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What do I do for a tendency towards diabeties?

What do I do for a tendency towards diabeties?

Defintion below: Pre-diabetes= fasting 100-125, diabetes 200 and above 2 hours after eating 140-199, diabetes 200 and above if your 'tendency' for diabetes = above must treat yourself as diabetes!- follow no concentrated sweet diet- and see md to consider medications. ...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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I have a constant uneasy feeling of dread and nervousness. Did my neglect towards my diabetes cause these symptoms?

I have a constant uneasy feeling of dread and nervousness. Did my neglect towards my diabetes cause these symptoms?

Could be: Low and high blood sugar levels can cause alterations in mental status that may include nervousness. The symptoms you described can also be caused by anxiety disorders and other psychiatric disorders. Your best option will be to get your diabetes under control to see if your symptoms go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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For what reasons might certain people have a tendency towards high blood sugar and diabetes?

For what reasons might certain people have a tendency towards high blood sugar and diabetes?

Diabetes: The predominat form of diabetes in the us is from overating simple sugars. Being overweight increases resistance to insulin. Eating foods with a lower glycemic index is the best way to prevent diabetes. ...Read more

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I have a genetic tendency towards acne. I'm sixteen. I'm seeing a dermatologist, but how can I make myself stop these bad habits?

?: Not sure being 16 is a bad habit except for you parents. Mostly do not pick or scrub and follw the derm advice. Until you out grow it you have to control it. ...Read more

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Do I have psychopathic tendencies? Is it normal to have recurring morbid thoughts and lack of empathy towards other's hardships?

Do I have psychopathic tendencies? Is it normal to have recurring morbid thoughts and lack of empathy towards other's hardships?

Your interest, says: Whatever amount of tendency you have is not very strong. Hardened attitudes on particular hardships might not reflect psychopathy, but realism. It can be hard to find people to kindle empathy if it was not internalized as a child - for some it's hard to keep it lit in an injust society. Try to find person(s) you trust, admire or even like and feed the sparks of regard. A therapist may help. Best! ...Read more

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Diabetes is on my mothers side of the family. My brothers were diagnosed in their 60's, I am 63. Am i at risk?

Diabetes is on my mothers side of the family. My brothers were diagnosed in their 60's, I am 63. Am i at risk?

Definitely: Risk increases with age, positive family history and is 70-90% related to obesity. If you're overweight, begin a program of diet, exercise and weight loss. Check w/your doctor and look at diabetes.Org. ...Read more