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Diabetes Type I
Insulin Insensitivty: Obesity(fat) requires massive amounts of Insulin from the pancreas to store "the product". Additionally, the pancreas becomes depleted of Insulin or "the product" acts as its' own "production facility" decreasing its' sensitivity for Insulin to act. Either way diabetes then becomes more difficult to treat leading to the term a "brittle" diabetic with all the compiications thereof including death. ...Read more
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
I have diabetes type II i always use prandin tablets thrice a day sir I have problem my insurance not approved prandin tab. Is there any generic tab
How many times can I take glucovance ( metrofin 500+ 5mg daonil) to control my diabetes type 2. I now take it once daily but my levels are high 200 ?
Can sugar alone(from soda)cause diabetes type 2? I eat healthily and am 146 pounds and 6 feet tall, I drink 2 litres of coke over a span of two days
I have diabetes type 2 .. I just got hugh blood sugar levels its on 16,5 yesterday i had the same ...and i got back all the symtptoms when i first got diabetes type 2 drink alot and takin a leak alot... Like why has this out of nowhere got that high bloo
High blood sugar: There are many reasons why you might have high blood sugar, usually related to the therapy you are using to control your diabetes. You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible. If your blood sugar level is above 200 you really should go to the nearest Emergency facility right now! ...Read more
I'm worried because my sister has been diagnosed with diabetes type 1 but I am not. What are risk of my children getting diabetes, what do you suggest?
Cause is NOT known: Type ii diabetes has a strong genetic component, but not so much for type1. The exact cause is unknown but believed to be an autoimmune process (body attacks itself). If mom has type 1, child has 3% chance; if father has it, then kid has about 6% of developing it, comparing to type2 of about 25+%, up to 50% if both parents have diabetes. Best bet is keep healthy! good luck and happy new year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type 1 diabetes diet: Most type one diabetics are not overweight, so I'm wondering if you are truly a type 1 diabetic. Maybe you just mean that you are taking Insulin shots? Either way, you would need to only take on a "diet" under the approval and supervision of a physician comfortable with managing that. ...Read more
I'm worried because my sister has diabetes type 1 and i don't what is the risk gor my children to have diabetes type 1, what do you suggest?
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