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Tired Eyes Related Diabetes
Glucose or Dry eyes: Glucose fluctuations can change vision the increased glucose in his blood also increases the glucose inside the lens in the eye. The lens with high glucose draws fluid via osmosis. This fluid increases the thickness of the lens, therefore; the power of the lens. The change in power may allow the patient to see better at near or better at distance. Also diabetes can lead to dry eye due neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
I have diabetes . Today I have been feeling very dizzy and tired that my eyes keep closing . My sugar is very low . What must I do ?
Eat sugar/adjust med: You've got low sugar and you're on 2 meds, Ativan and Inderal that cause hypotension and lower heart rate. You need to eat sugar when it's low to get it higher or you can lose consciousness, so see your dr. Right away about this and to adjust your meds and diabetic treatment so you're not in danger of losing consciousness or worse. Good luck. ...Read more
Fasting blood sugar of 85 always tired and thirsty, moody, and poor eye sight. Does this mean diabetes?
I have diabetes 2, good control with pills so far and a good diet. Can floaters in my eyes and frequent gum problems be related?
Unlikely: Both symptoms might be found in a patient who has vitreous hemorrhage and gingivitis both due to advanced diabetic microvascular disease. It is best to have a dilated retinal examination to look for signs of diabetes. It is sometimes difficult to determine for sure whether there is advanced disease. See an eye specialist or retinal specialist and an endodontist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Damages blood vessel: Diabetes can cause the blood vessels in the retina to be clogged, usually by cholesterol deposits and the effect of high sugars. When that happens, the retina makes new vessels to try to get nourishment to the tissue. These are fragile, and often break open, so blood leaks out, causing blurred vision. Laser treatment can seal up the leaking spots and improve things a bit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO I CAN'T: BUT AN OPHTALMOLOGIST PROBABLY COULD, AFTER EXAMINING YOU. ...Read more
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