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Fasting Glucose Of 136
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Diag w/ reactive hypoglycemia years ago. Just had a fasting insulin number of 8 (9-29 range) what does this mean? Strong family diabetes. I'm small
I have type 2 diabetes well controlled with meds. Recently face and arms/hands been tingling. What does this mean?
Overall cholesterol is good. Triglycerides are close to 300 (296) what does this mean for diabetes control? What causes this to rise, it was fine
Elevated tri's: A couple of things cause triglycerides to rise like having eaten a fatty meal prior to testing, suboptimally controlled diabetes, hypothyroidism, excessive alcohol intake and too much protein in your urine(so called nephrotic syndrome). For you it sounds like suboptimally controlled diabetes may be the culprit. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello dr.. My uncle is having type 2 diabetes since 12years. How can I control 200 fasting and same ppbs?
My fasting is 7 mmol and HbAic is 8% . Have I become a patient of diabetes or can I control it by diet and exercise?
Fasting blood sugar 126. Not diagnosed with diabetes. How quickly can i lower this before i am? Does this mean i do have it? Trying to avoid meds
You are at risk: for diabetes and perhaps even have it already with a fasting glucose 126, Diet, exercise, weight loss and sometimes a medication is prescribed even BEFORE you get a Diabetes Diagnosis- some think Metformin can prevent Diabetes in a pre-diabetic, SInce you have PCOS this medication may be appropriate to lower you risk of complications in the future. ...Read more
What does IFG mean in terms of future likelihood of developing Type 2 Diabetes? Can someone with IFG ever reverse to a state of normal fasting gluc?
IFG and diabetes: Hi. IFG is a gray zone between normal fasting glucose and diabetes; such gray zones also exist for the 2-hour glucose tolerance test ant the A1c. Collectively, they are now prediabetes, because the risk of developing diabetes from prediabetes is much higher than from the "normal" category. Lifestyle modification and metformin have both been shown to reduce/delay progression to diabetes from predia ...Read more
I recently had a fasting blood sugar test and it came back high. 102. Does that mean I have diabetes? This is the first time i've ever had this high
I have tested fasting blood sugar and result is 293 mg/dL
But i dont have any symtons for diabetes.
Please give suggestion to control my glucose.
See doc, change diet: Hopefully, the machine is wrong. But you need to not count on that and check with your doc and get evaluated. In the meantime, exercise and cut the sugar from your diet and if you need to lose some weight, get started on a healthy weight loss diet (count calories!).High protein diets are not good ones (more studies showing this all the time). ...Read more
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