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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Rid Of Type 1 Diabetes

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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 there any way to get rid of type 1 diabetes?

Is there any way to get rid of type 1 diabetes?

May be in future: There is intensive research going on to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and it may be possible in future. There was report of cure of dibetes in mice from aurora colorado . And reserch on pacreatic transplant and stem cells are going on and look promising.Keep tuned up to health tap. ...Read more

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Where can I get the best stem cell treatment for type 1 diabetes?

Where can I get the best stem cell treatment for type 1 diabetes?

Stem cell: Stem cell treatment for type 1 and type 2 diabetes is in development. The item I found best on the web was "StemGenex". You might be eligible to join their study. ...Read more

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How do you prevent type 1 diabetes?

How do you prevent type 1 diabetes?

Different parents: Since type 1 diabetes has a genetic predisposition, you could ask for different parents. Other than that, there's no way. ...Read more

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How can you prevent type 1 diabetes?

How can you prevent type 1 diabetes?

Avoid illness: There is probably a genetic predisposition to dm1 that is like problem waiting to happen.If a kid has a viral infection, then develops antibodies that think his/her Insulin producing cells are related to the virus, then his/her immune system begins killing those cells &dm1 will result.The idea of a vaccine for the virus has been looked into but none are available at present. Research may fix this. ...Read more

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With type 1 diabetes what are my treatment options?

With type 1 diabetes what are my treatment options?

Insulin and diet: Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body has no way of having Insulin to help the body use sugar as a fuel for its activities. It is the same as trying to run a car without gasoline. The treatment is to supply the Insulin by injection. There is also a dietary regimen that should be set up by a registered dietician. ...Read more

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Could you list the treatment modalities for type 1 diabetes in young adults?

Could you list the treatment modalities for type 1 diabetes in young adults?

Insulin: All type 1 diabetics require Insulin and can not survive with out it. It can be given through injections multiple times daily or an Insulin pump which infuses Insulin throughout the day/night and patients can give a bolus of Insulin for meals based on blood sugar and the carbs they eat. Also glucose sensors can help alert patients if bs is trending high or low before it goes to high or drops low. ...Read more

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Could vitamin d prevent type 1 diabetes?

Could  vitamin d prevent type 1 diabetes?

No: There is no evidence that a deficiency in d or any supplement would alter the course of type 1 diabetes. ...Read more

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Why do scientists believe oral insulin may help to prevent or delay type 1 diabetes?

We don't know why: The research done in sweden showed a delay in the onset of type 1 diabetes in patients with Insulin autoantibodies given oral Insulin crystals daily for several years, but who weren't diabetic yet. The finding was unexpected, researchers were looking to prevent it altogether which it didn't. See http://www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2012/09/120919083412.Htm. ...Read more

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