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I Read One Word Niddm Is It Another Word For Diabetes Type 2
Yes: Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (niddm) used to be synonymous with diabetes type 2. However, we all know type 2 diabetics who require Insulin so it is not a good description of the disease. The difference is that type 2 diabetes is not due to a lack of Insulin production but rather an inability to respond adequately to Insulin - so more Insulin is needed to overcome that limitation. ...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
Im diabetes type 2 patient from one year and a half and i check my diabetes monthly and it's 6.5 from sceond month till now so can I stop my medicine?
Not likely: Diabetes tends to be a lifetime condition. The 6.5 mm level you're reporting is not particularly low even with treatment. Discontinuing medication would be a bad idea! some patients with type 2 diabetes who are obese and lose substantial weight can improve their glucose tolerance and reduce medication. Failing that, you should modify your meds only under medical supervision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm diabetes patient and i check my diabetes type 2 for a year and also my result was 6.5 for whole one year and im new patient so am l well?
Improving: A hga1c of 6.5 is still diabetic. If by using healthy eating habits and more exercise one lowers the hg a1c, one greatly improves one's health but one does not restore the ability to eat sugar or foods that quickly turn into sugar. Read the will power instinct by kelly mcgonigal to stay healthy: eat 6 small healthy meals, breathe and relax, move through the day, and sleep 8 hours. ...Read more
What birth control pill is better for me if I have high blood pressure and diabetes type 2 also one that will not make me gain weight?
Several options: Depending on other risk factors you could be a candidate for low dose (20 mcg estrogen) birth control pills. You could also use a Progesterone only birth control pill, or consider the use of an iud. Those options mostly don't cause weight gain - though some women are very sensitive to hormones and can gain weight easily with them. ...Read more
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: Not possible, with proper treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: The distinction between type 1 & 2 is based on the path genesis of the disease. Type1 generally occurs in childhood, dependent on insulin, frequent complications like dka. Whereas type 2, occurs in later life, usually amenable with oral hypoglycemic agents initially and Insulin later. Type 2 diabetics more often have long term complications, like kidney, heart and other vascular, neurological dise. ...Read more
Had pre-diabetes. Is it possible i had diabetes type 2 in past but blood sugar went down to pre-diabetes? Can 1 go from havin diabetes back to normal?
All a spectrum: It's all one continuous pathway from Insulin resistance to prediabetes to overt diabetes. The dividing lines are totally arbitrary. You need to be dieting, exercising, losing weight, getting educated, and possible taking medication. Don't wait until your number crosses some arbitrary line, then it's already too late. ...Read more
Microalbumin numbers and type 2 diabetes type 2 diabetes diagnosed 1 1/2 years ago. I did a 24 hour test and my microalbumin 24 tv results came back 2, 390, (extremely high), but my urine microalbumin/24hr came back at 12.0. My doctor sent me the test r
These : These two results sound at first hearing very different. The last 24 hour result is normal. Keep in mind that the spot (random) urine is evaluated as a ratio urine microalbumin to as miligrams of Albumin per gram of creatinine or micrograms Albumin per milligrams of creatinine. A spot determination is as good as the 24 hour collection, in general, so we do not recommend doing 24 hour collections. They are a nuisance. After less than 2 years of diabetes you would not be expected to have diabetic kidney disease. There may be a lab issue problem. Normal 24 hour urine Albumin is less than 30 milligrams. Was that first collection expressed as 2390 milligrams or micrograms? If micrograms, that value is not high. See a nephrologist if there is a question. And get a simple urinalysis to check out other aspects of your urine. ...Read more
Family and Weight: For type 2 diabetes, the underlying cause is that cells do not respond normally to insulin. This "insulin resistance" has a strong genetic basis, so if someone has family members with type 2 diabetes, they are at higher risk. Being overweight or obese also increases one's risk, because the excess fat also causes Insulin resistance. Losing 20 pounds can significantly reduce the risk for diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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