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Will I Lose My Eyes And Kidneys As I Have Diabetes Type 2
No: If your diabetes and associated medical problems (e.g. Hypertension, cholesterol) are kept in control and managed appropriately, you should not lose your sight and develop failing kidneys. It is not inevitable. Control of all your medical problems through diet, exercise, medications, and follow-up is the key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: If you are lucky maybe not at all. You should have your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist(who knows you are diabetic) yearly.If you start to develop a problem on your retina your ophthalmologist will find it before you notice it and will recommend treatment when necessary(not usually in the beginning).Laser treatments are highly effective. If you get high blood sugar you may see blurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetes type 2 he feels light headed bright lights can't see shaking vomiting kidney pain body aches . Should we take him to the ER ?
Can sugar alone(from soda)cause diabetes type 2? I eat healthily and am 146 pounds and 6 feet tall, I drink 2 litres of coke over a span of two days
Most likely yet: Acanthosis nigricans, the dark spots you're explaining in most instances is a sign of Insulin resistance and high blood sugar in obese and diabetic individuals and with weight loss and control of blood sugar goes away. If it's due to another condition like growth hormone intake, birth control pill or genetics, then unless the condition is treated, it won't go away, i.e. In genetic cases it won't. ...Read more
My mom has diabetes type 2. And the doctor said its no serious and it was most likely caused by weight gain. Can she lose it by losing weight?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm getting very sharp headaches on the right side of my head. Last just seconds but more and more frequent. I have diabetes type 2 & a pituitary t?
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seebelow: Type 2 diabetes is related to weight change. With the increase in childhood obesity in recent years there have been increasing reports of this form of diabetes in much younger age groups. Because type 2 diabetes is closely linked to obesity. You must reduce your weight.See your doctor, stop sugar food, soda, lower your carbs.Exercise, as nice walk, drink water, follow you doctors advice! ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Diabetes, Type 2 (Definition)
Diabetes Mellitus type 2, or adult onset diabetes, is a condition that is caused by insulin resistance. This means that the muscle and fat cells of the body do not take up blood glucose, leaving a high blood glucose. Some type 2 diabetics need insulin injections. ...Read more
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