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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

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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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

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes, Type 2 (Definition)

Diabetes Mellitus type 2, or adult onset diabetes, is a condition that is caused by insulin resistance. This means that the muscle and fat cells of the body do not take up blood glucose, leaving a high blood glucose. Some type 2 diabetics need insulin injections. ...Read more