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Doctor insights on: Type I Vs Type Ii Diabetes Symptoms

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What type of meds should someone with diabetes type II take?

What type of meds should someone with diabetes type II take?

Several options : Groups of medications are available. Biguanides, sulfanylureas, thioglitazones, Alpha glucosidase inhibitors, meglitinides, dpp4 inhibitors and combinations of these. Each has their own benefits as well as side effects. ...Read more

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How are type i and type II diabetes distinguished from each other?

How are type i and type II diabetes distinguished from each other?

Insulin: Dm is problem with insulin. Type 1 is a complete lack of Insulin so oral medications don't work. Type 2 is relative Insulin deficiency but not complete lack, also involves Insulin resistance which means tissues can not use Insulin and therefore sugar very well. ...Read more

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Can you get type 1 diabetes vs type 2?

Can you get type 1 diabetes vs type 2?

Either: Type 2 is the most common but you can get either type anytime. ...Read more

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Differentiate type1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes?

Differentiate type1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes?

Diabetes: 37 M asks: Differentiate type 1 and type2 diabetes. But does not ask how much detail. ANS: I would google this for detailed answer. In brief: 2 is inherited, 1 is not. 1 develops suddenly, 2 does not. 2 associated with obesity 1 usually not. 1 requires insulin. no insulin u die. , 2 does not till advanced. 1 shortens life much more than 2. 1 much more likely to go blind and end up on dialysis. ...Read more

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Difference in type 1 and type 2 diabetes signs?

Difference in type 1 and type 2 diabetes signs?

Not much: There isn't much difference in the signs of diabetes type 1 versus type 2. Type 1 disease, however, can often present with more severe, and more sudden signs. ...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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Aren't type II diabetes and psoriasis co-related?

Aren't type II diabetes and psoriasis co-related?

Likely: See http://www.Futurity.Org/health-medicine/strong-link-between-psoriasis-and-diabetes/ also one medicine for diabetes seems to help psoriasis- pioglitazone. ...Read more

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How to control type II diabetes?

Lifestyle and Meds: Diet-the mediterranean diet has been shown to be effective, exercise -150 minutes a week of aerobic activity, stretching, & 2 days a week of resistance training, weight loss of 7-10% weight loss if needed. There are multiple medication on the market to treat type 2 diabetes but we typically start with metformin as the mainstay of therapy and add other medications as needed based on the individual. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes type 1)?

What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 1 (diabetes type 1)?

Lack of insulin: Due to destruction of the Insulin producing cells of the pancreas, the body is incapable of making insulin. It often, but not always, occurs in children and young adults. It must be treated with insulin. Type 2 is due to the body's inability to use Insulin efficiently. It can be treated either with pills or insulin, and usually, but not always, occurs in adults. ...Read more

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Is diabetes type II diabetes curable?

Is diabetes type II diabetes curable?

Yes and No.: Diabetes is genetic. We can treat the disease and then management will take care of the rest. Proper diet, exercise, management of stress all play a role. The younger you are and healthier you keep your ideal weight for age and height, the better chances you have to become "diet" regulated versus "medicine" regulated. Talk with your primary doc or meet with an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 2 (diabetes type 2)?

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What kind of condition is diabetes mellitus type 2 (diabetes type 2)?

Acquried diabetes: Diabetes type 2 is the most common form of diabetes, resistance to insulin, closely linked to obesity and has become increasingly common in recent decades as more people become obese. ...Read more

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How are type 1 and type 2 diabetes symptoms distinguished from each other?

How are type 1 and type 2 diabetes symptoms distinguished from each other?

Difference: The symptoms are not the issue but the cause is . Type 1 is a lack of insulin. You get ill right away with symptoms of increased appetite, thirst, urination and weight loss. You need Insulin to be replaced. Type 2 is a state of Insulin resistance. These symptoms take much longer to present . Insulin is present but the tissues do not respond as well. This can be handled with oral medication ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of type II diabetic retinopathy?

See below: Early diabetic retinopathy has no symptoms. By the time symptoms occur, the disease is advanced and vision loss may be permanent. It is for this reason that all diabetics should have a dilated examination every year. We are much better at preventing vision loss than restoring lost vision. ...Read more

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Is type II diabetes reversible in patients with weak symptoms?

Probably: If you pay attention to a good diet with carb restriction, lose weight and have a regular exercise routine the diabetes will be controlled to the point that the sugars would be normal. This means that the condition is controlled, but can become obvious and out of control if all the above is not followed on a consistent basis. ...Read more

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What are the different strategies for type II diabetes?

What are the different strategies for type II diabetes?

Strategies include: Prevention, oral meds, prevention, exercise, prevention, diet, prevention, education, prevention, weight loss, prevention, gastric bypass surgery, prevention, insulin, prevention, prevention and lastly, treatment of complications, then that's it! ...Read more