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Non diabetic...C-peptide 1.5ng/mg - A1c 5.2 - Neg.Insulin Antibody - Insulin level 4.3 uIU/ml - 87.16 Glucose.. Do I need to worry or are they OK?
When patient has autoimmune flares that cause weeks of glucose intolerance and diabetes-type symptoms that resolve, would it be useful to test for antibodies to gad, insulin or islet cells?
Possibly: Autoimmune diseases tend to occur together, so checking for antibodies for type 1 dm can be helpful to assess for that diagnosis. Glucose tolerance should not fluctuate with a flare in gad/insulin/islet abs. It it more likely to be from treatment of the autoimmune flare (steroids) or stress from the flare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im type2 diabetic 52year old female(insulin Humulin N only), frm last 3years Im havin apetite nearly to zero I just want to know Y Im nt having hunger?
Heck your labs. : It is not unusual for people to loose appetite in different conditions. But since you are diabetic for only few years itbusvinlikelybthatvdiabetesbwill have any part in it. You should get your labs checked including kidney and liver functioning. Also please exercise and see how good control you have on your diabetes. ...Read more
Stop insulin?: That is a very troubling question! If you have diabetes and have been prescribed insulin you could be in big trouble if you suddenly stop. Please work towards getting rid of insulin by taking proper food - go online to "NuVal" - and exercising regularly. A visit to a dietitian would help as would a visit to a trainer. ...Read more
Antibodies to what?: Antibodies are made by lymphocyte/plasma cells. These may be of animal origin which ranges from mice, rabbits, goat, sheet, cows, horses etc. Some antibodies are of human origin. ...Read more
Depends: Women who have been pregnant often have HLA antibodies. Their blood can cause side effects if transfused. If you need an organ transplant, it may make it more difficult to find compatible organ. Otherwise it is harmless. ...Read more
Depends: Almost all women who have had children have antibodies to HLA of the baby's father. It can result from blood transfusion and organ transplant. Donated blood with HLA antibodies may cause harm to recipient. If you need an organ transplant then it is important not to use an organ with corresponding antigens. ...Read more
Yes, but: If you're Insulin resistant, you may get pregnant but if untreated it may lower the odds of getting pregnant, increase the chance of a loss, and increase the likelihood of problems with you during pregnancy as well as issues with your baby. Clearly, it's critical and best to get healthy before getting pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer