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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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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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It'd be possible that a diabetic get their nosed pierced?

It'd be possible that a diabetic get their nosed pierced?

They can but: But if they should is a different question--diabetics are at higher risk of infection and a piercing could lead to infection. They can bungee jump too--but that doesn't mean it's safe. ...Read more

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If you have been diagnosed a diabetic, then a diff Dr says you're pre-d. You have 3 FPG 129,141,127 w a1c 5.9, is the diagnosis that crucial?

If you have been diagnosed a diabetic, then a diff Dr says you're pre-d. You have 3 FPG 129,141,127 w a1c 5.9, is the diagnosis that crucial?

Two related: diagnoses differing only in intensity. This adds up to the need for you to change your lifestyle, e.g., diet and exercise, w/guidance from your doc. 50% of USA population is now pre-diabetic or diabetic. The damage this does to body eventually is great. I'm glad someone is helping you catch this early. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes insipidus (d.I.)?

What kind of condition is diabetes insipidus (d.I.)?

Missing ADH (vasopressin): Anti diuretic hormone helps concentrate the urine to keep the body's sodium and water levels balanced. If the brain does not make enough ADH (vasopressin) or of the kidney ignores the adh, (vasopressin) a person can urinate too much dilute urine, becoming hypernatremic (high sodium) and dehydrated. Can be genetic, due to head trauma, brain tumor, infection, anorexia, idiopathic. ...Read more

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It'd be possible that a person with diabetes eat natural sugar from fruits?

It'd be possible that a person with diabetes eat natural sugar from fruits?

Yes: The sugars in fruit are the same as sugar from a 10 lb bag of grocery store sugar. There are some advantages to "natural" sugar (vitamins, fiber, slow absorbtion), but the risks are identical to the usual stuff. ...Read more

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My bro is diabetic since14.Since15, his school degrees changed from(a)to(d).Now he's21, still can't focus in studying for long time.What's wrong with him

My bro is diabetic since14.Since15, his school degrees changed from(a)to(d).Now he's21, still can't focus in studying for long time.What's wrong with him

Focus and diabetes: Assuming you brother is a type 1 diabetic, there could be a few things. One is poor blood sugar control which can really effect many cognitive functions of the brain. Thyroid disorders are more common in type 1 diabetics which is another possible cause. The last is depression which is quite common in young and older diabetics. Hope this helped ...Read more

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Who gets diabetes 1?

Who gets diabetes 1?

Usually children: Though it has been found in persons up in their thirties. Then sometimes it is harder to distinguish which type it is and takes more time and further testing. ...Read more

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Symptoms of diabetes?

Symptoms of diabetes?

Symptoms of diabetes: Thirsty alot, hungry alot and peeing a lot (polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria). ...Read more

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How to cure diabetes?

How to cure diabetes?

No cure: At present, there is no cure, only control. Visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diabetes_mellitus or do a VIrtual Consult: www.healthtap.com/DrJones - Virtual Consult code: YACZAZ ...Read more

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Symptoms of diabetes?

Symptoms of diabetes?

Thirst : Typical symptoms are thirst, frequent urination(more than usual). Easy enough to check and treat so see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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How to cure diabetes?

How to cure diabetes?

No cure: There is no "cure" for diabetes. There is some evidence that pancreatic islet cell transplants may be effective, and recent european research on gastric bypass has shown benefit. For type 2 diabetes, the "cure" is usually related to weight loss, exercise, and healthy diet. For type 1 diabetes, the loss of pancreatic endocrine function, and therefore insulin, is permanent. ...Read more

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How to cure diabetes?

How to cure diabetes?

You cannot: "cure" Diabetes at this point (BUT a CURE IS ON THE HORIZEN) You can take steps to avoid the full blown disease (If it is TYPE 2) by keeping your weight in normal limits and EXERCISING! I need more information and so do you Consider a Health Tap Prime Concierge Appointment! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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How to stop diabetes ?

How to stop diabetes
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Stop diabetes: You could prevent the development of type 2 diabetes and probably slow the progression of type 2 diabetes by exercising, eating healthy and controlling your weight. You could also take medications to keep it under control. ...Read more

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Symptoms for diabetes?

Symptoms for diabetes?

Classics: Include: extreme thirst; eat a lot but always hungry; pee a lot; blurred vision; decreased energy despite eating a lot; weight loss; fatigue; poor concentration; fruity odor on breath; frequent infections. ...Read more

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Can diabetes be cured?

Can diabetes be cured?

Usually not: The pancreas gland makes insulin, which is required because insulin makes blood sugar go into cells (blood sugar is the fuel for cells). In Type 2 diabetes, a person eats too much and puts lots of sugar into his blood daily. As time goes by, he overworks his pancreas by demanding lots of insulin from the gland. If he stops his bad habits early in Type 2 diabetes, his pancreas might not "burn out." ...Read more

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Is diabetes reversible?

Is diabetes reversible?

It can be controlled: Perfectly, but never cured as no diet or medication gets rid of genes that caused it so must alwaystreat yourself as if your at risk for it ie: never stop your diet. ...Read more

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What is type I diabetes?

What is type I diabetes?

Insulin deficiency: Type i dm is an autoimmune disorder that affects both males and females and is characterized by immune destruction of the Insulin producing cells, called the beta cells, in the pancreas. Such destruction will lead to a state of Insulin deficiency and cause the affected individual to be Insulin dependent in order to sustain life. Presently, there is effective treatment, not cure. Research is ongoin. ...Read more

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