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Most probably my father has psoriasis. He's diabetes, renal problems, hyper pigmentation all over body. Recently he's got severe itching. Suggestions?
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
I am scheduled for lithotripsy soon but read long term side effects may include diabetes ii, hypertension & renal damage. I'm terrified. Is this true?
Unlikely.: Most long-term studies have not demonstrated any increased risk for the diseases that you mentioned. Eswl has been used extensively worldwide for over 25 years without report of adverse events. ...Read more
What is life expectancy for male in early 60s who is afflicted with end stage renal disease, diabetes, and chf?
What are the lab tests to be done to identify the renal function in early stages of chronic diabetes?
Tests: Here is an article on what tests are useful: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/03/how-do-physicians-check-your-kidneys.Html. ...Read more
What tests can cousin do to know if his serum cretanine that came 1.4 is due to renal insufficiency caused by diabetes.Takes meds for last 15 yrs.
2 different things: For reasons we don't understand, sometimes the kidneys may allow some glucose to slip out into the urine even when the blood level of glucose is normal. This can be detected by a urine dipstick test. In diabetes, the blood level of glucose will be high. In some diabetics, the blood glucose gets so high that the sugar spills over into the urine also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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