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My husband is 37. Found 3 days ago that he is diabetic. Today his fasting sample resulted 320mg/dl. He is not under any medication. Please help.
Is it possible for a 28yr old female newly diagnosis type2 diabetic that eats healthy and exercises live 50+years?
Diabetes: Yes. With lifestyle changes and yearly exams it is. Do you smoke? If so quit. Are you overweight check with your doctor about a weight loss program not only will you fill better your diabetes will improve. Exercise, exercise , diet these are important. Control your bp. All of these are important but especially for someone with diabetes. The mention of exercise twice was not a typo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a Doctot: Usually your fasting glucose should be less than 105, and 2 hours after a meal not more than 160. Another reliable test is a blood test called hga1c which should be less than 6. Another test is 2 hours glucose tolerance test. All these are done in your dictor's office. Besides all these hostort is very important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Check his blood sugar first and determine high or low or normal. Contact your physician with his symptoms and readings to get advice on what to do. If it's low <70-80 give him carbs like OJ, crackers, glucose oral tabs or gel and call doctor for further instructions. Call EMS/911 or drive him to ER if instructed for severe symptoms with high or low blood sugars persisting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am a diabetic and im having trouble getting a sensation when stimulated. What can I do or take to help?
Multiple remedies: Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage and therefore can never be 100% restored. To improve and prevent further deterioration diet and exercise is the key. Keep blood sugars under control. Stop smoking (affects circulation to nerves) limit alcohol use which destroys nerves. Vit. B may levels should be checked and supplemented as required. Narcotics will mask the symptoms but won’t resolve the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Control sugars: This can be frustrating, because infections raise your sugars, and high sugars raise the likelihood of infection. Sometimes a longer course of antibiotics can be used to suppress the boils for long enough to allow you and your doctor to get your blood sugars under good control. Showers are preferable to baths to prevent re-infection, and an anti-bacterial soap may be helpful as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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