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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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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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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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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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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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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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I am a diabetic for 12 yrs and keep getting boilswhat can I do for this problem?

I am a diabetic for 12 yrs and keep getting boilswhat can I do for this problem?

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 more

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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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What are symptoms of being a diabetic?

What are symptoms of being a diabetic?

Many symptoms: There are many possible symptoms to diabetes, a condition where one's blood sugar is elevated. These symptoms may include excessive thirst, excessive urination, disrupted sleep, hunger, unusual weight loss, fatigue, slow healing, frequent infections, blurred vision, tingling to the extremities, etc. In addition, some may notice no symptoms when first diagnosed through blood tests. ...Read more

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