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What Is The Best Way To Test A Person To See If They Are Diebetic
Blood sugar: Blood sugar is a test for diabetes that can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you might have diabetes, you should see a physician to check your blood sugar. A blood test called A1c can also be done. No fasting needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best way to diagnose pre diabetes? Id regular blood test is negative is there still a chance to have pre diabetes?
If you have diabetes is sugar always in your urine? What's the best test to see if your diabetic? And what are the main symptoms?
Diabetes: Sugar in urine can clue you in to whether you could have diabetes but it is not used to diagnose diabetes. The three tests approved for diagnosis of diabetes are: fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin a1c, and oral glucose tolerance test (ogtt). Symptoms for diabetes vary but the three most common are excessive thirst, urination and hunger. ...Read more
That question : Requires a very complicated answer. You have no idea how many things we consider and have to take into account when making decisions regarding your treatment. This is a very individualized decision making process, one that you and your doctor need to come to grips with together. ...Read more
It's the same: as for anyone else, eat less and exercise more to burn up more calories than you take in. Insulin administration will make this more difficult, and you might want to discuss with your doctor a gradual reduction in insulin dose as weight loss proceeds, but make sure glucose control remains appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle: There are no shortcuts for weight management in patients with type 1 diabetes. It's always best to minimize low sugars (to avoid eating more to keep sugars up), eat healthy, exercise, and get quality sleep. Taking Insulin is vital in this process, though amount may need to be lowered if blood sugars become too tight or low during this process. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
What is the best way to tell my children about our divorce? Our son hugo has aspergers and our 14 year old has celiac and type one diabetes
No one best way: I believe it's impossible to predict the BEST way to go about telling children about a divorce. The method should be one agreed-upon by both parents and I would think should involve either a family meeting or at least one parent telling both children at the same time. And then, the other parent having a conference if it's not possible to have the whole family together. Best of luck to you all. ...Read more
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