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How many types of diabetes are there?

How many types of diabetes are there?

Diabetes: Diabetes is commonly short for diabetes mellitus (dm). 2 main types: type 1 and type 2. In type 1, the body stops making insulin. In type 2, the body's cells become Insulin resistant. For dm, 10% have type 1 and 90% have type 2. Pregnant women can get gestational diabetes, where changes of pregnancy produce a temporary type 2. Diabetes insipidous is rare & not related to blood sugar. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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How many types of lupus are there?

How many types of lupus are there?

Depends: There are two main types, Systemic and Discoid. However, systemic may have subtypes. Lupus is a term for wolf and may be applied to TB of the skin also. You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lupus/basics/definition/CON-20019676 ...Read more

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How many different types of cancer are there?

How many different types of cancer are there?

Many: There are over 100 different cancers known among humans. Cancer can arise from any part of our bodies. But the common sites are lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate and breast cancer. ...Read more

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How many different types of anemia are there?

How many different types of anemia are there?

Many: There are many types. Anemia means that there is a decrease in the number of red blood cells. Probably the most common type relates to bleeding, e.g., from menstrual periods, rectal bleeding, trauma, etc. Another cause is hemolytic - where red cells are destroyed. Another can be bone marrow dysfunction, where not enough red cells are produced. Another is dietary (b12 or iron deficiency). ...Read more

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How many types of hyperkalemia are there?

How many types of hyperkalemia are there?

Types of Hyperkalemi: 1. Excessive intake. 2. Excessive release from cells. 3. Ineffective elimination by kidneys. 4.Pseudohyperkalemia during taking blood in the lab. 5. Potassium given during execution by lethal injection. ...Read more

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How many types of asthma are there?

How many types of asthma are there?

One: Asthma is a diagnosed made based on symptoms and objective findings on lung function tests and is pathologically defined as inflammation of the airway lining and constriction of the muscles in the airways in response to triggers such as allergens (pollen, dust mites, pet dander, mold), chemicals, viruses, cold temperature, exercise, etc to name a few.. ...Read more

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How many different types of asthma are there?

How many different types of asthma are there?

Unknown: Asthma is a syndrome, a collection of symptoms that respond to similar treatments. There is considerable debate about the number and type of clinical entities, stay tuned! ...Read more

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How many kinds of arthritis are there?

How many kinds of arthritis are there?

Over 100: Some conditions are joint pain only (osteoarthritis), others have joint pain as part of a systemic process (lupus). Some are curable (certain types of infectious arthritis), some are just treatable (rheumatoid arthritis). ...Read more

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How many kinds of hepatitis are there?

How many kinds of hepatitis are there?

5: The viral hepatitis types (viral infections where the major manifestation is in the liver) are a, b, c, d and e. ...Read more

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How many types of shingles are there?

How many types of shingles are there?

One: Shingles is due to the herpes zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. Once a person has chickenpox, the virus stays with that person, and can re-activate later in life as shingles. The shingles can affect different parts of the body, and may be known by different names, such as herpes zoster ophthalmicus, which affects the eye. ...Read more

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How many different kinds of cancer are there?

How many different kinds of cancer are there?

It depends: That is hard to answer. It depends on exactly how you are defining the word "cancer, " and how much of a difference you require between two "cancers" to say that are different. One answer would be 4: carcinomas, sarcomas, leukemia/lymphomas, and melanomas. Those are malignant neoplasm of epithelium, mesenchymal tissue, hematopoietic tissue and melanocytes respectively. Each can occur all over. ...Read more

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How many types of mesothelioma are there?

Benign and malignant: Other descriptors: location tissue involved, lung, pleura, chest wall metastatic. ...Read more

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How many different types of mesothelioma are there?

How many different types of mesothelioma are there?

The answer is: Complex. One could argue resectable and unresectable, as a category. Histology: sarcomatoid {s} and epithelial, but the epithelial is being subtyped into different prognostic groups, {s} almost alwasys lethal. The extent of surgery is being studies aftr the mars trial, use of chemotherapy probably helpful, role of XRT is controversial and unproven. ...Read more

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How many types of bipolarity are there?

How many types of bipolarity are there?

Two: Bipolar i and bipolar ii. Some mental health experts are working on a new classification called the dsm v which might be published soon. ...Read more

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What different types of asthma exist and how many different types are there?

Several classificati: There are several ways to classify asthma - based on symptom frequency & severity, control of symptoms while on therapy, associated conditions (atopic versus non-atopic), mechanisms (aspirin-sensitivity, exercise induced) and now more recently based on inflammatory cell types (eosinophilic versus neutrophilic) etc. Identification of precipitating factors & comorbid conditions also define it furthe. ...Read more

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How many sub-types of glaucoma are there?

How many sub-types of glaucoma are there?

Several: The two major types, open angle and narrow angle other sub-types include traumatic, inflammatory and pseudoexpholiation, . ...Read more

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How many types of warts are there?

How many types of warts are there?

warts are same: Caused by hpv virus , with so many subtypes , each has its own behavior most of the genital warts are caused by type 6 ;11 but cx cancers by 16;18 . Plantar warts are caused by 1, 2, 4, 27, ; 57 usually plantar warts will not infect genitals vice versa . Have their own fetish there are over 100 to 150 subtypes, of hpv virus ...Read more

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How many different types of strep are there?

How many different types of strep are there?

Too many to list: You may consult this site for a start: https://www.britannica.com/science/Streptococcus ...Read more