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I am wondering what herbs help treat diabetes insipidus?

I am wondering what herbs help treat diabetes insipidus?

None: Only vasopressin which is ADH hormone will treat central diabetes insipidus but if it is a problem with kidneys then some diuretics and nsaids can help. ...Read more

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What herbs can help treat diabetes insipidus?

What herbs can help treat diabetes insipidus?

None that we know of: There are no herbs that have been studied and have shown to have helped. Talked to your nephrologist. ...Read more

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What are some herbs that would help treat diabetes insipidus?

What are some herbs that would help treat diabetes insipidus?

Electrolyte problem: Diabetes insipidus occurs due to either abnormality in hormone secretion from the brain or kidney not responding to this hormone. It is very important to find out the cause as severe eletrolytes abnormalities can occur. Herbs may not be advisable, as underlying cause must be identified and treated. Some herbs can do more damage to the kidney. Please talk to your doctor before starting any medicine. ...Read more

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Is gestational diabetes treatable?

Is gestational diabetes treatable?

Sure: If it's mild, diet and exercise may be all that's needed. If it's more severe you may need Insulin to control the blood sugars to help avoid complications. Also be aware that you're at risk to develop diabetes later in life too and should be checked occassionally for it. ...Read more

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Are there any skin rashes commonly associated with diabetes...Are they treatable and how can they be prevented. Help. Thanks?

Are there any skin rashes commonly associated with diabetes...Are they treatable and how can they be prevented. Help. Thanks?

Diabetic skin issues: Yes-- there are some skin conditions specific to diabetics and other common ones that are more frequent in diabetics. A good discussion by the American Diabetes Association is at http://www. Diabetes. Org/living-with-diabetes/complications/skin-complications. Html? Referrer=https://www. Google. Com/. Good control of diabetes and normal skin care are the basics of prevention. ...Read more

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Can herbs or traditional medicine be used to treat diabetes?

Can herbs or traditional medicine be used to treat diabetes?

No: The question conflicts itself, so answer must be qualified with: you must monitor your blood sugars if you have diabetes. Even patients on Insulin must do this; it's not a "take it and look away" situation. If you try "alternative" or herbal treatments, you must check your sugar levels; if high then contact your physician for other treatments. Don't forget diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Should my husband and I be taking Ashitaba, a medicinal herb, to boost our diabetes medications?

Should my husband and I be taking Ashitaba, a medicinal herb, to boost our diabetes medications?

Too many unknowns: Herbal supplements are one of the non-scientific products sold to people all over the stores, the internet, and the world. It is untested and unproven what a brand, an ingredient, or an amount will do inside a particular person's body. If the herb seems to help, looks harmless, and is inexpensive, then it might be ok to try. Finding true research studies on such supplements is usually impossible. ...Read more

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Has you heard of taking chromium or an herb for gestational diabetes?

Has you heard of taking chromium or an herb for gestational diabetes?

Chromium has been...: Chromium has been used with modest success (chromium picolinate 200mcg bid) in type 2 diabetes, which is caused by the same factor, Insulin resistance found in gestational diabetes. Because drugs such as metformin are so more effective, it is little used. But it does work, albeit modestly, and is non-toxic at the dose specified! ...Read more

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What's the best OTC herbs/vitamins that help with diabetes?

What's the best OTC herbs/vitamins that help with diabetes?

Diabetes supplements: Studies have shown that unless there is a specific vitamin deficiency that your doctor has identified, getting your important vitamins from healthy foods is a better way to go. The one exception may be vitamin d which has been shown to help control glucose levels. If you decide to take this, take 1000 iu a day of d3 supplement. Choose a brand that has the USP stamp on the label. ...Read more

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My hand shiver while writing, hold cup. I am 52 yrs old. I am suffering from 20 yrs. I have diabetes. I takes propranolol regularly. I want herb tret?

My hand shiver while writing, hold cup. I am 52 yrs old. I am suffering from 20 yrs. I have diabetes. I takes propranolol regularly. I want herb tret?

No proven herbals: No herbal remedy for essential tremor has been proven to be helpful. There are several traditional medications which may be helpful as well as eliminating caffeine. ...Read more

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How can you treat diabetes?

How can you treat diabetes?

Exercise!: At your age, aerobic exercise most days of the week and 3 days a week of high intensity exercise (HIT) protocol. Stick with low glycemic index food/low glycemic load food. If that fails, there are numerous oral meds and insulin. Please see your doctor if you have type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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How is type I diabetes treated?

How is type I diabetes treated?

Insulin: The only way to treat type 1 diabetes is by replacing the Insulin which is no longer produced by the pancreas. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat diabetes?

Is there a way to treat diabetes?

Control or cure: You can control diabetes in many ways, you cannot get rid of it once you have it. ...Read more

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How is diabetes currently treated?

How is diabetes currently treated?

Stepwise: 1) start with metformin 500mg, increasing doses. If a1c is not below 7.0 after 3 months, then 2) add a second drug (onglyza, januvia, tradjenta, (linagliptin) bydureon). If a1c is not below 7.0 after 3 months, then 3) add actos. If triple therapy does not get you to goal, then you need insulin. Also, manage overal condition with diet, exercise, weight loss, zestril, aspirin, and other lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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What happens if you don't treat diabetes?

What happens if you don't treat diabetes?

Complicatons: glaucoma, cataracts, nerve condition called peripheral neuropathy, digestion problems called gastroparesis (paralysis of the gut), heart attack, premature heart disease and stroke. There are ulcer skin conditions such as poorly healing ulcers, kidney disease, and poor circulation to the feet causing numbness. Hypertension and ketoacidosis also occur in diabetics with poor control ...Read more

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What's the best medication to treat diabetes?

What's the best medication to treat diabetes?

Inuslin or oral: Depends on type of diabetes. For juvenile or type I diabetes human Insulin is the best to start. If adult onset or type ii starting with oral agents Glyburide or Glipizide as first step, followed by the addtion of metformin if no control. Diet and exercise are an important component of therapy. And then there are some new agents that can be added or used if the older agents are unsuccessful. ...Read more

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What health professionals can treat diabetes?

What health professionals can treat diabetes?

Several: Diabetes can usually be treated successfully by a primary care physician. In certain situations, referral to an endocrinologist may be necessary for complicated or difficult to treat diabetes. You should also see an eye specialist every one to two years to evaluate the health of your eyes. A nutritionist can also be a valuable addition to your treatment team. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get treated for diabetes?

What is the best way to get treated for diabetes?

That question: Requires a very complicated answer. You have no idea how many things we consider and have to take into account when making decisions regarding your treatment. This is a very individualized decision making process, one that you and your doctor need to come to grips with together. ...Read more

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How good is amzylite for curing diabetes or at least to treat it?

No cure: There is no cure for diabetes, only control. Amzylite is being removed from the shelves from most countries that currently have the product as there are false statements about a cure for diabetes. I do not think it is available in the us. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have diabetes and what happens if I don't treat it?

See doctor: You can be tested by your doctor. There are many health problems related to diabetes, especially if uncontrolled. ...Read more

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Will diabetes symptoms get worse until treated or is it possible to have better days?

It can: Type 1 dm often does go through a couple of ups and downs called a "honeymoon period" which can look like remission. This is before the Insulin cells in the pancreas are totally destroyed. Once that happens you will no longer have remission periods.** type 2 dm can get better with lifestyle changes and weight loss, which can look like a partial remission. **. ...Read more

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My husband just found out that he has diabetes what are the most commom ways to treat it?

Weight reduction: In general diabetes that occurs as adults is weight related, so loosing weight can actually make it go away. If he is able to to get to his ideal body weight it may go away completely, calculate this by 105 + height in inches, ie 5 foot 8 would mean ideal weight would be 115 + 68 or 173 pounds. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to treat cdi diabetes?

What are the best ways to treat cdi diabetes?

DDAVP (desmopressin): It is best not to use abbreviations, I assume you have "central diabetes insipidus". This is a rare condition that causes excessive urination, but is not due to excess sugar in the urine or blood, but rather to a pituitary problem. People who have this are lacking a hormone called antidiuretic hormone. The treatment is to replace this hormone either with a nasal spray or pills. ...Read more

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How is diabetes treated and managed in newly diagnosed patients?

Lifestyle changes: For type 2 diabetes mellitus (the most common kind), first steps in treatment center on learning about diabetes, and making changes to the diet and adding in regular exercise. Medications are sometimes needed from the outset and that depends on the clinical situation. Keep in mind that by the time diabetes is diagnosed, many times there are already complications from it, so don't wait! ...Read more

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How is gestational diabetes treated?

How is gestational diabetes treated?

Diet and/or insulin: Diet and safe exercise are most important in the management of gestational diabetes, and often these alone can control the condition. Insulin, and in some cases oral diabetic medication, can be added if diet & exercise are not providing adequate control. Mothers should check their blood sugars several times daily and keep a glucose log to bring to OB appointments. ...Read more

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