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When is the best time to have a child tested for diabetes?

When is the best time to have a child tested for diabetes?

Whenever needed: Good reasons for testing for diabetes vary depending upon circumstances. A child who seems to be eating a lot but losing weight, abnormally thirsty and urinating a lot, or with sudden blurred vision should be checked immediately. With risk factors for type 1 diabetes (family history, other autoimmune diseases) or type 2 diabetes (family history, obesity, dark skin patches) screening may be needed. ...Read more

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What are the best clinical treating diabetes of child?

What are the best clinical treating diabetes of child?

Childhood diabetes: This depends on the type of diabetes. Children more commonly have type 1, or insulin-dependent, diabetes. This needs to be treated with insulin. As the number of children with type 2 diabetes is on the rise, more children may be treated with medications other than insulin. ...Read more

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Have no enough money to join the gym, i just got diagnosed with diabetes when is the best time to walk or jog to get exercise?

Have no enough money to join the gym, i just got diagnosed with diabetes when is the best time to walk or jog to get exercise?

Make part of daily..: Try to make exercise part of tour daily routine and incorporate in to things you already do. Do you have a dog? He is a built in treadmill, no dog i know would not love t. ...Read more

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When are the best times to check my blood sugar levels to manage my diabetes?

When are the best times to check my blood sugar levels to manage my diabetes?

Am : I have my patients check their sugar levels first thing in the monring before eating and also 2 hours after one of their meals if they're not on insulin. If they're on Insulin then it's am and before all meals and bedtime. ...Read more

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How can I best take care of a 5 year old child suffering from diabetes?

How can I best take care of a 5 year old child suffering from diabetes?

5 year old diabetic.: Ask a diabetologist or pediatric endocrinologist. Do not go to others unless these are not available. ...Read more

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What’s the best way to change the behavior of people with diabetes?

What’s the best way to change the behavior of people with diabetes?

Complications: See your physicians to learn about the complications of poorly controlled diabetes. The more you know, the more ( hopefully) you will try to change. Diabetes is the number one cause for blindness, being on dialysis and amputations. No one wants to go through life on crutches, being on dialysis and blind. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure diabetes?

What is the best way to cure diabetes?

Diabetes cure: Aim for diabetic patients is to have good control of diabetes which can be achieved by diet control, exercise, oral tablets and insulin injections, doctor can decide whats the best option considering the kind of diabetes and other risk factors. Pancreas transplant offers potential cure usually reserved for type 1 .http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/pancreas-transplant/home/ovc-20202966 ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure diabetes?

What is the best way to cure diabetes?

Depends: Type 1 diabetes (insulin deficiency) no cure yet type 2 diabetes may become more manageble with life style changes and or bariatric surgery but it realy does not go away, if by cure you mean not having to take medications. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for diabetes?

Many options: I assume you have type 2 diabetes. In this day and age, the best diabetes medications are those that do not cause you to gain weight or retain fluids. These are newer medications and are still not generic but they treat both diabetes and are weight-neutral/loss: metformin/byetta/victoza/januvia/onglyza/tradjenta. See your doctor to see if you are a suitable candidate for any of these drugs. ...Read more

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What's the best medication to treat diabetes?

What's the best medication to treat diabetes?

Inuslin or oral: Depends on type of diabetes. For juvenile or type i diabetes human Insulin is the best to start. If adult onset or type ii starting with oral agents Glyburide or Glipizide as first step, followed by the addtion of metformin if no control. Diet and exercise are an important component of therapy. And then there are some new agents that can be added or used if the older agents are unsuccessful. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do to avoid diabetes?

What is the best thing to do to avoid diabetes?

Diet and exercise: A balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits and low in sugars and low in saturated fats. Regular vigorous exercise, at least 30 minutes a day for five or more days/week. It generally helps to lose 5-10% of your weight, even if you are not overweight. Have regular checks with your doctor and periodic tests for fasting blood glucose and or hb a1c. ...Read more

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What is the best solution to help with diabetes?

What is the best solution to help with diabetes?

Lifestyle: If you are talking about Type II diabetes. Diet and lifestyle changes that result in lower carbohydrate intake, and weight loss are the most effective and overall helpful interventions. If you are talking about Type I diabetes, insulin and careful control of your blood sugar are the best long term interventions. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get treated for diabetes?

What is the best way to get treated for diabetes?

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

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What are the best online site for cooking with diabetes?

The ADA: The american association of diabetes has a wealth of information on their website. I encourage you to check it out! ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to keep diabetes in control.?

What are the best exercises to keep diabetes in control.?

AEROBIC: Any exercise is better than no exercise. It is a very important component of your treatment. Being consistent with it is critical in avoiding widely fluctuating sugar levels. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for type to diabetes or foods to eat?

What is the best diet for type to diabetes or foods to eat?

Diet for type 2 diab: Diet for diabetic should be no sugars that includes sucrose, glucose and fructose and restrictions in carbohydrates.Having said that most of yhe type 2 diabetics also have high cholesterol high blood pressure and then you have to restrict salt, and sorces of cholesterol, red meat and milk products, mor poultry, fish, vegetables and whole grains and a serving of nuts.But it is best to consult dietician. ...Read more

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What main foods are the best to eat when you have diabetes?

What main foods are the best to eat when you have diabetes?

Best foods...: Not to eat is easier see my diet sheet handout at www.Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com newsletter #3. ...Read more

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Hello. Actually I like to know what are the best foods for someone who has diabetes?? Thanks

Hello. Actually I like to know what are the best foods for someone who has diabetes??  Thanks

Healthy foods: Hi. DO's: whole grains, beans, nuts, fruits & veggies, healthy oils (olive, canola), nonfat dairy, lean meats DON'T's: fast food, processed food, high fructose corn syrup, high in simple sugar, high in saturated fat, hydrogenated oils Read ingredient labels. Eat healthily and exercise regularly! Good luck! ...Read more