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Difference of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in obesity?

Difference of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in obesity?

Bad for both: Obesity can adversely affect diabetes control for both type 1 and type 2. In general, type 2 patients are more obese because of Insulin resistance. For both group, exercise/diet control remains key in controlling diabetes. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

A condition in which a person has too much body fat, with a BMI greater than 30. This indicates the person is not in in good health. It is not the same as being overweight because weight can come from other things like muscle, bone, ...Read more


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Can leptin hormone of fat cells treat type 1 diabetes?

Can leptin hormone of fat cells treat type 1 diabetes?

No: High leptin levels signify leptin insensitivity - becomes inflammatory marker. Instead if you have diabetes taking chromium supplements 6000mcg per day -as 2000mcg three times a day helps with weight loss fish rich food helps body respond to leptin again. ...Read more

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Can insulin affect weight loss in type 2 diabetics?

Can insulin affect weight loss in type 2 diabetics?

Yes: Insulin is an anabolic hormone, and can cause the weight to increase in type 2 diabetics. ...Read more

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Is type 1 diabetes genetic?

Is type 1 diabetes genetic?

NO, but...: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition and so can strike anyone. But some ethnicities are more prone to it and so are some families. Generally, first order family members of an affected person have a slightly higher chance. Identical twin has almost 50% chance of incidence. See below for more info. ...Read more

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Does hypoglycemia cause weight gain in type 1 diabetics?

Does hypoglycemia cause weight gain in type 1 diabetics?

Yes: Because means your on too much insulin. Brain increases your appetite to try to avoid hypoglycemia, and the excess Insulin will store the extra calories your eating to prevent the hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Is type 2 diabetes genetic?

Is type 2 diabetes genetic?

Partially: It has a strong genetic component but is also strongly tied to lifestyle habits. If you have close relatives with type 2 diabetes you have a better chance of developing it. You can also develop it with poor diet, lack of exercise and obesity. Use caution with carbs and fats. These types of foods trigger Insulin in our bodies and lead to Insulin resistance and eventual diabetes. ...Read more

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Can type 2 diabetes turn into type 1 diabetes?

Can type 2 diabetes turn into type 1 diabetes?

No: Type 2 diabetes is an Insulin resistant form of diabetes. Many but not all persons with type 2 end up on Insulin over time because their bodies lose the ability to make enough Insulin to meet their needs. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. It is therefore an Insulin deficient form and always requires Insulin therapy. ...Read more

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What hormone imbalance leads to the type II diabetes mellitus disorder?

What hormone imbalance leads to the type II diabetes mellitus disorder?

It is a problem of y: Yoru pancreas secreting enough Insulin when you need it. The types of diabetes i and ii also affect your bodies response to sugar intake (or carb). Basically you need to see a doctor when you have diabetes. You also need to get a glucose meter so you can monitor it yourself. That you can buy over the counter. In general fasting (early morning) glucose is one goal.. And then over the day... ...Read more

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Can diabetes mellitus type 1 have tattoo?

Can diabetes mellitus type 1 have tattoo?

Yes, but...: Diabetic patients always at greater risk of infection from it than normal people... So avoid , but if 'insist' , do when sugars well controlled. ...Read more

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Can high cholesterol cause type II diabetes mellitus?

Can high cholesterol cause type II diabetes mellitus?

No: Both diabetes and high cholesterol have same risk factors and usually occur together. ...Read more

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Is gestational diabetes a form of type 2 or type 1 diabetes?

Is gestational diabetes a form of type 2 or type 1 diabetes?

Neither: It is really a separate type, one that occurs in pregnancy. It is more like type2, but treated more like type1. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can type 1 diabetes be hereditary?

Can type 1 diabetes be hereditary?

Not directly: Type 1 diabetes occurs more often in some ethnic groups;higher in caucasions much lower in asians.Susceptability from parent to child may approximate 5%, but that means~95% don't.It occurs more often in populations susceptable to auto-immune disorders and may arise in someone with a previous problem like autoimmune hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can type 1 diabetes be hereditary?

Can type 1 diabetes be hereditary?

Yes: It is thought to be hereditary. If you have a child with diabetes, your other children have a one in 20 chance of developing diabetes, which is much greater than the population ( one in 300) ...Read more

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How does managing type 1 juvenile diabetes change in the teen years?

How does managing type 1 juvenile diabetes change in the teen years?

Compliance: It's not unusual for well controlled kids to become poorly controlled teens.It can be cuz growing bodies (puberty!) have different Insulin needs, having diabetes makes them feel different from peers so they avoid diabetes care when not at home, or teenagers' feeling of invincibility makes them think missing some testing & Insulin is ok.Support group for your teen&you can help&don't miss appointments. ...Read more

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What pattern of heredity does type 1 diabetes follow?

What pattern of heredity does type 1 diabetes follow?

I am not sure: In most cases of type 1 diabetes, people need to inherit risk factors from both parents. We think these factors must be more common in whites because whites have the highest rate of type 1 diabetes. Because most people who are at risk do not get diabetes, researchers want to find out what the environmental triggers are. ...Read more

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Can type 1 von willie-brand disease cause a tummy tuck?

Can type 1 von willie-brand disease cause a tummy tuck?

Yes with precautions: You can under go tummy tuck type i von willebrand factor xi will be low , you have to let surgeon and anesthesiologist have to know, to get ready with factor xi if needed , type ii needs factor to prevent bleeding type iii besides xi , viii will be low and behaves like hemophelia. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes type 1)?

What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes type 1)?

Lack of insulin: Due to destruction of the Insulin producing cells of the pancreas, the body is incapable of making insulin. It often, but not always, occurs in children and young adults. It must be treated with insulin. Type 2 is due to the body's inability to use Insulin efficiently. It can be treated either with pills or insulin, and usually, but not always, occurs in adults. ...Read more

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