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Doctor insights on: Diet Treatment Of Diabetes

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario Dr. Del rosario
Addiction Medicine
30 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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My dad can't exercise because of his disk but needs to so that he can get the disk treatment and help diabetes. What alternative method is there?

My dad can't exercise because of his disk but needs to so that he can get the disk treatment and help diabetes. What alternative method is there?

There are other: Ways. He has to be on a proper diet, and can use stationary bike for little impact and can also use form of hand/arm ergometer. Ask around, especially the exercise places for these things. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


Dr. Natalie Hodge Dr. Hodge
Pediatrics
22 years in practice
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
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Can there be a treatment for diabetes?

Can there be a treatment for diabetes?

Yes, Regarding Type2: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Hodge Dr. Hodge
Pediatrics
22 years in practice
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
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How much can treatment for diabetes cost?

How much can treatment for diabetes cost?

Type 2 a few bucks: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. This platform is just a couple of dollars. walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884 ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher Dr. Fisher
Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the newest treatment for diabetes?

What is the newest treatment for diabetes?

Older is better.: Newest treatments are not as effective, safe or inexpensive as the old standards: metformin, sulfonylureas, and insulin. ...Read more

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz Dr. Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
48 years in practice
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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What will be the future treatment for diabetes?

What will be the future treatment for diabetes?

Many new drug: Classes being evaluated will be able to control diabetes very well , along with current meds, without risk of weight gain or low blood sugar for type 1 diabetes, 'artificial pancreas' coming sooner than later. ...Read more

Dr. Claude Parola Dr. Parola
Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
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What is the most typical treatment for diabetes?

What is the most typical treatment for diabetes?

Depends: That depends on the type of diabetes you have, type i vs type ii, also on how advance you daibetes is, that is do you have complactions of diabetes already such as renal failure, diabetic retinopathy, neuropathy ect... Sometimes diet and exercise alone can keep your diabetes under control, there are a wide range of diabetic treatments available, you and your doctor should discuss your options. ...Read more

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Dr. Swati Avashia Dr. Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
19 years in practice
West Virginia University School of Medicine
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What is standard treatment for type two diabetes?

What is standard treatment for type two diabetes?

Customized: It really depends on the severity of diabetes and other factors like presence/absence of liver or kidney disease. First medication is often either a sulfonylurea or metformin. Here is a link you ay find helpful: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/diabetes-treatment/da00089. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Rhinehart Dr. Rhinehart
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
25 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Has the treatment of diabetes changed over the years?

Has the treatment of diabetes changed over the years?

Dramatically : The treatment options of diabetes have changed dramatically in the us. Metformin was approved for use in the mid 1990's and since then 9 more classes of diabetes medications have been added as treatment options including a new class just approved in 4/2013. Prior to metformin we had just Insulin and one class of oral medication (sulfonylureas). Many new insulins have been added since then as well. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Heston Dr. Heston
Family Medicine
25 years in practice
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
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I want to know about the latest treatment for diabetes?

I want to know about the latest treatment for diabetes?

GLP-1 and DPP-4: Some of the newer medications for type ii diabetes include the glp-1 agonists Exenatide and liraglutide and the dpp-4 inhibitors sitagliptin , saxagliptin, and linagliptin. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen Dr. Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
years in practice
Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is the medical treatment for diabetes that is best?

Options: If you are a type 1 diabetic, the treatment is insulin. If you are type 2 diabetic, the first drug to start on (if you have no contraindications) is metformin. If it is still not controlling your diabetes, then addition of other meds or Insulin might be needed. When choosing the Next Choice after metformin, choose agents that don't cause weight gain. Diet/exercise is needed for both diabetes type. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith Dr. Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
40 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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What about glcovance 5/500 mg in treatment of diabetes?

What about glcovance 5/500 mg in treatment of  diabetes?

Glucovance (glyburide and metformin): Is excellent. Can have low glucose with it. Diet content and timing is essential. ...Read more

Dr. Liesa Harte Dr. Harte
Family Medicine
25 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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What is the latest medicine in the treatment of diabetes?

What is the latest medicine in the treatment of diabetes?

Pharmaceutical?: Are you asking about a drug or medical knowledge. Lifestyle is the most powerful treatment of all! ...Read more

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Dr. William Haynes Dr. Haynes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
33 years in practice
University of Sheffield Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Which is the most effective and cheap treatment for diabetes?

Which is the most effective and cheap treatment for diabetes?

Metformin: Metformin is clearly the best drug for type 2 diabetes, and it is generic and cheap. Metformin is also the only drug shown to reduce heart disease and stroke in type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge Dr. Rutledge
Internal Medicine
37 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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I have diabetes and highperparathyoridism what is treatment ?

I have diabetes and highperparathyoridism what  is treatment ?

See endocrinologist: Hyperparathyroidism and diabetes together are complex medical issues that do require evaluation and management by an experienced endocrinologist. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr Dr. Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
37 years in practice
The Dental School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
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Need expert advice! where to find best treatment for diabetes?

Need expert advice! where to find best treatment for diabetes?

Answered Many Times: Diabetes mellitus is elevated glucose, defined by ada as hba1c ?6.5%, optimal ?5.0%. Thus cut all food carbs/sugars, the primary driver of ?glucose, exercise (triggers burning sugar & fat), reduce body fat (sugar from food stored as fat). For type ii, add glp-1 analogue slowly (victoza (liraglutide) has best track record), consider metformin. Most other dm meds lower but advance dm & problems, thus avoid. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid Dr. Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Can you tell me treatment modalities for diabetes in young adults?

Can you tell me treatment modalities for diabetes in young adults?

Depends: Everyone needs diet, exercise, education, monitoring, complication prevention and control of BP and lipids. Type 1 needs Insulin from the beginning. Type 2 needs weight loss and probably oral medication, but can need Insulin as well in some cases. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Unger Dr. Unger
Family Medicine
37 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Is there any new and advanced treatment for diabetes in order to completely be cured from it?

Is there any new and advanced treatment for diabetes in order to completely be cured from it?

No: No. If found early diet and exercise with weight reduction is the best hope for return to normal pancreatic function. ...Read more

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi Dr. Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
17 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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What is the most promising treatment for diabetes that will come on the market in the near future?

What is the most promising treatment for diabetes that will come on the market in the near future?

Artificial pancreas: With regards to type i diabetes (and all forms of insulin-dependent diabetes), the artifical pancrease (pancrelipase) "so called closed loop system" will become the most revolutionary intervention ever since Insulin was discovered back in 1922. For those who are recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, incretins (glp-1 agonoists) are showing promising results. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid Dr. Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Wanted to know where can I find good information about diabetes treatment and diabetes management?

Wanted to know where can I find good information about diabetes treatment and diabetes management?

ADA/AACE: Diabetes.Org (american diabetes association) aace.Com (american association of clinical endocrinologists) endo-society.Org (endocrine society) jdrf.Org (juvenile diabetes research foundation) or from your local diabetes center, diabetes nurse educator, endocrinologist. ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss Dr. Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
24 years in practice
New York Medical College
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Diabetes type1. Is there any treatment? Can a man be 100 percent treated? At any cost tell me please. I have my child 10years and have diabetes type1.

Diabetes type1. Is there any treatment? Can a man be 100 percent treated? At any cost tell me please. I have my child 10years and have diabetes type1.

No cure yet: Insulin is the only treatment available to patients with type 1 diabetes. The artificial pancreas is being developed but will take some time to be commercially available to patients. Researchers are working hard towards finding a cure. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
3,305 doctors shared insights

Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more