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Jp4 Associated With Diabetes
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
Yes sometimes: While cataracts happen as a result of aging primarily it can result out of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus especially the kind called posterior subcapsular cataracts which tend to be seen more in younger and either diabetic patients or patients on steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: It is associated with kidney problems (diabetic nephropathy), eye problems (diabetic retinopathy), nerve problems (diabetic neuropathy), vascular disease (includes heart attacks, strokes, circulation problems) and stomach/intestine problems (gastroparesis). It is also associated with slow wound healing, and with altered glucose (sugar) levels, an extreme example of which is diabetc ketoacidosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obesity and diabetes: Obesity and type 2 diabetes are very closely linked. The risks of developing diabetes is much higher in people that are obese. The risks of diabetes include heart disease, kidney failure, blindness, neuropathy, amputation of toes/feet/legs, etc. Obviously there are serious complications that diabetes can cause. ...Read more
Any age: The only significant risk factor for type 1 diabetes is a history of autoimmune disease in the family. There are no risk factors that you can modify. Type 1 diabetes typically occurs in children and young adults, but can occur at any age (which is why we don't call it "juvenile diabetes" anymore). ...Read more
Obesity, age, genes: The major risk factors for type 2 diabetes are; obesity, especially if it is in the abdomen, advancing age, family history of diabetes, certain meds such as steroids, antipsychotics. It typically occurs in obese adults (over age 40) but can occur in younger people as well. The best prevention is to keep weight down and exercise. ...Read more
Possibly: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
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