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Can Type 2 Diabetes Cause Other Autoimmune Diseases
No: The disease by themselves will not cause a miscarriage. Miscarriages are usually due to an abnormality or natures way of eliminating a non-viable pregnancy or genetic defect. The other main cause is hormonal imbalance such as not enough Progesterone available to maintain the pregnancy. ...Read more
In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white ...Read more
Read an article 'A modified version of niclosamide treats root cause of type 2 diabetes, could reverse the disease'. Not yet tested. Is it real info.
Does a full blood count detect diabetes type 2 or diabetes type 1? Is type 2 an autoimmune disease?
No: But a fasting blood glucose or Hgb a1c test would show diabetes. It does not distinguish between the two types of diabetes however. Type 1 is often considered an autoimmune disorder but type 2 more a lifestyle issue- too much fat not enough exercise. Type 1 usually requires insulin and type 2 only on occasions (may reverse to normal with weight loss). ...Read more
Gastroparesis.: People can have nausea and vomiting if the stomach is not emptying well enough. Uncontrolled diabetes can also cause problems with hyperosmolarity. In addition, diabetics can have infection without the usual symptoms or even heart attacks with different symptoms. It is best to have an examination and your doctor can guide you as to what is happening and how to deal with it. ...Read more
Non Compliance& Rx: Most type2 diabetics gain weight as a complication of the treatment with sulphonyl ureas, tzds and Insulin therapy. And there are others who do not follow the diet and exercise recommendations and consume more calories and burn fewer calories ending up with more weight gain. ...Read more
My type 2 diabetes cause me to have an odor in my private area. Will it ever go away or not until I lose weight?
Diabetes & Wt Gain: Type 2 diabetes is a condition of Insulin resistance meaning your body makes Insulin but it does not work as well. As a result the body needs higher amount of Insulin to control your blood sugar. Unfortunately, Insulin also stimulates fat formation, epecially the unhealthy fat around your waist. The result is weight gain. High blood sugar also promotes the growth of fungus causing yellow nails. ...Read more
Insulin resistance: Obesity puts a strain on the pancreas so that it has to make more Insulin to compensate for the increased demand of obesity. Unfortunately, we're seeing type 2 dm in children even as young as 4 years-old. The pancreas simply poops out and can't keep up with the Insulin demands of the obese body. This is when type 2 dm develops. ...Read more
No: It is important to distinguish "diabetic ketoacidosis" (DKA) from "nutritional ketosis". Ketones are used by the body for energy when sugar is not available. DKA happens in diabetics when sugar is unable to get into cells without more insulin (insulin is required to get glucose into cells). In nutrional ketosis the person isn't eating sugar/carbs. Also, the ketone levels are 10x higher in DKA. ...Read more
Cause of T2DM: It starts with Insulin resistance, esp in muscle and liver. Ir is in part genetic, but worsened by obesity and sedentary lifestyle. Initially, you make more Insulin to compensate for the ir. But in time, your pancreatic b-cells can no longer keep pace with the ir, and your glucose elevates. So the dysfunction is Insulin resistance plus b-cell dysfunction. ...Read more
Can eating loads of wholemeal carbs cause type 2 diabetes if slim? I don't eat white carbs on a regular basis.
CARBS,...: Eating carbs is not the cause for developing Type 2 diabetes unless you also are out of shape, do not exercise, have a family history of Diabetes, and do not take care of your overall health. For example Michael Phelps the Olympic swimmer will consume 12,000 calories a day when exercising but does not get Diabetes, because he stays fit and burns them off. Even so, use portion control. Stay well! ...Read more
My husband has type 2 diabetes. Yesterday he went on a two-mile hike. His nighttime blood sugar we're high and still elevated this morning. Why?
Complicated disease: Diabetes is a complicated disease and often doesn't work the way we expect. You'd think that after exercise, the blood sugar would be good — but he could run a marathon and still have an elevated blood sugar after. It's a combo of how much Insulin he's producing and his muscles' sensitivity to insulin. Over weeks to months of exercise, he will see a change in his fasting sugars, so keep it up! ...Read more
1.EXCESS salt intake: 1.CONSIDER EXCESS SALT INTAKE IE COLD CUTS,CANNED SOUP ETC. 2. MUST CONSIDER/ RULE OUT CARDIAC FAILURE. 3.CONSIDER CERTAIN BP MEDS AMLODIPINE, SPEFICIALLY IF PT IS TAKLNG 10 MGMS OR MORE, TZDS IE ACTOS (pioglitazone). ...Read more
How could I have to type 2 diabetes two months ago and then have my blood taken and it shows I am hyperglycemic now?
Diabetes: Do you mean hypo or hyperglycemic? There is a big difference. ...Read more
I am hypertensive and on tenoric 50. I understand its banned in UK because it may cause type 2 diabetes. Should I stop taking tenoric?
BP: No, continue to take it until you see your doctor and discuss with him or her as to what you should do ...Read more
Have type 2 diabetes on metformi what would cause sugar to be 298 then test agin 30min later be 86. Fasting have not taken med yet today.?
Type 2 diabetes:
A drop-in blood sugar from 298 to 86 suggests that there is something wrong with your result.
If it is 298 you MUST see your doctor as soon as possible. In the meantime check your sugar on day 1and repeat it at bedtime. If both results are above 150, you would be wise to go to the Emergency facility if you can't get to your doctor quickly enough.
Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more
Last month, my mothers type 2 diabetes sugar was 300. She didn't see this as important but it is alarming. How can I wake her up to her disease?
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
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