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Doctor insights on: Type One Diabetes Vs Type Two

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How will you differentiate between type one , type two and type three diabeties?

How will you differentiate between type one , type two and type three diabeties?

Lab tests: If early in the course antibodies directed against Insulin or the Insulin producing cells can be detected. Ask your endocrinologist if you are in doubt. ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

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


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What is type two hypertension?

What is type two hypertension?

Unclear: Hypertension is an affliction that needs to be constantly monitored. (90+% is primary hypertension) 5–10% of cases (secondary hypertension) are caused by other conditions that affect the kidneys, arteries, heart or endocrine system. Discuss with md asap. ...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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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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What is diabetec type 1 and 2?Also the differences each two type and prevention for this dse?

What is diabetec type 1 and  2?Also the differences each two type and prevention for this dse?

Type I: Is Insulin deficiency. Type ii is Insulin resistance to its actions. Type i has at least a genetic background but may have a viral cause added on. Type ii is acquired and is now very common because of the wretched diet that is consumed by many. ...Read more

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What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

Textbook full: Hi. Big question. Here are some brief simple points. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease where the immune system erroneously kills the beta cells in the pancreas (the cells that make insulin). Insulin is required for life, and type 1's must take insulin. Type 2's are both insulin resistant and insulin deficient (but not autoimmune). Many treatment options, including insulin. Tight control lessens risk ...Read more

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What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

Type 1..: Requires Insulin to live type 2 can often be controlled with diet, exercise pills;sometimes need Insulin for better control, but won't pass away if no Insulin unless very poorly controlled. ...Read more

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What is standard treatment for type two diabetes?

What is standard treatment for type two diabetes?

Customized: It really depends on the severity of diabetes and other factors like presence/absence of liver or kidney disease. First medication is often either a sulfonylurea or metformin. Here is a link you ay find helpful: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/diabetes-treatment/da00089. ...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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How are type a and type b diabetes distinguished from each other?

How are type a and type b diabetes distinguished from each other?

Do you mean : Type 1 and type 2? Type 2 is increased by age, family history and (70-90%) obesity -- which causes Insulin resistance, necessitating higher Insulin by your pancreas and eventually exhausts pancreas' ability to make sufficient insulin. Symptoms are thirst, urination, weight loss, visual blurring, fatigue, etc. Type 1 is lack of Insulin secretion, not excess, and is generally seen in younger patient. ...Read more

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How accurate is the blood test for distinguishing between type one and type two herpes?

How accurate is the blood test for distinguishing between type one and type two herpes?

Type specific = good: Type specific herpes tests are great at distinguishing between type 1 & 2. Rarely if someone is highly positive for type 1 w/ a very low positive for type 2, we believe it could be a false positive, even with type specific tests, which are the best tests out there to screen for herpes. If u have a genital sore, immediately see a doc for a swab which reliably distinguishes type 1&2, if positive. ...Read more

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Which type of diet is for gestational diabetes?

Which type of diet is for gestational diabetes?

Nutritionist: Most of the obstetricians I have worked with referred women with gestational diabetes to a class on the subject or to work with a nutritionist. I think this is quiet important. Frankly, it would be difficulty to teach the concepts of eating with diabetes in 400 words or less. ...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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What is the difference between novolin (insulin) n and novolog for a type two diabetic?

What is the difference between novolin (insulin) n and novolog for a type two diabetic?

Onset/duration: Novolin n (a brand of nph) is an intermediate acting insulin. It starts working after a few hrs, peaks in 6-8 hrs and lasts 12-16 hrs. Novolog is a rapid acting insulin. It starts to work in a few mins, peaks in an hr or two, lasts 4 hrs or so. Novolog is used @meals to prevent post-meal high bs and to "correct" bs. Nph (or better yet a long acting like Lantus (insulin glargine) or levemir) keeps fasting bs lower. ...Read more

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What is the relation between pcos and type one diabetes?

What is the relation between pcos and type one diabetes?

None: There is no relationship with pcos and type 1 diabetes, but patients with pcos have a 4-6x higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and in general will develop diabetes 15-20 years earlier than they otherwise would have. ...Read more

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Insulin doses needed for type 2 diabetes vs type 1?

Insulin doses needed for type 2 diabetes vs type 1?

Insulin: Both can be treated with insulin. In general, type 2 requires more Insulin than type 1 (due to Insulin resistance). ...Read more

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Is there a preferred insulin for diabetes type ii?

Is there a preferred insulin for diabetes type ii?

The first line : Treatment for diabetes is not insulin. It is first dietary and lifestyle changes, then various oral medications. The last would be insulin. There is no preferred type of insulin........ ...Read more

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Is metabolic syndrome another type of diabetes?

Is metabolic syndrome another type of diabetes?

It will becomes DM2: Metabolic syndrome refers to a cluster of problems associated with the development of Insulin resistance, which will lead to diabetes. Along the way, Insulin resistance causes hypertension, weight on the middle, dyslipedemia ( not high cholesterol per say), but a bad chol/hdl ratio because it lowers good cholesterol and raises triglycerides. Usually type 2 dm is the last thing to occur or be dx. ...Read more

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