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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Diabetes, Type 1 (Definition)

A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to produce energy. ...Read more


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What exactly is the sign of the symptoms of diabetes or pre diabetic?

What exactly is the sign of the symptoms of diabetes or pre diabetic?

None for prediabetes: Definition is fasting sugar 100-125, , sugar 2-4 hours after eating 140-199, hga1c 5.7-6.4 diabetes (fasting >126, 2 hours after eating >200) often has no symtoms when sugars > 240 all the time get thirst, extra urination, humger. ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus type 1?

What is the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus type 1?

Complex : This is an entire course in med school, and a lifetime of study for the specialists. Essentially, the pancreas is unable to meet the body's requirements for insulin production, whether caused by disease, trauma, toxicity. Read: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetestype1.html ...Read more

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What are all of the symptoms for type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

What are all of the symptoms for type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

Multiple: Frequent urination unusual thirst extreme hunger unusual weight loss extreme fatigue and irritability frequent infections blurred vision cuts/bruises that are slow to heal tingling/numbness in the hands/feet recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections. ...Read more

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What are the usual indicators of type 1 herpes?

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What are the usual indicators of type 1 herpes?

Cold sore: The most common symptoms of hsv 1, oral infection, would be your classic fever blister/cold sore. ...Read more

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What is the causes of DM type 2?

What is the causes of DM type 2?

Thought to be...: The causes of DM2 are unclear, but thought to be a mixture of genetics,excess weight,and perhaps certain foods and additives. What is known is that the body becomes resistant to insulin (the hormone that allows cells to absorb glucose) and the pancreas (the producer of insulin) may become "fatigued." Keep your weight within normal limits, exercise, and avoid high carbohydrate foods to reduce risk. ...Read more

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What are the common causes type 1 diabetes?

What are the common causes type 1 diabetes?

Multifactorial: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the body produces antibodies which attack the pancreatic insulin-producing cells. There are genetic factors which contribute to this; however, there is/are environmental trigger(s) which have not yet been identified. So, even if someone has the genetic potential for type 1 diabetes, it's not enough to get it. ...Read more

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What risk factors are associated with type 1 diabetes and what is the usual age of onset?

What risk factors are associated with type 1 diabetes and what is the usual age of onset?

Any age: The only significant risk factor for type 1 diabetes is a history of autoimmune disease in the family. There are no risk factors that you can modify. Type 1 diabetes typically occurs in children and young adults, but can occur at any age (which is why we don't call it "juvenile diabetes" anymore). ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between type 1 diabetes and type 2?

Need advice on what is the the difference between type 1 diabetes and type 2?

Insulin differences: In type 1 diabetes, your immune system — which normally fights harmful bacteria or viruses — attacks and destroys your insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. In type 2 diabetes, your cells become resistant to the action of insulin, and your pancreas is unable to make enough Insulin to overcome this resistance. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1?

What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1?

Triad: Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia. High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight despite eating more. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result. ...Read more

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What exactly is the effects of diabetes type 2?

See below: With type 2 diabetes, your body either resists the effects of Insulin , a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into your cells , or doesn't produce enough Insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. Untreated, type 2 diabetes can be life-threatening. More common in adults, type 2 diabetes increasingly affects children as childhood obesity increases.See your doctor if you're concerned! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 2?

What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 2?

See Below: Type 2 diabetes can cause serious health complications. That's why is very important to know how to spot type 2 diabetes symptoms. Most common symptoms are :increased thirst increased hunger (especially after eating), dry mouth, frequent urination, unexplained weight loss (even though you are eating and feel hungry), fatigue (weak, tired feeling), blurred vision headaches, loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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What is the difference between diabetes mellitus and type 1 diabetes?

What is the difference between diabetes mellitus and type 1 diabetes?

See below: "diabetes" refers to increased thirst and urination. Two major types are "diabetes insipitus" and "diabetes mellitus." diabetes mellitus, known as "sugar" diabetes, comes in two types, type 1 (no Insulin produced) and type 2 (old term was "adult onset"). Here are some reference sites: http://j.Mp/stwnmz and http://j.Mp/stwhlt (diabetes insipidus);. ...Read more

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What is the cause of diabetes?

What is the cause of diabetes?

Diabetes: Diabetes can occur if you stop making insulin. That most often occurs early in life (type 1 diabetes) but there is a small group that has very low insulin production later in life. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your pancreas is making a lot of insulin but not enough to control your blood sugar. Do you or a family member/ friend have diabetes and are not caring for it properly. See a doctor soon. ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus usually?

What is the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus usually?

Poor sugar control: Most of the foods you consume is metabolized/changed into sugar (glucose) for body to use (similar to oil refining to gas u use for cars), but the sugar level is nicely regulated to about 60-100 in fasting state. When body can't keep it to this range and it is constantly/mostly high above 125 fasting, it is defined as diabetes. There are other ways to diagnosis diabetes. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone with type 1 diabetes?

What is the life expectancy of someone with type 1 diabetes?

Life expectancy: There isnt any hard number to answer that question with. If diabetes is poorly controlled then the life expectancy is surely shortened. I have many type 1 diabetic patients who are fine 40-50 years later with minimal issues. Many diabetics die from causes not related to their diabetes. The bottom line is that one should not worry about dying from type 1 diabetes. ...Read more

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What is the probablity of a child inheriting arthritis and type 1 diabetes?

What is the probablity of a child inheriting arthritis and type 1 diabetes?

Difficult to say: The inheritance pattern for autoimmune diseases are difficult to prevent as the genetics are influenced by enviromental factors that have not all been identified. ...Read more

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What is the cause, effect and symptoms of diabetes?

What is the cause, effect and symptoms of diabetes?

Too much sugar!: Diabetes mellitus is a disorder of high blood sugars caused by either deficiency of Insulin (type 1) or a partial deficiency of Insulin caused by the body not responding to Insulin (type 2). High glucose levels can cause short-term symptoms (thirst, frequent urination), but more worrisome are the long-term complications of high glucose levels, such as blindness, kidney disease, and heart disease. ...Read more

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What were your symptoms of diabetes type 1?

What were your symptoms of diabetes type 1?

Many: Increased thirst and frequent urination. As excess sugar builds up in your bloodstream, fluid is pulled from your tissues. This may leave you thirsty. As a result, you may drink — and urinate — more than usual.Extreme hunger, weight loss. Fatigue. If your cells are deprived of sugar, you may become tired and irritable.Blurred vision. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of diabetes type 1?

What are symptoms of diabetes type 1?

Common signs: Normally you will see increased thirst and hunger accompanied by increased frequency of urination. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of childhood diabetes type 1?

What are some symptoms of childhood diabetes type 1?

Peeing/Drinking Alot: Prior to diagnosis kids with type 1 dm have a history of waking up at night to void (or bed wetting) and drink. Patients are thirsty because they lose so much water when high blood sugars make them void so much. Also during day. Over time belly pain and vomiting may start as ketones start building up, breathing fast, fruity breath. See the doctor asap if you notice these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1?

Triad: Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia. High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight despite eating more. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1 in children who have not been diagnosed?

Triad: Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia. High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight even as they are hungrier. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result. ...Read more

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I was new in diabetea disease.. Is there some one explain to me what is diabetes type 1 and type 2? Thank you...

I was new in diabetea disease.. Is there some one explain to me what is diabetes type 1 and type 2? Thank you...

Type 1 vs type 2: To use an analogy, Insulin is like a taxicab that takes sugar from the blood and delivers it into cells where it can be used or stored.Without insulin, the sugar can do nothing but build up in the blood, making it thick and spilling into the urine. In type 1, you no longer make insulin, so you must give it all by shot.In type 2 you make some, but not enough for your size.Extra is often given. ...Read more

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How do people get diabetes type 1?

How do people get diabetes type 1?

Mostly unknown: The exact cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown. In most people with type 1 diabetes, the body's own immune system — which normally fights harmful bacteria and viruses — mistakenly destroys the insulin-producing (islet) cells in the pancreas. Genetics may play a role in this process, and exposure to certain viruses may trigger the disease. ...Read more

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Whats diabetes type 1 and 2 difference?

Whats diabetes type 1 and 2 difference?

Insulin production: Type 1 dm is common in childhood & generally occurs after an infection kills off the Insulin production in the body. Insulin injections or pumps are the basic rx. Type 2 generally applies to adults who make Insulin but their body shows resistance to its effects & they need meds to help their existing Insulin work better or Insulin supplements. ...Read more

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Difference diabetes type 1 and 2 causes?

Genes: Type 1 diabetes is typically genetic although environmental factors may trigger the disease. Type 2 diabetes has a genetic predisposition, but can be brought on by non-genetic causes such as chronically poor diet and inactivity. ...Read more

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How are diabetes type 1 and 2. Different?

How are diabetes type 1 and 2. Different?

Insulin differences: In type 1 diabetes, your immune system — which normally fights harmful bacteria or viruses — attacks and destroys your insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. In type 2 diabetes, your cells become resistant to the action of insulin, and your pancreas is unable to make enough Insulin to overcome this resistance. ...Read more

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How can it feel to have diabetes type 1?

How can  it feel to have diabetes type 1?

Diabetes symptoms...: I am not sure if you are asking about symptoms, or what life is like for someone living with treated diabetes? I'll tackle symptoms: increased thirst, frequent urination, extreme hunger, unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, slow-healing sores and frequent infections. ...Read more

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How can we detect diabetes type 1 by its signs?

How can we detect diabetes type 1 by its signs?

3 P's: Polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia urinate a lot, thirst, hunger, fatigue but diabetes usually starts months/years before with no symptoms; that's why routine screening needs to be preformed , especially in folks with family history of type 1 diabetes. ...Read more

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How likely is it for me to get diabetes type 1?

How likely is it for me to get diabetes type 1?

Remote @ age 46: Type 1 dm or diabetes related to total loss of Insulin production is common to kids but rare in adults. An infection trigger with loss of islet cell Insulin production is the primary cause & most adults have experienced & developed immunity to the likely viral agents. It might happen, but you are more likely to suffer a major injury in a car crash than develop type 1 dm at your age. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of diabetes type 1?

What are the characteristics of diabetes type 1?

Drinking/ Urinating: My daughter's presentation was classic, intense thirst, frequent urination, tired all the time, headaches, and weight loss over the course of several weeks. Bedwetting, also can happen! Definitely check your urine for glucose or buy an over the counter glucose meter and check your blood glucose with these symptoms! Its easy to stop here with insulin and prevent from progressing to coma! ...Read more

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How can I gain weight if I have diabetes type 1?

MUST: Get very good glycemic control- that way with 'right' Insulin dose, your storing the food you eat (rather than it going out in urine, breaking down fat/ muscle for energy-losing weight; and if you increase calories, but not sweets, increase appropriate Insulin proportionately see dm / nutritionist specialist to help you. ...Read more

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What are the main risk factors of diabetes type 1?

What are the main risk factors of diabetes type 1?

Largely unknown : Apart from a slight increased risk if parents are affected, no risk factors can be identified. ...Read more

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What are the proper nutrition for diabetes type 1?

What are the proper nutrition for diabetes type 1?

Avoid sugary food.: There are many aspects to this. Best to work with a certified nutritionist. Bottom line is to avoid processed sugary foods and processed white flour foods. Also eat small meals in regular intervals. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

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