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Possible complications of diabetes mellitus?

Possible complications of diabetes mellitus?

Many: Diabetes is a multi system disease. Therefore, it can affect almost any part of your body. You name, I can tie a potential diabetic complication. I'll quickly go head to toe.
1: brain — stroke
2: eyes: blindness
3: heart: coronary disease
4: gi: gastroparesis (slowing)
5: genito/urinary: erectile dysfunction
6: legs: poor circulation

This is just a small sampling! ...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


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What is the way to recover from diabetes mellitus?

What is the way to recover from diabetes mellitus?

Behavior Change!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state.

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What is diabetes mellitus? How prevalent is this type of diabetes and what are the health risks?

What is diabetes mellitus? How prevalent is this type of diabetes and what are the health risks?

Too much sugar: In general, type 2 diabetes is consuming too many carbohydrates, and the body's inability to deal with the amount of sugar that comes from this. This is the type of diabetes that is usually caused by eating and lack of physical exercise, and according to the ada, is prevalent in 8.3% of the us population. Complications include heart, liver, and kidney disease, as well as strokes and amputation. ...Read more

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Why there is hyperlipidemia in diabetes mellitus?

Why there is hyperlipidemia in diabetes mellitus?

Hyperlipidemia: Is essentially high cholesterol. Diabetes is a distinct disorder. Some folks have one or the other and you appear to have both. Both need to be treated. Please see your doc who can help you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the different types of diabetes mellitus?

What are the different types of diabetes mellitus?

Type 1&2: Type 1 diabetes is where your body makes antibodies against the pancreas and you eventually stop making insulin. It usually presents in young children and teens. Type 2 diabetics make tons of Insulin but they jane an Insulin resistance problem and just keep making more insulin. The eventual problems like eyesight loss heart disease, loss of blood supply to legs, kidney disease are the same. ...Read more

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Can diabetes mellitus cause regular headaches in kids?

Can diabetes mellitus cause regular headaches in kids?

See you MD: High blood sugar levels are responsible for a variety of immediate symptoms and long-term complications. Including headaches

Symptoms in type 1 diabetes, usually over 2 to 3 weeks or fewer. High blood sugar levels cause the child to urinate excessively. This fluid loss causes an increase in thirst and the consumption of fluids. Some children become dehydrated, see your md asap. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?

What can I do to treat non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?

Many things: Work with your doctor to develop a good diabetes treatment regimen. Try to utilize diabetes drugs that do not cause weight gain if possible. Start a consistent exercise and diet program. Eat more soluble fibers (oats, lentils, apples, berries...). Keep track of bs and keep close contact with your doctor. ...Read more

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Has anyone shown that isoniazid (inh) causes diabetes mellitus?

Has anyone shown that isoniazid (inh) causes diabetes mellitus?

No: While isoniazid is associated with rise in blood sugar as a side effect, that's a temporary effect — and *not* the same as saying that it causes diabetes, which is very different from saying a person has diabetes, where a person is no longer able to process sugar properly. There are no literature or data showing that isoniazid directly causes people to develop the disease of diabetes. ...Read more

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected. ...Read more

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How can diabetes mellitus be a risk factor for developing atheroma?

How can diabetes mellitus be a risk factor for developing atheroma?

Definitely: Particularly if your sugar is not well controlled, diabetes can increase cv risk by a factor of 4-7x normal. Another reason to keep your glucose (and BP and lipids) normal. ...Read more

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Please help needed. Type 2 diabetes mellitus. How much can I exercise?

Please help needed. Type 2 diabetes mellitus. How much can I exercise?

Exercise: You can exercise as much as you want, and as much as you are able. ...Read more

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My diabetes mellitus type1 is chronicwhat should I do? Without insulin?

My diabetes mellitus type1 is chronicwhat should I do? Without insulin?

Discuss with your MD: Virtuallly every patient with type1 diabetes is insulin-dependent because of compromised ability to make insulin. If you are bogged down by the several injections you have to give yourself daily you can discuss other options like the Insulin pump with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus?

Can you please tell me about diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus?

High glucose: Normal fasting glucose is 100 or less. Diabetes is 126 or higher. A fasting glucose between 101-125 is called “impaired fasting glucose”. Impaired glucose tolerance is another term that is based on a glucose tolerance test where the 2 hr glucose is too high (between 140-199). In both of these impaired conditions, there is a high chance of progressing to diabetes. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

Please help! What is the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

DM and wound healing: Poorly controlled diabetes can adversely affect would healing. Diabetic patients who have undergone surgery must have close glucose monitoring and control to get the best results. This would be the connection of diabetes with keratoplasty, which is a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What can be done for someone with TURP and a history of diabetes mellitus?

What can be done for someone with TURP and a history of diabetes mellitus?

PostOpCare&Diabetes: Team work by Urologist and Medical Doctors
It is done all the time without complications most of the time ...Read more

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What can cause tolerance breakdown of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?

What can cause tolerance breakdown of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?

Tolerance breakdown?: Not sure what you are referring to, "tolerance breakdown."? Could you restate the question? If you are referring to an increase in Insulin requirements, this can occur in response to growth (child to adult), dietary changes, stress, weight gain. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

Can you please discuss the connection of diabetes mellitus in keratoplasty?

↑ed Complications: Diabetes mellitus = elevated blood (& extracellular) glucose. Glucose permeates the cornea & binds water, the cornea becomes edematous, more prone to infection & poor healing. Keratoplasty is a surgical procedure promoted for a variety of purposes. For those with dm, because of the underlying corneal problems, this is an inherently higher risk of poor outcomes. ...Read more

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Is ingesting too much sugar directly responsible for diabetes mellitus type 2?

Is ingesting too much sugar directly responsible for diabetes mellitus type 2?

Indirectly: There is the failure of the pancrease (pancrelipase) to produce sufficient insulin, also involves the ability of the cell to "use" the insulin, the amount of gycogen converted to sugar by the liver, as well as the absorption of the sugar by digestive system. However, the more sugar you intake the more stress you place on these organs to do their work. Is the fire worse when you add gasoline? ...Read more

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My brother was diagnosed with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. What does this mean?

Type 2 diabetes: The first source of information would be the american diabetes association, which has available a huge amount of literature on the subject. One can look up diabetes on google — but be careful that you realize that the material might not necessarily be checked for acuracy. I have recently released an informational dvd called "diabetes swweet 'n simple" which discusses the basics of the disease. ...Read more

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Why are some people who are diagnosed with diabetes mellitus not compliant with their dietary regimen?

Why are some people who are diagnosed with diabetes mellitus not compliant with their dietary regimen?

If only I knew...: Compliance with physician advice (dietary or otherwise) is very individual. Some patients lack confidence in the advice they are given, some choose to eat what tastes good and makes them happy, some lack self-control, some are sabotaged by other friends/family who set them up to fail. The only difference between my health today & my health in 7 days are the choices I make every day this week. ...Read more

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Is there anyone who can help to sponsor my insulin pls? I'm a diabetes mellitus type1. I live here in philippines.

Is there anyone who can help to sponsor my insulin pls? I'm a diabetes mellitus type1. I live here in philippines.

Several options: You live in philippines. Hence, it better for you to explore resources there, you can ask in diabetic association or your own doctor may have options. Because it is better to use one type of suitable insulin. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for diabetes mellitus(juvenile) expected any time in the near future? If yes how soon would it go public?

Is there a cure for diabetes mellitus(juvenile) expected any time in the near future? If yes how soon would it go public?

Diabetes research : Please contact the diabetes research institute foundation (drif)in hollywood florida to learn about their "biohub" project. ...Read more

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I don't know what to do I don't have any sponsor in insulin. Is there any possible way to cure my diabetes mellitus type1?

I don't know what to do I don't have any sponsor in insulin. Is there any possible way to cure my diabetes mellitus type1?

No but: For type 1 diabetes, we do not yet have a cure, and Insulin is a necessary part of treatment at present. However, lots of progress is being made in our understanding of diabetes so I'd encourage you to be hopeful. In the meantime focus on healthy living and good control of your diabetes to minimize the risk of complications. ...Read more

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I am a diabetes mellitus type1. And im insulin dependent. But I'd stop taking insulin coz of the budget. Is it ok to stop my insulin?

I am a diabetes mellitus type1. And im insulin dependent. But I'd stop taking insulin coz of the budget. Is it ok to stop my insulin?

No. absolutely not: If you want to end up in the hospital, or possible die, then it would be ok to stop your insulin. If you are type i diabetic, you will be on Insulin for the rest of your life. It is not optional. ...Read more

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What is the typical treatment for diabetes mellitus?

What is the typical treatment for diabetes mellitus?

Diabetes: There are many ways to properly treat your diabetes and you cannot know which treatment is best for you until you have been examined by your doctor and had the appropriate lab tests done.
At your age you most likely have type 2 diabetes. If you work hard at it you may well get rid of diabetes. That should be your goal if possible. ...Read more