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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
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.
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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