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Is sugar craving a common symptom of diabetes?

Is sugar craving a common symptom of diabetes?

No: It is just sign that you like sweets.N theory it also might be sign of insufficient level of sugar in your blood, very much alike thirt is sigh of insufficient water in your body. Go to your doctor and be evaluated. ...Read more

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Diabetes Onset During Pregnancy (Definition)

Gestation diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. This develops when pregnancy hormones change a patient's metabolism so that they can not regulate their blood sugar. A patient with GDM will have to go on a low sugar and low carb diet and monitor blood sugars very carefully. Sometimes they will require medications. There is a 30% chance ...Read more


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Is sugar in my urine be a sign of diabetes?

Is sugar in my urine be a sign of diabetes?

It is possible.: Normally your kidney who is urine producer, may function as a valve helping boby to eliminate excess of suger. To answer your question with sertainty your blood has tobe properly tested. Thus, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

High blood sugars: Are = diabetes: fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes. ...Read more

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Glucose in my urine, but a normal blood sugar test, which is a sign of diabetes?

Glucose in my urine, but a normal blood sugar test, which is a sign of diabetes?

Maybe both: Aside from diabetes, there are other less common reasons to spill glucose in the urine. However, the bladder collects urine over several hours at which time a blood sugar may have been transiently elevated. Therefore, even if a blood sugar is normal at one point in time, urine represents hours of time. ...Read more

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I know sugar in the urine is a symptom of diabetes, but can sugar in the urine be a symptom of kidney cancer?

I know sugar in the urine is a symptom of diabetes, but can sugar in the urine be a symptom of kidney cancer?

Not typically: The isolated finding of increased blood sugar in the urine would not typically be associated with kidney cancer. Blood in the urine is the most common finding for those patients although it is somewhat of a non specific finding. ...Read more

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Is a blood sugar of 1695 indicative of a diabetic coma?

Is a blood sugar of 1695 indicative of a diabetic coma?

Can Be: Higher than 300mg/dl blood sugar , along with severe acidity of blood due to acids called ketones in a diabetic patient can lead to coma. Usually happens when sick or non compliant with meds. ...Read more

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What is the genetic risk of having a gestational diabetes mellitus?

What is the genetic risk of having a gestational diabetes mellitus?

Depends on Risks: The risk relates to obesity (body mass index>30) or being >110% of ideal body weight, family history of diabetes, ethnic group (eg, hispanic-american, african-american, native american, south or east asian, pacific islander), age >25, history of a baby >9 lbs, maternal birthweight >9lbs (or <6). The one you can control is weight, so work with your doctor if it's too high. ...Read more

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Is the smell of urine a sign of diabetes?

Is the smell of urine a sign of diabetes?

It could: It could be a sing of diabetes, or medications, foods, and other things. See a doctor and tell them about it. ...Read more

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Which type of diet is for gestational diabetes?

Which type of diet is for gestational diabetes?

Nutritionist: Most of the obstetricians I have worked with referred women with gestational diabetes to a class on the subject or to work with a nutritionist. I think this is quiet important. Frankly, it would be difficulty to teach the concepts of eating with diabetes in 400 words or less. ...Read more

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What is the average blood sugar level of a non-diabetic toddler?

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What is the average blood sugar level of a non-diabetic toddler?

60-100: Normal blood glucose level for toddler ranges from 60 to 100 mg per dl. ...Read more

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Is low blood sugar an absolute sign of diabeties?

Is low blood sugar an absolute sign of diabeties?

Not necessarily : Patients with documented low blood sugars could have Insulin resistance +/- type 2 diabetes. But there are other causes of low blood sugars which need to be taken into account when patients are being medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it true that the presence of sugar in urine always indicate sugar diabetes?

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Is it true that the presence of sugar in urine always indicate sugar diabetes?

Most of the time: Presence of sugar in urine most often indicates diabetes mellitus. Very rare causes- benign glycosuria, pregnancy, kidney transplant patients. ...Read more

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Is dehydration only a sign of diabetes? Please advise!

Is dehydration only a sign of diabetes? Please advise!

Of course not!: Hi. I'm sure you are aware dehydration occurs in anyone who doesn't have access to water (fluids). If a non-diabetic starts walking into the desert without water and keeps going, eventually he/she will become dehydrated, right?! ...Read more

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Is gestational diabetes a disease?

Is gestational diabetes a disease?

Yes.: Gestational diabetes is when during pregnancy, a woman is unable to produce enough Insulin to regulate her body's blood sugar. Gestational diabetes should be managed carefully to reduce health risks to the woman and her fetus. Also, there is higher risk of developing diabetes in the future. ...Read more

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What is a primary symptom of diabetic ketoacidosis?

What is a primary symptom of diabetic ketoacidosis?

DKA: A metabolic emergency for patients primarily with type 1 diabetes, DKA symptoms include those of high blood sugars initially. As the ketones build up, patients may have a fruity odor on the breath, get abdominal pain & vomit. Because they're already urinating a lot, dehydration can get bad. Some may breathe fast, get headaches, have altered consciousness. Without proper treatment, death imminent. ...Read more

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Blood sugar of 110 about 4 hours after eating.. Is this a sign of diabetes ?

Blood sugar of 110 about 4 hours after eating.. Is this a sign of diabetes ?

No: That is a normal blood sugar. The diagnosis of diabetes is made when your fasting blood sugar is greater than 126 mg/dl or a random blood sugar is greater than 200 mg/dl on 2 separate occasions unless accompanied by symptoms of diabetes. Symptoms of diabetes can include increased thirst and urination. Unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, or increased hunger. ...Read more

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Just informed I may have gestational diabetes-more test next week. In meantime told to watch sugar. Do I check glucides or sugar grams on food labels?

Just informed I may have gestational diabetes-more test next week. In meantime told to watch sugar. Do I check glucides or sugar grams on food labels?

Food labels: By all means take your usual food but be careful with blood sugar levels. Check your blood sugar level every other morning and every other night. If you have not previously checked blood sugar please have your doctor or nurse teach you. ...Read more

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For gestational diabetes what is 150 sugar level?

For gestational diabetes what is 150 sugar level?

Depends: What your level should be depends on when you took it. The ideal for your sugar before you eat in the morning is about 90. 2 hours after meals should be less than 120 and one hour after a meal should be 130. If you are talking about the screening for gestational diabetes (a one hour glucose tolerance test) then cut off is 130-140 for normal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gestational diabetes- where is my sugar supposed to be?

Can you tell me about gestational diabetes- where is my sugar supposed to be?

Gestational Diabetes: The American Diabetes Association recommends that all women who are not already diagnosed with diabetes be tested for gestational diabetes between the 24th and 28th weeks of pregnancy using the oral glucose tolerance test. ...Read more

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After having gestational diabetes, does your child have a chance of developing diabetes? My 6yo craves sugar & is constantly hungry.

After having gestational diabetes, does your child have a chance of developing diabetes? My 6yo craves sugar & is constantly hungry.

Yes : Children born to women who had gestational diabetes are at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Recommendations are to help children maintain a healthy weight and be fit. ...Read more

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I had gestational diabetes and afterwards my fasting sugars in the morning were right around 100. Is that enough to put me on metformin ?

I had gestational diabetes and afterwards my fasting sugars in the morning were right around 100. Is that enough to put me on metformin ?

Depends-Yes: Studies show that most women with gestational diabetes that are not properly educated/managed become diabetics in ~5-10 years. Depending on your family history, medical conditions, body weight etc drug therapy/ life style modifications may delay/prevent the onset of diabetes. Metformin alone has shown ~ 35 % reduction in diabetes in obese patients. Diet/exercise plus metformin works better. ...Read more

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27 weeks pregnant, if they found acetone in urine analysis, does this mean I have gestational diabetes?

27 weeks pregnant, if they found acetone in urine analysis, does this mean I have gestational diabetes?

One possibility but: it may not be in your case ,you may not be eating properly remember you need to consume more as you have extra mouth to feed now , You may be eating less , or eating more fat and and proteins not enough carbohydrates , you need to maintain glucose levels need carbohydrates . Drink plenty of fluids eat balanced diet and make sure to see your doctor to find the cause . ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gestational diabetes symptom and retinal detatchment?

Can you tell me about gestational diabetes symptom and retinal detatchment?

Not common: It is not common to get diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment from gestational diabetes. It is still possible to get a retinal detachment from any other cause. Symptoms of retinal detachment include flashing lights, many new floaters, and a dark curtain that comes across your vision. Any of these symptoms require urgent evaluation by a specialist eye MD. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of gestational diabetes?

What are the most common symptoms of gestational diabetes?

Most commonly none: There can be no symptoms at all for the mother. That's why we screen all mothers during pregnancy. However, gestational diabetes can cause "macrosomia" in the fetus. Macrosomia is an overly large infant. Growth measurements of the fetus during pregnancy show a fetus that is over the 90th percentile for size. What causes the large size of the infant is high blood levels of glucose in the mother. ...Read more

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Gestational diabetes question? What are the first symptoms that you might have it?

Gestational diabetes question? What are the first symptoms that you might have it?

Varies: The symptoms vary with each person. Some has no symptoms but the 4 common symptoms are: increased thirst, increased urination, increased hunger and blurred vision. ...Read more

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16wks pregnant w/4th child. No history of Gestational Diabetes. Are there any symptoms that will help me recognize it? How can it be prevented?

16wks pregnant w/4th child.
No history of Gestational Diabetes.
Are there any symptoms that will help me recognize it?
How can it be prevented?

Hard to tell: GD is a difficult process to sort out during pregnancy by symptoms, like urinating more often, because you will anyway.Prenatal visits will routinely include a urine test for sugar, and a timed blood test to detect response to a sugar load. As long as you keep up with the routine visits, it would be picked up early enough to help. ...Read more

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I know that I am pregnant, could yellow sweet smelling urine be a sign of gestational diabetes? I'm only six weeks along.

I know that I am pregnant, could yellow sweet smelling urine be a sign of gestational diabetes? I'm only six weeks along.

Maybe: Its a bit early for gestational diabetes and certainly things in your diet can change urine odor as well. If the sweet smell is diabetes related your OB will probably note glucosuria on your next urine dip in the office. ...Read more

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Does gestational diabetes cause dizziness? 26 wks, dizzy after eating. Does GD have symptoms?

Does gestational diabetes cause dizziness? 26 wks, dizzy after eating. Does GD have symptoms?

Hypoglycemia : Is very common during pregnancy. Try to avoid refined sugar.When you do have sugar, eating protein and complex carbs along with it should help. Talk to your physician about this dizziness. There can be other causes. Drink plenty of water. Gestational diabetes has no symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Alison Stuebe
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Gestational Diabetes (Definition)

Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant. Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away, although she has a higher chance of getting non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the future. With gestational diabetes, hormones from the pregnancy ...Read more


Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

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