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Doctor insights on: Relation Between Gynoid Obesity And Diabetes Mellitus

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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. What does this mean? Diabetes Mellitus 125 mg/dl

. What does this mean? Diabetes Mellitus  125 mg/dl

High sugar: 125mg/dl is most likely your serum glucose. This level is elevated and can be caused by diabetes. The level is not very high and could be caused by medication or other problems. The doc who ordered the test can help you sort it out ...Read more

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What causes diabetes mellitus type 1 to develop in children?

What causes diabetes mellitus type 1 to develop in children?

Autoimmunity: Autoimmune destruction of beta cells in the islets of pancreas abrogates the ability to produce insulin. This may be instigated by viral infection, however no specific agent has been identified. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between diabetes mellitus and diabetes?

What is the main difference between diabetes mellitus and diabetes?

Nothing: I'd say 95+% of the time we say "diabetes" we are speaking of diabetes mellitus, a condition characterized by elevated blood sugar and associated metabolic issues. There is a condition called diabetes insipidus, but it is relatively uncommon. ...Read more

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Why would a person with diabetes mellitus have a higher absorbance readings of their plasma?

Why would a person with diabetes mellitus have a higher absorbance readings of their plasma?

Question VeryUnclear: Absorbance of what? Dm=?ed blood sugar (complex & many hormones involved), thus drastically ? all sugar/cho intake. Most dm meds work poorly & complicate dm. Low sugar always due to medication complication, not dm per-se. ??sugar/cho (including fruits), high fat, moderate protein foods work best; victoza, (liraglutide) titrated up from very ?dose by pt, not md. Best med currently available. Study: taubes, attia. ...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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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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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 pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus type 1?

What is the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus type 1?

Complex : This is an entire course in med school, and a lifetime of study for the specialists. Essentially, the pancreas is unable to meet the body's requirements for insulin production, whether caused by disease, trauma, toxicity. Read: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetestype1.html ...Read more

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How does diabetes mellitus causes placental insufficiency ?

How does diabetes mellitus causes placental insufficiency ?

Blood flow: Diabetes is a glucose control disorder that affects blood vessels. If diabetes is well controlled then the injury to blood vessels is negligible. When blood vessels are narrowed or compromised-then the fetus receives less blood flow and nutrients which may be associated with newborn problems. ...Read more

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What's the latest treatment news on diabetes mellitus type 2?

Diabetes Rx: There are currently 14 drug classes (including insulins) to treat type 2 diabetes with many more to come in the coming years. Unless you have a specific question, it's too much to list in 400 words. ...Read more

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What effect does diabetes mellitus have on your blood osmolarity?

What effect does diabetes mellitus have on your blood osmolarity?

Depends: Especieally if you are a type 2 diabetic you can go into aroma crisis known a as nonketototic hyperosmostic coma. It can be fatal if not treaters and results from very high blood sugars that cause a dehydration state. It is as important for type 2 diabetics to maintain good control as type 1s . Bad things can happen. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for diabetes mellitus without having medicine ?

Is there an effective treatment for diabetes mellitus without having medicine ?

Yes! Behavior Change: In order to reverse prediabetic or diabetic state you must pursue aggressive behavior and lifestyle change. Water, eating veggies and 10k steps a day are recommended. Utilizing mobile tools to assist you will help reinforce your good behaviors. Try our mobile behavior change system to assist your physician's recommendations! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?mt=8 ...Read more

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In regards to metabolism, what similarities are there between diabetes mellitus and prolonged starvation?

In regards to metabolism, what similarities are there between diabetes mellitus and prolonged starvation?

Ketone Production: The core similarity between the two is ketone production due to lack of nutrients in the tissues. The mechanism of lack of nutrients for the diabetes state being lack of sufficient insulin ( or resistance to insulin in the case of type two) to move glucose into the cells to be used for metabolism. At this point fat is burned for "fuel" so to speak. ...Read more

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Can diabetes mellitus type 1 have tattoo?

Can diabetes mellitus type 1 have tattoo?

Yes, but...: Diabetic patients always at greater risk of infection from it than normal people... So avoid , but if 'insist' , do when sugars well controlled. ...Read more

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How does diabetes mellitus affect the eyes?

How does diabetes mellitus affect the eyes?

GlaucomaCataractReti: Glaucoma Peope with DM have 40% more risk of getting Glaucoma.It occurs when pressure bulds in the eye.Pressure pinches the blood vessels that carry blood to retina and optic nerve.Vision loss due to damage to retina Cataracts People withDM have 60%more chance of developing Cataract and even at younger age Retinopathy There are proliferative and non proli retinopathy cause blindness if not treated ...Read more

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Why do people with diabetes mellitus get glycosuria?

Why do people with diabetes mellitus get glycosuria?

Too much glucose: Diabetics have a problem getting the glucose from their blood into their tissues. Their lack of Insulin or Insulin resistance causes the glucose that is in the blood stream to keep building up. When the blood goes through the kidney filter if there is a lot of glucose it is 'dumped' with other waste products into the urine glycouria results. ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more