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Symptoms 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Recently begun to show some of the signs of diabetes, how much weight could a diabetic lose in 4 weeks with the absence of insulin?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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