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My Friend Says There Is A New Medication To Treat Diabetes Type What Is It
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
Complications unless: This depends on how bad your diabetes is & what other measures you are using to control it. If you stop your meds your sugars will likely go higher & over time this leads to increased risk of serious complications such as heart disease, blindness, kidney failure & early death. However, it is often possible to control diabetes with diet, exercise & supplements. Why do you want to stop? See comment:. ...Read more
Several: Treatment of poor circulation depends on the symptoms and stage of disease. Medically these patients should be on antiplatelets like aspirin, statins to lower bad cholesterol like Lipitor , some medications to help with walking but don't affect the blockage like pletal. Must have tight sugar control. In advanced stages stenting or bypass surgeries are needed. ...Read more
My dad has diabetes type 2 and is fat and has high blood pressure but takes all his medication. I worry. Can he still live a full life?
Long life possible: Your father has conditions which poses serious risks to his life but modern medicine has much to offer and he can do a lot to help himself. Losing weight and controlling both diabetes and hypertension are at least in part within his own control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was new in diabetea disease.. Is there some one explain to me what is diabetes type 1 and type 2? Thank you...
Type 1 vs type 2: To use an analogy, Insulin is like a taxicab that takes sugar from the blood and delivers it into cells where it can be used or stored.Without insulin, the sugar can do nothing but build up in the blood, making it thick and spilling into the urine. In type 1, you no longer make insulin, so you must give it all by shot.In type 2 you make some, but not enough for your size.Extra is often given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many problems: If diabetes is not treated whether type 1 or 2 it will eventually lead to organ damage in the eyes, kidneys, nerve damage in the feet and increased risk of heart diease. Luckily dm is a very treatable disease with the appropriate medications although which medication works best depends on the individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seebelow: Type 2 diabetes is related to weight change. With the increase in childhood obesity in recent years there have been increasing reports of this form of diabetes in much younger age groups. Because type 2 diabetes is closely linked to obesity. You must reduce your weight.See your doctor, stop sugar food, soda, lower your carbs.Exercise, as nice walk, drink water, follow you doctors advice! ...Read more
Yes, for Type 2 in: For type ii, in which hepatic gluconeogenesis compounds ?ed bg, the glp-1 analogues & metformin both ?gluconeogenesis; the glp-1 analogues by decreasing secretion of glucagon (more powerful). Metformin by interfering with gluconeogenesis within the liver (less powerful). For type i, suppressing gluconeogenesis dangerous; it blocks internal protection for Insulin induced hypoglycemia. ...Read more
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