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How do thin people get diabetes type 2?

How do thin people get diabetes type 2?

Usual way: Diabetes is caused by Insulin resistance and certain genetic factors. While the vast majority of diabetics are overweight, the abnormalities can occur in thin prople. ...Read more

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If both my wife and I have diabetes type 2, what are the chances that my son will get diabetes?

If both my wife and I have diabetes type 2, what are the chances that my son will get diabetes?

Pretty high.: But mostly that depends on lifestyle. Most kids who have type ii dm are obese and have family history of diabetes. Kids who are overweight or obese arent big because of genetics. They are big because the whole family lacks exercise and has a poor diet. Make sure you put maximum effort into ensuring your child stays physically active and eats well. And be a good model and lose weight too. ...Read more

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Diabetes type 2- why do we get it if are not using much sugar?

Diabetes type 2- why do we get it if are not using much sugar?

Many things: Genetics, environmental, obesity. Diabetes is caused by many things. Eating too much sugar does not cause diabetes unless it caused you to gain weight beyond normal, then it can lead to diabetes. ...Read more

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Is there a way for someone who is diabetes type 2 to get over the condition?

Is there a way for someone who is diabetes type 2 to get over the condition?

No: If you have it , you have it, you need to change your life style and control it but if you go back to your ways it will come back. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant with pcos and diabetes type 2?

Can you get pregnant with pcos and diabetes type 2?

Yes: If you're ovulating and have unprotected sex with a fertile male, you can get pregnant. Fertility, however, is definitely lower w/pcos, unless you are taking metformin which can return Insulin resistance toward normal. Diet, exercise and weight loss plus glucose regulation are also important. Don't get pregnant unless glucose is normalized. ...Read more

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How can you get pregnant with pcos and diabetes type 2?

How can you get pregnant with pcos and diabetes type 2?

PCOS DM2: Three things. First, see your OB for management of pcos. Second, keep tight control of your diabetes. Third, you didn't mention your weight but obesity is common in women with pcos & dm so a healthy diet and exercise are also important to prevent obesity. Losing weight will help with the dm as well. You can also see a reproductive endocrinologist for help too. ...Read more

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Can sugar alone(from soda)cause diabetes type 2? I eat healthily and am 146 pounds and 6 feet tall, I drink 2 litres of coke over a span of two days

Can sugar alone(from soda)cause diabetes type 2? I eat healthily and am 146 pounds and 6 feet tall, I drink 2 litres of coke over a span of two days

Diabetes : Excess sugar can cause elevated sugars and if this is prolonged can put you at risk for diabetes. Drink sugar free instead. It's healthier and you won't gain wait because of excess calories. ...Read more

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I have a diabetes type 2?

I have a diabetes type 2?

Type 2 diabetes: You do not give any information to which I or any other doctor can respond. Please tell us more. ...Read more

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Is Okra good for diabetes type 2?

Is Okra good for diabetes type 2?

OKRA AND DIABETES: Yes it has a low glycemic index and is beneficial to keeping blood sugar low as well as protecting the kidneys. ...Read more

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Diabetes type 2 without medicines?

Diabetes type 2 without medicines?

More info: What's your hba1c? Metformin is a safe drug and should be the backbone of a type 2 diabetic's regimen. ...Read more

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Common symptoms of diabetes type 2?

Common symptoms of diabetes type 2?

Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars before person gets these symtoms, in order to try to catch it early, especially in people with family history of diabetes. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat diabetes type 2?

Many Choices: We have many choices 1 diet, exercise and weight loss 2 oral antidaibetic drugs there are many to chose from different classes from metformin to onglyzza. 3byeta, victoza, (liraglutide) bydorian 4 insulin varios combinations are used in different patients depending on the responce. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of diabetes type 2?

What are some symptoms of diabetes type 2?

Multiple: Frequent urination unusual thirst extreme hunger unusual weight loss extreme fatigue and irritability frequent infections blurred vision cuts/bruises that are slow to heal tingling/numbness in the hands/feet recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections. ...Read more

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How can I manage and treat diabetes type 2?

How can I manage and treat diabetes type 2?

DM2: 1. Diet balanced, less cholesterol, less carbohydrates 2. Moderate exercise, walking two to three times a week- 30 min walk 3. Medications under direction of your doctor 4. Regular blood sugars checks. ...Read more

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Could you possibly reverse diabetes type 2?

Could you possibly reverse diabetes type 2?

Yes: Yes you definitely can. The first step is accepting YOU are responsible for your health. Emerging mobile tools that integrate remote monitoring with gamification and diabetes prevention program content will help you stay on track. Three behaviors ( water, veggie and fruit intake, activity level) and 3 NUMBERS ( weight, blood pressure, blood sugar dictate your health. You can take control of them ...Read more

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Would it be feasible I have diabetes type 2?

Would it be feasible I have diabetes type 2?

Diabetes: Not sure what your symptoms are, but a medical evaluation by your pcp, with lab workup, will provide better answers. ...Read more