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My dad can't exercise because of his disk but needs to so that he can get the disk treatment and help diabetes. What alternative method is there?

My dad can't exercise because of his disk but needs to so that he can get the disk treatment and help diabetes. What alternative method is there?

There are other: Ways. He has to be on a proper diet, and can use stationary bike for little impact and can also use form of hand/arm ergometer. Ask around, especially the exercise places for these things. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Can there be a treatment for diabetes?

Can there be a treatment for diabetes?

Yes, Regarding Type2: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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How much can treatment for diabetes cost?

How much can treatment for diabetes cost?

Type 2 a few bucks: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. This platform is just a couple of dollars. walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884 ...Read more

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What is the newest treatment for diabetes?

What is the newest treatment for diabetes?

Older is better.: Newest treatments are not as effective, safe or inexpensive as the old standards: metformin, sulfonylureas, and insulin. ...Read more

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What will be the future treatment for diabetes?

What will be the future treatment for diabetes?

Many new drug: Classes being evaluated will be able to control diabetes very well , along with current meds, without risk of weight gain or low blood sugar for type 1 diabetes, 'artificial pancreas' coming sooner than later. ...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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Has the treatment of diabetes changed over the years?

Has the treatment of diabetes changed over the years?

Dramatically : The treatment options of diabetes have changed dramatically in the us. Metformin was approved for use in the mid 1990's and since then 9 more classes of diabetes medications have been added as treatment options including a new class just approved in 4/2013. Prior to metformin we had just Insulin and one class of oral medication (sulfonylureas). Many new insulins have been added since then as well. ...Read more

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I want to know about the latest treatment for diabetes?

I want to know about the latest treatment for diabetes?

Too general: Type 1 or 2? Do you have diabetes? - ask your diabetologist not the latest treatment, but the best treatment for you. ...Read more

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What is the medical treatment for diabetes that is best?

Options: If you are a type 1 diabetic, the treatment is insulin. If you are type 2 diabetic, the first drug to start on (if you have no contraindications) is metformin. If it is still not controlling your diabetes, then addition of other meds or Insulin might be needed. When choosing the Next Choice after metformin, choose agents that don't cause weight gain. Diet/exercise is needed for both diabetes type. ...Read more

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