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Dr. Carol Cheney
Board Certified, Endocrinology
39 years in practice
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How do I determine if diabetic vitreopathy is what i have?

How do I determine if diabetic vitreopathy is what i have?

Eye exam: You should have a careful examination by an opthalmologist, ideally one who specializes in the eye problems associated with diabetes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What is diabetic vitreopathy?

What is diabetic vitreopathy?

eye center changes: The vitreous is the gel that fills the inside of the back of the eye. When diabetes gets out of control, changes can occur in the retinal vessels and secondarily in the vitreous gel which can threaten vision and the health of the eye. If the vitreous is affected it is termed among other things, 'diabetic vitreopathy'. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. Johnnie Alston
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Is yogurt safe to use for diabetic skin wounds?

Is yogurt safe to use for diabetic skin wounds?

No: There are many topical medications for diabetic wounds but i would not use yogurt. Triple antibioic ointments, or prescription creams are available. ...Read more

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Dr. David Cohen
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
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Dr. Timothy Ashley
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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How do you know your a diabetic?

How do you know your a diabetic?

Get tested: Excessive thirst, excessive urination, unintentional weight loss, and low energy are signs of diabetes. However, early diabetes is frequently asymptomatic. With symptoms and/or risk factors, the only way to know for sure is through a blood test. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
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He is diabetic,what do you men reccomend for best sex results ?

He is diabetic,what do you men reccomend for best sex results ?

Emotional support: Mood and healthy life style and exercise will improve his sexual activity. Foreplay will also improve performance ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Williams
Board Certified, Pediatrics
33 years in practice
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Hi iam a diabetic and want to switch on lchf diet what do u suggest?

Hi iam a diabetic and want to switch on lchf diet what do u suggest?

Diabetes: A diabetic diet is a low carb diet. Before trying it, talk to your doctor. High fat may not be the best choice, for a diabetic. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Maughon
Board Certified, Pain Management
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Is it possible for a 28yr old female newly diagnosis type2 diabetic that eats healthy and exercises live 50+years?

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 more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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How do I know I am diabetic?

How do I know I am diabetic?

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 more

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Dr. Khurram Khan
Board Certified, Wound care
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I am a diabetic and im having trouble getting a sensation when stimulated. What can I do or take to help?

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 more

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