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I was new in diabetea disease.. Is there some one explain to me what is diabetes type 1 and type 2? Thank you...

I was new in diabetea disease.. Is there some one explain to me what is diabetes type 1 and type 2? Thank you...

Type 1 vs type 2: To use an analogy, Insulin is like a taxicab that takes sugar from the blood and delivers it into cells where it can be used or stored.Without insulin, the sugar can do nothing but build up in the blood, making it thick and spilling into the urine. In type 1, you no longer make insulin, so you must give it all by shot.In type 2 you make some, but not enough for your size.Extra is often given. ...Read more

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My husband (53) got a a1c test. Doctor told him it's diabetes type 1. Is it possible to know which type is it with only one test?!?

My husband (53) got a a1c test.
Doctor told him it's diabetes type 1. Is it possible to know which type is it with only one test?!?

Missing data: Type 1 DM is a diabetes usually diagnosed in 10 year old kids who lose their ability to make ANY insulin. Type 2 is generally found in overweight or older adults who can still make some insulin. The A1C tests just correlated with the blood sugar levels over the preceding 3 months. When high it suggests an abnormal glucose metabolism but does not give a cause. I think someone is confused. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of diabetes type 1?

What are symptoms of diabetes type 1?

Common signs: Normally you will see increased thirst and hunger accompanied by increased frequency of urination. ...Read more

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Whats diabetes type 1 and 2 difference?

Whats diabetes type 1 and 2 difference?

Insulin production: Type 1 dm is common in childhood & generally occurs after an infection kills off the Insulin production in the body. Insulin injections or pumps are the basic rx. Type 2 generally applies to adults who make Insulin but their body shows resistance to its effects & they need meds to help their existing Insulin work better or Insulin supplements. ...Read more

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Difference diabetes type 1 and 2 causes?

Difference diabetes type 1 and 2 causes?

Genes: Type 1 diabetes is typically genetic although environmental factors may trigger the disease. Type 2 diabetes has a genetic predisposition, but can be brought on by non-genetic causes such as chronically poor diet and inactivity. ...Read more

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What were your symptoms of diabetes type 1?

What were your symptoms of diabetes type 1?

Many: Increased thirst and frequent urination. As excess sugar builds up in your bloodstream, fluid is pulled from your tissues. This may leave you thirsty. As a result, you may drink — and urinate — more than usual.Extreme hunger, weight loss. Fatigue. If your cells are deprived of sugar, you may become tired and irritable.Blurred vision. ...Read more

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How can we detect diabetes type 1 by its signs?

How can we detect diabetes type 1 by its signs?

3 P's: Polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia urinate a lot, thirst, hunger, fatigue but diabetes usually starts months/years before with no symptoms; that's why routine screening needs to be preformed , especially in folks with family history of type 1 diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of diabetes type 1?

What are the characteristics of diabetes type 1?

Drinking/ Urinating: My daughter's presentation was classic, intense thirst, frequent urination, tired all the time, headaches, and weight loss over the course of several weeks. Bedwetting, also can happen! Definitely check your urine for glucose or buy an over the counter glucose meter and check your blood glucose with these symptoms! Its easy to stop here with insulin and prevent from progressing to coma! ...Read more

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What are the main risk factors of diabetes type 1?

What are the main risk factors of diabetes type 1?

Largely unknown : Apart from a slight increased risk if parents are affected, no risk factors can be identified. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for diabetes type 1?

Is there a cure for diabetes type 1?

Not Yet: No Cure for diabetes yet, but there is exciting research to help " close the loop" of blood sugar management. An insulin pump can bolus insulin according to blood sugar measurements from a continuous glucose monitor via a computer algorithm in an iPhone or android (methyltestosterone) phone. Outpatient studies are promising and there are several academic centers developing and studying this technology now! ...Read more

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Is diabetes type 1 dominate or recessive trait?

Is diabetes type 1 dominate or recessive trait?

Neither: The tendency toward this disorder is influenced by heredity but not transmitted as a dominant or recessive. It falls into a category called "multifactorial" in which the genes in several different locations & possibly several chromosomes may come into play.Many conditions with about 5% inheritance risk fall into this category. ...Read more

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Could a car accident trigger diabetes (type 1)?

Could a car accident trigger diabetes (type 1)?

No: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease and trauma should play no role in causing it. Having said that, type 1 diabetes may be silent for a long time before it causes symptoms, and significant stressors are often the cause of why one gets a glucose checked in the first place, and thus often (coincidentally) associated with the discovery of the condition. ...Read more

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What to do if I have diabetes type 1 and i want to go on a diet?

What to do if I have diabetes type 1 and i want to go on a diet?

If have good control: See nutritionist- calculate calories eating now, and in new diet reduce Insulin proportionately to decrease in calories- follow sugars closely, as that is an estimate- and work with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I am suffering from diabetes type 1, kindly suggest me a remedy?

Insulin: Is only therapy- occasionally meds used in type 2 diabetes also help, but always with insulin. ...Read more

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Best diet for type 1 diabetics?

Best diet for type 1 diabetics?

Rewiew every year: Type 1 diabetics should review their diet with a registerd dietician every year. If you are not doing so , call the hospital near you, they should have a team or dietician that can help you out. ...Read more

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Can diabetes mellitus type 1 have tattoo?

Can diabetes mellitus type 1 have tattoo?

Yes, but...: Diabetic patients always at greater risk of infection from it than normal people... So avoid , but if 'insist' , do when sugars well controlled. ...Read more

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Can having a pancreas transplant cure type 1 diabete?

Can having a pancreas transplant cure type 1 diabete?

Pancreas transplant: Type 1 diabetics do not make insulin, but if they get a transplant, the new pancreas would make Insulin and the sugars would be normal. It is like having a biologic Insulin pump that works perfectly. It is not a cure, but it is currently the most effective treatment available. The downside: it involves a big operation, lifelong immunosuppresion and is only offered to select individuals. ...Read more

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What percentage of a type 1 diabetic father's children will be type 1 diabetics also?

What percentage of a type 1 diabetic father's children will be type 1 diabetics also?

Low: In the past I have read the risk is at or less than 5% in any offspring of a type one.The risk of type 2 would be a separate issue and relate to the risk in the general population. You will be aware and more vigilant to the symptoms than most, and I would not make this a reason to avoid parenthood. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes type 1)?

What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes type 1)?

Lack of insulin: Due to destruction of the Insulin producing cells of the pancreas, the body is incapable of making insulin. It often, but not always, occurs in children and young adults. It must be treated with insulin. Type 2 is due to the body's inability to use Insulin efficiently. It can be treated either with pills or insulin, and usually, but not always, occurs in adults. ...Read more

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Diabetes, Type 1 (Definition)

A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to produce energy. ...Read more