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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you explain if it's possible to have a lot of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and not have it?
Yes: But that means you and md must look for other causes of the syptoms ! :). ...Read more
Having symptoms of type 2 diabetes, + my father has it. I'm 29 and tested negative for gestational diab last year while preg. Could i still have it?
What can I do if my toenails have become yellow and brittle. Could these be symptoms of type 2 diabetes?
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?
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
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
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