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I Get Tired Eyes Could This Be Related To Diabetes
Glucose or Dry eyes: Glucose fluctuations can change vision the increased glucose in his blood also increases the glucose inside the lens in the eye. The lens with high glucose draws fluid via osmosis. This fluid increases the thickness of the lens, therefore; the power of the lens. The change in power may allow the patient to see better at near or better at distance. Also diabetes can lead to dry eye due neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
I have diabetes . Today I have been feeling very dizzy and tired that my eyes keep closing . My sugar is very low . What must I do ?
Eat sugar/adjust med: You've got low sugar and you're on 2 meds, Ativan and Inderal that cause hypotension and lower heart rate. You need to eat sugar when it's low to get it higher or you can lose consciousness, so see your dr. Right away about this and to adjust your meds and diabetic treatment so you're not in danger of losing consciousness or worse. Good luck. ...Read more
Fasting blood sugar of 85 always tired and thirsty, moody, and poor eye sight. Does this mean diabetes?
I'm 50 yes old and have typed 2 diabetes. I have bags under my eyes and i read that it may mean a kidney problem. How can I get rid of them .
Fluids, nutrition: You can't really get rid of bags under your eyes at the age of 50. And if you are concerned about a kidney problem, see your doctor, although I am unaware of bags under the eyes signifying a kidney problem. Make sure you are getting plenty of fluids, an average of 7 hours of sleep/night, and good nutrition. Good luck. ...Read more
If I have type 1 diabetes. would I still be able to get surgery with slight retinopathy to the eyes?
Eye prescription change of from 2.75 power to over 4.0 power in 3 years. I should get a physical to check for diabetes and other conditions?
Prescription change: Your spectacle prescription can change normally with aging, & over 3 years with a 1.25 diopter change is not really unusual. Of course it should be verified to be working well for improving your vision. Sometimes a prescription is made too strong. If you have other systemic symptoms, such as excessive thirst, hunger, urination, weight loss, low energy, a primary care doc can run some tests 4 DM. ...Read more
I think I have diabetes. I'm normal weight, I get hot and sweaty after eating, it runs in the family, eye problems, always itchy. Do I??
Best way to figure: Out is to go to your doctor for testing. Otherwise some of the most common symptoms are drinking too much, peeing too much, eating too much. ...Read more
I've had type 1 diabetes for almost 18 years and now have some retinopathy in the right eye. I would like to get an insulin pump, but can't afford on?
Better control key: The most important thing to improve or prevent retinopathy is better blood sugar control. You don't need an Insulin pump to do this. You should be on basal/bolus Insulin regimen (lantus once or twice daily, Humalog not humulin before each meal). If this does not improve blood sugars well enough, then one can consider an Insulin pump. See an endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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