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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