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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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Can you tell me which are the signs of diabetes?

Can you tell me which are the signs of diabetes?

Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue, thirst, hunger, weight loss if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars before person get these symptoms, to try to catch it early in people with family history of diabetes. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is sign of pre diabetes being hungry all the time?

Hoping you can tell me, is sign of pre diabetes being hungry all the time?

Possibly: Possibly. Other signs are excessive thirst, excessive urination, etc. If you've been having any of these, I would recommend talking to your doctor. Simple tests can be done to see if your blood sugar is consistently elevated to the point of being diabetic. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of diabetes?

Could you tell me what are signs of diabetes?

Many: Some are classic but not all are classic. One typically begins to have the three "p's". Polyuria-excessive urination, polydipsia-excessive thirst and polyphagia-excessive hunger. Weight loss is then present due to the sugar in the blood and filtering of this concentrated sugar in the urine pulling water out of the body. One may itch, have vision changes, feel fatigued and many more. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of diabetes?

Could you tell me what are signs of diabetes?

3 poly's: Polydipsia (excessive thirst), polyuria (excessive urination), and polyphagia (excessive hunger) are some of the classic signs of uncontrolled diabetes. You may also get dizziness, weakness, fatigue, weight loss, or blurred vision. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are early signs of diabetes?

Could you tell me what are early signs of diabetes?

Maybe none: The classic symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes are excessive urination, thirst and hunger with unexplained weight loss but that is not the time to diagnose diabetes. It is best to diagnose in its early stages before symptoms develop or in the prediabetes stage. People at high risk for diabetes (overweight, family history, inactivity, high bp, etc) need to be screened and diagnosed early. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if there is no other sign exept high blood sugar levels, can that be type 2 diabetes?

Yes: Yes, type 2 diabetes can be "clinically silent, " meaning you may not have any symptoms at all. The only sign that you have it may be the high blood sugar levels. This is very common! It is very important to treat the diabetes now, early on, before any symptoms or complications develop. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diabetes for a teen?

What are the signs of diabetes for a teen?

Typically: Children eat like a horse drink like a fish and lose weight rapidly...Like 10 pounds in a week for type 1 diabetes. Being overweight can lead to type 2 diabetes. A rash on the neck that looks like dirt and does not wash off is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. If concerned see your doctor as it is easily determined by a blood test. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the signs of diabetes?

Doctors, what are the signs of diabetes?

Many: There are many signs of diabetes. Some can be excessive thirst, frequent urination, blurry vision, unintended weight loss. These tend to occur in people who have very elevated blood sugars. Some people have no signs and are just diagnosed based on screening blood work. If you have concerns discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diabetes or thyroid problems?

What are the signs of diabetes or thyroid problems?

See full answer: Diabetes: increased thirst and urination with or without increased urination at night time. Bedwetting is also possible in children. If chronic and severe, may have nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain - more common in children -type 1 dm) thyroid: depends on whether thyroid is under active or overactive. Consider cehcking: american thyroid association website: http://www. Thyroid. Org/. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diabetes weight gain, dizziness, oder in urine, feel tired and out of energy all the time. Sleepy after eating.

What are the signs of diabetes weight gain, dizziness, oder in urine, feel tired and out of energy all the time. Sleepy after eating.

Insulin excess: You have signs of Insulin resistance, a preamble to diabetes in most people. Once diabetes sets in, you will start losing weight abnormally, not gaining. There is a good chance that with diet, exercise and weight loss, you can buy yourself some time, lower levels of insulin, lose weight and avoid diabetes. Please see your doctor and nutritionist. ...Read more

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Signs of diabetes?

Signs of diabetes?

Varies: Signs of diabetes are: frequent urination, thirst, blurry vision, hunger, fatigue, unexplained weight loss, frequent infections, wounds that heal slowly, tingling in hands or feet, or you can have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have diabetes?

How to tell if I have diabetes?

Blood study: See your medcal doctor for a blood study and he will tell you if you have diabetes. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have diabetes?

How to tell if I have diabetes?

HbA1c PeakAfterFood: Hba1c (reflects average blood sugar of last 2-3 months) the best way, optimal? 5.0%;? 6.5% considered dm. Even better is NMR particle test Insulin resistance score (can detect? 15 years prior to hba1c? 6.5%). At home method, check peak blood glucose, 20-90 min after high carb meal, highest should be? 140 mg/dl. But this must be done several times, more complex ; less effective; more hit ; miss. ...Read more

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What are some signs of diabetes?

What are some signs of diabetes?

Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars before person gets these symtoms- to try to catch it early in people with family history of diabetes. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have diabetes?

How do I tell if I have diabetes?

Go see your doctor: Assuming you are not pregnant, there are 4 ways to tell if you have diabetes. If you have classic symptoms such as increased hunger, increased thirst, increased urination, or blurred vision with random blood glucose =/>200, 2 hour 75 gram glucose tolerance test =/>200, fasting blood glucose =/>126 (x2) or hemoglobin A1c =/>6.5. Please go see your doctor to evaluate you. ...Read more

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