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Can diverticulitis and diverticulitis cause complications with diabetes?

Can diverticulitis and diverticulitis cause complications with diabetes?

Yes.: Diverticulitis, by definition, is a bacterial infection arising from a hole in the colon. Any infection may complicate the management of diabetes. ...Read more

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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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What are the causes and complications of low blood sugar if you have diabetes?

What are the causes and complications of low blood sugar if you have diabetes?

Yes it can: Low blood sugar can be caused by not eating enough at times but don't eat too much, you might have to eat 4-5 very small meals a day to stay steady. Too much Insulin or other diabetic meds can do it as well. ...Read more

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I have diabetes, will sepsis cause complications?

Yes: Sepsis causes diabetes to become uncontrolled, sometimes causing severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Diabetics have a higher risk of sepsis and dying from sepsis. ...Read more

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I have diabetes, can a rotavirus infection cause complications?

I have diabetes, can a rotavirus infection cause complications?

Yes.: Any infection can cause uncontrolled sugar swings. If you use a glucometer to check your sugars, you might want to be extra vigilant when you are ill. Also, be wary of dehydration with rotavirus, which can be compounded if your diabetes was not under control (a high blood sugar will cause you to urinate more). Good luck and have a low threshold for getting checked out by your physician! ...Read more

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Does pcod causes any complications when I am pregnant? Now I dont have diabetes , hypertension.

Does pcod causes any complications when I am pregnant? Now I dont have diabetes , hypertension.

PCOS: can slightly increase your risks of early termination, etc. but should be limited risk if you work closely with your doctors. ...Read more

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What causes uncontrolled urination in elders ? P.S the patient has diabetes

What causes uncontrolled urination in elders ? P.S the patient has diabetes

Diabetes: Poorly controlled diabetes can affect nerves to the bladder. Patients have trouble urinating and emptying their bladder completely. This causes frequent urination. ...Read more

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What causes diabetes?

What causes diabetes?

Diabetes Causes: There are different types of diabetes. I suspect you are talking about type 2 diabetes, which is caused by a perfect storm of genetic predisposition, obesity, high carb diet, and little or no exercise. ...Read more

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What causes diabetes 1?

What causes diabetes 1?

Antibodies: Type i diabetes is caused by antibodies that attack the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas so that they are no longer able to make insulin. ...Read more

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What can cause diabetes?

Diabetes cause: Type 2 diabetes is considered a polygenic disorder with multiple causes. Basically ine must have a genetic predisposition towards developing diabetes, be exposed to a particular environmental trigger (obesity, low viramin d, a virus or illness, a medication) which results in the inability of the pancreas to produce insulin. Over time blood sugars rise and one develops diabetes. ...Read more

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