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Side effects of diabetes medicine?

Side effects of diabetes medicine?

Depends: There are many diabetes medicine. Each has its own side effects. In general, the one we fear the most is low blood sugar. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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What are the side effects of diabetes?

What are the side effects of diabetes?

Complications: Complications of diabetes, which can be silent (you don't feel the damage of diabetes) and can include eye damage, heart disease (heart attacks), stroke, kidney damage, and nerve damage. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of diabetes?

What are the long term effects of diabetes?

Many problems: Untreated or uncontrolled diabetes can lead to kidney disease/failure, retinopathy and possible blindness, impotence (erectile dysfunction), gastroparesis (severe stomach pain and vomitting due to inadequate emptying), foot ulcers and risk of amputation of toes or legs, neuropathy (pins-and-needles sensation mostly in arms & legs), heart disease and possible heart attack & stroke, infection, etc. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of diabetes ?

What are the most common side effects of diabetes ?

poorly controlled..: Then suffer with eye disease-blindness risk; nerve disease- limb ulcers, infections -amputations; kidney disease-dialsis; heart attacks, strokes. But if well controlled can markedly reduce risk of all of these, and have normal life, no complications, normal life span. ...Read more

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What are the dietary causes and effects of diabetes?

What are the dietary causes and effects of diabetes?

Unhealthy lifestyle: Hi. The typical American diet is part of an unhealthy lifestyle full of fast food, processed food, white bread, saturated fat, & simple sugar. Might I suggest whole grains, legumes, nuts, healthy oils (canola & olive), fruits & veggies, lean meats, nonfat dairy?! And regular exercise. Healthy lifestyle would go a long way toward fixing the epidemic of obesity & type 2 diabetes seen in the world! ...Read more

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Dr i am 23 and diabetic .. weight is 87 kgs .. dr how can i stop ageing effects of diabetes?

Dr i am 23 and diabetic .. weight is 87 kgs .. dr how can i stop ageing effects of diabetes?

Control diabetes: You don't say if you have Type 1 or 2 or how tall you are, so I don't know if you're overweight. The better you control your diabetes the less it will affect you. If overweight losing weight will help. A raw vegan diet can reverse Type 2 and improve Type 1. See http://tinyurl.com/yzamemc and http://tinyurl.com/qekmre3 Take good multivitamin, avoid sugars & starches, consider Ayurveda & homeopathy. ...Read more

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What exactly is the effects of diabetes type 2?

See below: With type 2 diabetes, your body either resists the effects of Insulin , a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into your cells , or doesn't produce enough Insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. Untreated, type 2 diabetes can be life-threatening. More common in adults, type 2 diabetes increasingly affects children as childhood obesity increases.See your doctor if you're concerned! ...Read more

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Please describe to me the effects of diabetes on oral health?

Please describe to me the effects of diabetes on oral health?

Elevate disease risk: Non controlled diabetics have increase risk of infection, and in the mouth, increased risk for gum disease. ...Read more

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