What is called type 2 diabetes disease?

Adult onset. Type 2 diabetes can start in younger people, but generally it is adult onset. People with diabetes type 1 disease require insulin. Those with type 2 disease often can be controlled on oral medications, although sometimes the disease progresses to where they will need insulin. Complications of the disease in terms of microvascular injuries very similar between type 1 and 2.
2nd form discovered. Type i diabetes was first discovered as an elevated blood sugar and then as a lack of Insulin production. Later it was found that patients in there adult hood also had elevated blood sugar, but they over produce Insulin and are in an Insulin resistant state. This second form was named type ii diabetes.

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Last month, my mothers type 2 diabetes sugar was 300. She didnt see this as important but it is alarming. How can I wake her up to her disease?

Insulin of 300 needs. to be treated by a doctor. Please get some literature about diabetes from your doctor to give your mom, something short and to the point. Perhaps she would be open to seeing a nutritionist. Read more...

Is there link between type 2 diabetes & coeliac disease? I have CD & diabetic 58yo Dad has many CD symptoms He's reluctant to get gastroscopy tho

No but. Type II diabetes is mostly from obesity and celiac disease is considered an autoimmune disease. Having said that gluten-free foods are often loaded with sugar and fat to keep the product moist and stuck together and leading to weight gain -> DMII. If your dad has CD symptoms and refuses to get a small intestine biopsy, he should at least get a blood test to check it out. Read more...

Can my undifferentiated connective tissue disease be generated by my fathers severe exposure to agent orange? He has type 2 diabetes due to exposure.

Not likely. The Institute of Medicine publishes a biennial report on the Agent Orange issue. There is limited but suggestive evidence of an association with diabetes (10% of the population has DM and very very few of them were ever exposed to AO) and no proposed evidence linking UCTD to paternal dioxin exposure. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=18395. Read more...

I have stage 3 kidney disease Gfr 34, went to dr Wednesday and had labs done, labs show glucose 109 Is it to late to stop it from type 2 diabetes?

No. 109 fasting is suggestive of pre diabetes although you do need another abnormal lab to make the diagnosis. This is the best time for you to make lifestyle changes to reverse the course of sugar abnormalities. If you make the right changes, you can go back to normal and not progress to diabetes. Read more...

I have been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and graves disease as well as type 2 diabetes my? Is I've been having panick attacks and I need to know y

Most likely from. The hyperthyroidism/grave's dz. This is a common complication. Treatment of the grave's will take care of it. Read more...
Hyperthyroidism! Hyperthyroidism is likely culprit much less likely is a cause due to sugar- so unless hypoglycemic at onset of paniuc attack ( <70), focus with your md o treating the overactive thyroid state- initially with beta blocker med, and control of production of thyroid hormone. Lastly anxiety/ depression can be independent of both issues, and would need to be addressed if not better . Read more...