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What health problems can my child's diabetes mellitus type 2 cause?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Many
This is "metabolic syndrome" and indicates Insulin resistance.
That means that he has a high blood Insulin that does not do its job properly. The common cause is bad diet. Take all the "junk" away, particularly all the sugar, sweeteners, pop, ice cream, candies etc. The overall health of an individual with this is awful and you can expect complications.

In brief: Many
This is "metabolic syndrome" and indicates Insulin resistance.
That means that he has a high blood Insulin that does not do its job properly. The common cause is bad diet. Take all the "junk" away, particularly all the sugar, sweeteners, pop, ice cream, candies etc. The overall health of an individual with this is awful and you can expect complications.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Rapid CardioVascular
Atherosclerosis leading to heart attack, peripheral artery disease (loss of toes, feet, legs), neuropathy, stroke, etc.
, along with kidney failure & blindness are principle consequences; quite accelerated in those with dm. Typically little done until symptoms severe, too late. Thus ?sugar/carbs, ?body fat, ?activity, optimize NMR lipoproteins, get hba1c ?6.0% at min (?5.0% optimal) & sbp ?120 mmhg.

In brief: Rapid CardioVascular
Atherosclerosis leading to heart attack, peripheral artery disease (loss of toes, feet, legs), neuropathy, stroke, etc.
, along with kidney failure & blindness are principle consequences; quite accelerated in those with dm. Typically little done until symptoms severe, too late. Thus ?sugar/carbs, ?body fat, ?activity, optimize NMR lipoproteins, get hba1c ?6.0% at min (?5.0% optimal) & sbp ?120 mmhg.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: DM 2
Dm 2 acute symptoms- diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar state, hypoglycemic episodes chronic effects- due to atherosclerosis, coronary artery diseases, peripheral vascular disease, adiposity, hyper triglyceredemia, kidney failure, retinopathy etc.

In brief: DM 2
Dm 2 acute symptoms- diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar state, hypoglycemic episodes chronic effects- due to atherosclerosis, coronary artery diseases, peripheral vascular disease, adiposity, hyper triglyceredemia, kidney failure, retinopathy etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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