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Any remedies for double diabetes I can try at home?

Any remedies for double diabetes I can try at home?

Yes: The backbone treatment for double diabetes is Insulin and oral medications. Insulin will always be needed but if you exercise, lose weight and remain active, you might be able to wean off the medications. ...Read more

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What symptoms of double diabetes are the most common?

What symptoms of double diabetes are the most common?

Metabolic: Polyuria (increased urination) polydipsia (excessive thirst) and polyphagia (increased food intake) are the common issues. After that it depends on the severity of illness and treatments. In severe cases coma and death can ensue. ...Read more

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How is double diabetes treated? What can we do at home to comfort child afterwards?

How is double diabetes treated? What can we do at home to comfort child afterwards?

Follow MD advice: Double diabetes is a serious illness. Either type of diabetes alone is bad enough, having both requires careful attention to diet, exercise, weight loss and medication. You can be supportive of the child's efforts toward self-care and in complying with the doctor's instructions. ...Read more

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What medicine to take to control diabetes?

What medicine to take to control diabetes?

That depends: Please see your medical provider. Depending on the type of diabetes and the severity, he or she will chose between an array of different medications to control your blood sugars. ...Read more

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Side effects of diabetes medicine?

Side effects of diabetes medicine?

Depends: There are many diabetes medicine. Each has its own side effects. In general, the one we fear the most is low blood sugar. ...Read more

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Which medicine for diabetes new patient?

Which medicine for diabetes new patient?

Several: Depends on your weight, renal function and how high your bs is running. Metformin could be first option if renal function is okay and bs is not very high. New meds like januvia (sitagliptin) or its combination with metformin or sulfonuria. ...Read more

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Could all diabetes medicines increase fertility?

Could all diabetes medicines increase fertility?

No: Absolutely not. Very few diabetic medicines increase fertility. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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What is the best oral medicine or insulin in diabetes.

What is the best oral medicine or insulin in diabetes.

Many Choices: If is impossible to answer what is best insulin or oral tablet for Diabetes. There are so many choices and what is best for you, may not be best for others. And most of the patients are treated with more than one pill with or without Insulin. But one pill stands out in any combination and I call it number 1 pill for Type 2 Diabetes. And that is Metformin.It is cheap, well tolerated and weight neutral ...Read more

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What drug therapies are there for someone with diabetes?

What drug therapies are there for someone with diabetes?

Many diff. Options: That's a very broad question. If its type 2 diabetes then typically patients start with pills. There are a variety of pills out there. There are hormonal injections. Finally there are various types on insulin with differing properties. We choose which medications to use based on the severity of diabetes and other factors such as the patients weight, goals, health and cost of the medications. ...Read more

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What are some diabetes management tools besides medicine?

What are some diabetes management tools besides medicine?

Depends: Depends on wheter you ar type I or type ii. Tools? Of course diet is important. Knowing what to eat, when to eat and how to eat is a huge part of dm management. Exercise is very important along with fluids and proper rest. Know the glycemic index of foods you eat. Low glycemic foods will help. Vitamins and trace elements will help. Good mental health is improtant as well. Best to you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drugs lists used by diabetes patients?

Can you tell me about drugs lists used by diabetes patients?

Categories: Hi categories of diabetes drugs include: insulins (multiple types with different properties), biguanides (metformin currently the only one), glitazones (pioglitazone & rosiglitazone), GLP-1 agonists (liraglutide & exenatide), DPP-4 inhibitors (sitagliptin, saxagliptin, linagliptin), SGLT-2 inhibitors (canagliflozin & dapagliflozin), sulfonylureas (glimepiride, glyburide, glipizide), AGIs, others ...Read more

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Why should one take medicines for diabetes throughout my life?

Why should one take medicines for diabetes throughout my life?

Avoid complications!: Medications for diabetes work to keep your blood sugar as close to normal as possible, helping you avoid complications which can come from chronically high sugar levels. These complications include kidney disease, visual problems, nerve damage, heart disease, and stroke. Stay healthy! ...Read more

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How is it that one can take medicines for diabetes all life long?

How is it that one can take medicines for diabetes all life long?

Long term problem: Some people with type 2 diabetes can get off of medication after weight loss and substantial changes in diet, exercise, and lifestyle. However, diabetes is a long term disorder, and there are genetic factors that put a person at risk that he has no control over. So, long term medical care and following both dietary, lifestyle and medication recommendations from your doctor are important. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine with less side effect fighting diabetes?

What is the best medicine with less side effect fighting diabetes?

Fighting diabetes: If I understand you properly you have diabetes - most likely type 2.

Your doctor should be advising you about therapy for your diabetes and instructing you to keep track of your food intake and what effect it might have on your blood sugar.

You should do this only for breakfast to start with and make medication adjustments as needed.

You should also see a diabetes educator. ...Read more

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What to do if I have problem with the side effects of taking diabetes medicine.?

What to do if I have problem with the side effects of taking diabetes medicine.?

Side effects: You must report this to your doctor who will then decide what options to consider. ...Read more

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I having a hard time getting a erections do to BP medicines. Or diabetes I believe that the nephidipine 60 can be the problem?

I having a hard time getting a erections do to BP medicines. Or diabetes I believe that the nephidipine 60 can be the problem?

Erectile dysfunction: Ed is multifactorial. Diabetes especially if poorly controlled plays a major role in damaging nerves & blood vessels everywhere in your body including the penis. Thus, no erections. High blood pressure can also make it difficult to pump blood where it needs to go, so again no erection. Nifedipine is less likely than beta blockers to cause ed. Work w/your family doc to improve your health. Viagra (sildenafil)? ...Read more

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My grandma told me that her chest feel pain in the night after she ate her medicine (diabetes medicine / chinese medicine) may I know why?

My grandma told me that her chest feel pain in the night after she ate her medicine (diabetes medicine / chinese medicine) may I know why?

Have it evaluated.: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to stay off diabetes drugs permanently? I've made serious changes to diet and exercise. What tests do I need now and ongoing?

Is there anyway to stay off diabetes drugs permanently? I've made serious changes to diet and exercise. What tests do I need now and ongoing?

Blood sugars: Commendable that u r actively working to improve your health. Losing 7-10% of your weight can reduce your risk. However, some people r genetically predisposed, and in general pancreas may weaken with age so u may need a me down the road if u have predm or dm now. Check fasting blood sugar once in a while to keep an eye on how u r doing. Best is fasting sugar <100. ...Read more

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I m suffering from diabetes from last 13 years I m taking medicine glicomet gp3 850 morning b b/f and dinner but still not control sugar level.

I m suffering from diabetes from last 13 years I m taking medicine glicomet gp3 850 morning b b/f and dinner but still not control sugar level.

Diabetes: It is very common for a diabetic to need medication adjustment as the years go by. There are newer medicines now that should help regulate your sugar. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative medicines for diabetes?

Are there any alternative medicines for diabetes?

As above: Diabetes is a chronic condition, u can try excersize and diet, if blood sugar continue to be elevated, talk with u pcp for medication. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for diabetes?

Many: There are 19 different classes of diabetes drugs including insulin and oral agents. These meds can be used aline or in combination to lower glucose levels. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for diabetes?

What is the best medicine for diabetes?

Many options: I assume you have type 2 diabetes. In this day and age, the best diabetes medications are those that do not cause you to gain weight or retain fluids. These are newer medications and are still not generic but they treat both diabetes and are weight-neutral/loss: metformin/byetta/victoza/januvia/onglyza/tradjenta. See your doctor to see if you are a suitable candidate for any of these drugs. ...Read more

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What is the latest discovered drugs for diabetes?

What is the latest discovered drugs for diabetes?

SGLT-2 Inhibitor: One of the newest diabetic medications on the market is the sglt-2 inhibitor, canagliflozin. It works by inhibiting the sglt-2 (sodium glucose transoporter) in the kidney. This allows the body to urinate more of the glucose out of the body. It can also help with weight loss and blood pressure. There is an increased risk of yeast infections (yeast loves the extra sugar in the urine!). ...Read more

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Should I take medicine for diabetes when I'm in diet?

Should I take medicine for diabetes when I'm in diet?

Watch out in changes: You should always discuss changes in diet with your physician before doing the changes. He is the one that can guide you through it. When you start to restrict calories on your diet try to do it eating the same food but smaller amounts. If you are doing things the right way, sticking yourself to the diabetic diet should make you lose weight. ...Read more