it. The end result in both (over simplified) is too much blood sugar. ...Read more
Herpes: Classically, hsv-1 refers to herpes of the oral region (cold sores). Hsv-2 refers to herpes of the genital region. Herpes gladiatorum refers to when hsv-1 is spread to the neck, face, or arms. This usually occurs in athletes who have close contact with one another, such as wrestlers (hence the "gladiatorum"). ...Read more
Difference: The symptoms are not the issue but the cause is . Type 1 is a lack of insulin. You get ill right away with symptoms of increased appetite, thirst, urination and weight loss. You need Insulin to be replaced. Type 2 is a state of Insulin resistance. These symptoms take much longer to present . Insulin is present but the tissues do not respond as well. This can be handled with oral medication ...Read more
Not directly: Type 1 diabetes occurs more often in some ethnic groups;higher in caucasions much lower in asians.Susceptability from parent to child may approximate 5%, but that means~95% don't.It occurs more often in populations susceptable to auto-immune disorders and may arise in someone with a previous problem like autoimmune hypothyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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