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Over The Counter Treatment For Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
ACUTE FUNGAL SINUSITIS MUCORMYCOSIS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 2.
What is the treatment for the above Diagnosis?
Mucormycosis: Usually surgery combined with a complex combination of antifungal medications depending upon the organism and its sensitivities. This may be one of several mold fungi (Mucor, Absidia, Rhizopus, and others). Very severe condition with outcomes difficult to predict. Best wishes and hopes. ...Read more
I've got Dx at age 2 with type 1 diabetes mellitus. My diabetes is deregulated. Is a fecal transplant a treatment option? I use CGM + insulin pump.
No: Fecal transplant is not a treatment for diabetes. Please keep your blood glucose under control with insulin. Wish you good health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
May be both: Insulin is definitely required for t1 diabetes. Many people will require Insulin for t2 diabetes if they don't lose weight to lower Insulin resistance, their pancreas fails with prolonged period of time, or the oral medication just isn't effective enough to control their glucose. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more
Absolutely: There are many aspects of diabetes that need to be followed by a professional. Among these are the control of the blood sugar as well as blood pressure and lipids (like cholesterol). One needs to be examined and tested for complications of diabetes and when found these complications need to be managed to slow further progression. Referral to other professional may be necessary. ...Read more
Diabetes: Any medical clinic in any location in the world would be able to test you appropriately for this common human ailment. Based upon the medication needs you have to control your blood sugar levels will be the determining factor to the diagnosis. Again, any physician caring for your overall health will know exactly what to do. ...Read more
No: For type 1 diabetes in which the problem is deficiency of insulin, the only treatments that help are those that provide the body the needed insulin. The beta cells are destroyed by an autoimmune process leading to Insulin deficiency. Malunggay does not provide insulin. Whatever benefit it may offer, Insulin replacement in type 1diabetes is not one of them. ...Read more
Diet exercise oral : Along with diet and exercise, oral agents such as glipizide/glyburide followed by the addition of metformin if not controlled. Glimepiride is often the next step. Then pioglitazone and sitagliptin could be used after previous alternatives attempted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on the severity of diabetes. If ur blood sugar is relatively well controlled with appropriate diet (less carbohydrates like sugar and starch, more vegetables, etc.), & moderate daily exercise, ur diabetes might be controlled with a med like metformin alone. If not, you may need other oral or injectable meds. Blood pressure will need an ace-inhibitor but depends on kidney function. See doc. ...Read more
Similar to a Type 1: A type 2 diabetic who needs to use Insulin can consider an Insulin pump. The guidelines for recommending a pump are similar to those for a type 1 diabetic. The doctor will look at issues such as the patient's trouble controlling blood sugar levels with multiple daily Insulin injections, the frequency of past low blood sugar episodes, the presence of nerve/kidney/eye diabetes complications, etc... ...Read more
I'm a type 1 diabetic & found out I have pcos. The meds used for pcos are generally a diabetic medication. What meds would a diabetic use?
Diabetic foot ulcer: You need to see a specialist as soon as possible. Some suggestions include wound specialists, podiatrists, primary care physicians, etc. An ulceration in a diabetic in the foot requires attention. I am puzzled by your description of a 'stage 2' as this is not the way to classify these types of ulcerations -- that descriptor is reserved for pressure ulcer classification. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Insulin: All type 1 diabetics require Insulin and can not survive with out it. It can be given through injections multiple times daily or an Insulin pump which infuses Insulin throughout the day/night and patients can give a bolus of Insulin for meals based on blood sugar and the carbs they eat. Also glucose sensors can help alert patients if bs is trending high or low before it goes to high or drops low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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