How long do you live for if you have diabetes type 1?

Complicated. Taking good care of your type 1 diabetes means that you may be able to delay or avoid complications related to the diabetes. Your age, how long you've had diabetes, your diabetes control, your lifestyle, and presence of complications factor into your quality of life and longevity. There is no set number of years that a person with diabetes will survive.

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How long we estimate it will take to cure diabetes type 1?

Diabetes type 1. For now it is unlikely to "cure" type 1 diabetes but I have no doubt that over time this will happen. That said, how well are you doing with type 1 diabetes? Do you have continuous insulin dosing? Please keep me posted. Read more...

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...

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...

What to do if I have diabetes type 1 and I want to go on a diet?

If have good control. See nutritionist- calculate calories eating now, and in new diet reduce Insulin proportionately to decrease in calories- follow sugars closely, as that is an estimate- and work with your endocrinologist. Read more...

What do you suggest if I have diabetes type 1 and I want to go on a diet?

Type 1 diabetes diet. Most type one diabetics are not overweight, so I'm wondering if you are truly a type 1 diabetic. Maybe you just mean that you are taking Insulin shots? Either way, you would need to only take on a "diet" under the approval and supervision of a physician comfortable with managing that. . Read more...

I don't have diabetes type 1. Does diabetes cause sleep-seizures?

Hypoglycemia . Nocturnal hypoglycemia is the biggest risk factor for overnight seizures in patients who are on medication for diabetes. Read more...
Possibly. When diabetes causes seizures in you sleep it is usually due to you blood sugar falling too low. These are called hypoglycemic seizures. You may become aware of these if you awaken with muscle aches or have wet the bed. If you sleep with a partner, they will usually let you know af you have had a seizure. Read more...