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Sterility/ hygiene: How well is your diabetes controlled? How sterile is the tattoo parlor's equipment? Tattoing can lead to infections with organisms like clostridium tetani, streptococcus pyogenes, staphylococcus aureus pseudomonas aeruginosa, haemophilus ducreyi, treponema pallidum & mycobacterium leprae. It can cause illnesses like sepsis, impetigo, tetanus & erysipelas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Any part: As long as the equipment is properly maintained, sterilized and operated. ...Read more
Not a good idea.: In people with diabetes, the legs, especially the lower legs and feet are at high risk for small vessel circulation problems that means that they are more likely to get an infection and to have trouble clearing any infection that may develop. This is true even if the diabetes is under good control. ...Read more
Hello. I am a diabetic patient with type 1 diabetes. Insulin depender. I am 18 years old. Can I have a tattoo ?
No it can't: The only way to be infected with HepC is through exposure to infected blood via accidental needlestick, transfusion, tattooing or sharing needles, and in some instances sexual contact. HepC infected mothers can transmit the virus to their newborns about 5% of the time. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Can't use carbs: Diabetes mellitus simply is the inability to utilize carbs, sugars by your body. It can be from a few different reasons, both related to a hormone called insulin. In some cases your body has no insulin, in some cases your body is resistant to insulin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
123's of ABC's: Diabetes is all about numbers but letters too...Be sure you know the 123's of your abc's a - a1c: <7.0% but individualize b - blood pressure: <130/<80 c - cholesterol: LDL <100 & <70 if high risk for heart disease d - diet: carbohydrate count e - exercise: 150 minutes/week of moderate intensity exercise f - figure: 10% weight loss g - glucose: fasting = 70-130 & peak 1-2 hour after eating = <180. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
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