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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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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Diabetes, Type 1 (Definition)

A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to produce energy. ...Read more


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Is type 1 diabetes always treated with insulin?

Is type 1 diabetes always treated with insulin?

Yes : Type 1 diabetes is a complete Insulin deficiency. People with type 1 diabetes must be given Insulin to survive. Insulin has a great impact on metablolism. ...Read more

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Can type 2 diabetes turn into type 1 diabetes?

Can type 2 diabetes turn into type 1 diabetes?

No: Type 2 diabetes is an Insulin resistant form of diabetes. Many but not all persons with type 2 end up on Insulin over time because their bodies lose the ability to make enough Insulin to meet their needs. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. It is therefore an Insulin deficient form and always requires Insulin therapy. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hyperglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis in type 1 diabetics?

What's the difference between hyperglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis in type 1 diabetics?

Compensation: Hyperglycemia just means that the blood sugar is high. If you have taken enough Insulin so that there is active metabolism going on, the sugar will eventually be noprmalized - even though you may have to raise the dose of Insulin to do this. If the Insulin is totally inadequate, the body begins to burn fat instead of sugar. The fat leads to ketones and then acidosis as everything gets worse. ...Read more

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Testicles pain swollen ALSO. Type 1 diabetes SUGARS BEEN HIGH?

Testicles pain swollen ALSO. Type 1 diabetes SUGARS BEEN HIGH?

Testicular pain: usually warrants emergency evaluation, especially when associated with swelling. Although this is unlikely to be related to high blood sugars, your diabetes may also need urgent care, or at minimum, discussion with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Difference of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in obesity?

Difference of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in obesity?

Bad for both: Obesity can adversely affect diabetes control for both type 1 and type 2. In general, type 2 patients are more obese because of Insulin resistance. For both group, exercise/diet control remains key in controlling diabetes. ...Read more

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How is low blood sugar related to having type 1 diabetes?

How is low blood sugar related to having type 1 diabetes?

Not related: Type 1 diabetes is due to near total deficiency of Insulin and is associated with high blood glucose among other metabolic issues. Administration of Insulin to treat type 1 diabetes may cause temporary low blood sugar. ...Read more

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Best diet for type 1 diabetics?

Best diet for type 1 diabetics?

Rewiew every year: Type 1 diabetics should review their diet with a registerd dietician every year. If you are not doing so , call the hospital near you, they should have a team or dietician that can help you out. ...Read more

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Type 1 diabetes mellitus and alcoholic beverages. Does beer have a bad effect on blood sugar?

Type 1 diabetes mellitus and alcoholic beverages. Does beer have a bad effect on blood sugar?

Beer and blood sugar: Alcohol can cause low blood sugar shortly after and 8-12 hours after drinking. If you are going to drink, check your bs right before drinking and only drink if it's normal. It's a good idea to eat before or during drinking to prevent low bs. You should also check bs before bed to make sure you are not low going to bed. If low, eat something. Limit drinks to 1 for women, 2 for men.. ...Read more

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Can decreasing hepatic gluconeogenesis treat diabetes type 1 and type 2?

Can decreasing hepatic gluconeogenesis treat diabetes type 1 and type 2?

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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Is type 1 diabetes dangerous?

Is type 1 diabetes dangerous?

Yes!: This is the only chronic disease in which the treatment is quite a potentially dangerous medicine, insulin. Insulin is lifesaving, but very difficult to dose for those with type one diabetes. Insulin must be dosed just right, and the danger is that giving too much insulin will lead to a serious low blood sugar. Continuous Monitoring of blood sugar with CGM technology can minimize this risk. ...Read more

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Can statins and ezetrol cause type 1 diabetes?

Can statins and ezetrol cause type 1 diabetes?

Nope: No. Type one diabetes is an autoimmune disorder which is thought to be genetic in origin. ...Read more

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Type 1 diabetes diet should consist of what foods?

Long answer: That would take pages to answer. See your doctor and ask to see a diabetes educator asap. It is vital for your health and life. ...Read more

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What happens if a type 1 diabetic has low blood sugar? High blood sugar?

What happens if a type 1 diabetic has low blood sugar? High blood sugar?

Read up on it: Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters. You could do a search on type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia. There are many many online resources for people wanting to learn more because a friend or relative has type 1 ...Read more

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Is gestational diabetes a form of type 2 or type 1 diabetes?

Is gestational diabetes a form of type 2 or type 1 diabetes?

Neither: It is really a separate type, one that occurs in pregnancy. It is more like type2, but treated more like type1. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What percentage of a type 1 diabetic father's children will be type 1 diabetics also?

What percentage of a type 1 diabetic father's children will be type 1 diabetics also?

Low: In the past I have read the risk is at or less than 5% in any offspring of a type one.The risk of type 2 would be a separate issue and relate to the risk in the general population. You will be aware and more vigilant to the symptoms than most, and I would not make this a reason to avoid parenthood. ...Read more

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What is the required blood sugar level for a diabetes type 1 patient?

What is the required blood sugar level for a diabetes type 1 patient?

Normal range: Diabetes needs to be have blood sugar controlled in order to decrease the many side effects. The goal should be about normal levels. ...Read more

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