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What is diabetes?

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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine
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In brief: High blood glucose

http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/diabetes.
html Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. HgbA1c>6.5 is used as a cut off point for diagnosing it. It can be diagnosed by using fasting and after-meal sugar levels as well.

In brief: High blood glucose

http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/diabetes.
html Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. HgbA1c>6.5 is used as a cut off point for diagnosing it. It can be diagnosed by using fasting and after-meal sugar levels as well.
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: High blood sugars

Diabetes is a serious disease in which a person cannot make any or enough insulin to transfer blood sugar into the body's cells.
The blood sugar stays in the blood, and starts to leak through the kidneys, into the urine. Meanwhile, without more insulin, the cells in the body can't bring in enough blood sugar to use as fuel. Diabetes damages cells and tissues throughout the body.

In brief: High blood sugars

Diabetes is a serious disease in which a person cannot make any or enough insulin to transfer blood sugar into the body's cells.
The blood sugar stays in the blood, and starts to leak through the kidneys, into the urine. Meanwhile, without more insulin, the cells in the body can't bring in enough blood sugar to use as fuel. Diabetes damages cells and tissues throughout the body.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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