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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

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


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Why didn't I have symptoms of type 2 diabetes?

Why didn't I have symptoms of type 2 diabetes?

See discussion: Diabetes, like other cardiovascular diseases/risks, can sometimes be "silent" until significant damage has occurred. This is why seeing a physician regularly, along with a healthy diet and regular exercise, is an important part of good, proactive care. We often discover issues that will later become big problems, but with early identification & action, prevent the big problem from ever occurring. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in kids?

What are the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in kids?

Several: Common signs of diabetes can include increase thirst, frequent urination, weight gain, fatigue, and poor wound healing. However, early on in the disease, symptoms may be absent or very mild and go unnoticed for some time. ...Read more

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Concerned. My fasting glucose test came back negative bt I have POCS, am thin & have symptoms of type 2 diabetes can I still have insulin resistance?

Concerned. My fasting glucose test came back negative bt I have POCS, am thin & have symptoms of type 2 diabetes can I still have insulin resistance?

Insulin resistance. : Glucose N in thin PCOS. Asks could I have insulin resistance. ANS: yes but not likely and detailed testing for IR rarely done in practice. Keep up the good work. ...Read more

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What are symptoms in type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

What are symptoms in type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

Similar - Except: Type I have to have Insulin to stay alive. They go into ketoacidosis & die within 2-3 weeks, without it. Type ii make super normal amounts of insulin, yet sugar still high & they do not go into ketoacidosis without insulin, though Insulin often promoted as a treatment; a treatment option with many complications & which often promotes worsening of many dm problems. ...Read more

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What are all of the symptoms for type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

What are all of the symptoms for type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

Multiple: Frequent urination unusual thirst extreme hunger unusual weight loss extreme fatigue and irritability frequent infections blurred vision cuts/bruises that are slow to heal tingling/numbness in the hands/feet recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections. ...Read more

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Is diabetes genetic? I think i may be diabetic, my mom just got diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and I have two symptoms of it. Should i get tested?

Is diabetes genetic? I think i may be diabetic, my mom just got diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and I have two symptoms of it. Should i get tested?

Type II diabetes: There is a strong heritable component of diabetes, especially type ii. I don't know what symptoms you are currently experiencing, but the classic ones are polyuria, polydipsia, nocturia, and polyphagia. If you have symptoms, you should be screened with a hemoglobin a1c blood test or fasting plasma glucose test; especially if you are obese, or have additional risk factors besides family history. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Adult Onset Or Type 2) (Definition)

A chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose). ...Read more