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1) What are the symptoms of thyroid. Pls help? 2) I have a severe back pain. Pls advice how to get rid off?
I, m 62 Yrs old suffering from diabetes for the last four years. My creatinine level at the begning was well within the range of 0.8-0.85 but it went up to 1.28mg/dl with the medication for diabetes. From the begning I am using Formin plus 500 once after lunch which keeps the sugar level right from the very begning in the range of 110-160 mg/dl. I just wanted to know why my creatinine level has increased? Is there any side effect of the medicine which I am taking? Pl explain?
My mother is 58 and she is diabetic from last 5 years. She is taking Tab Amaryl 1mG, voglitor (0.2mg 500). Recently after Dexa scan we found that her bones are getting weak and there is a high risk of fracture, she is on medicine like tab Dolo, Tab Uprise D3, Tab Calcimax, Tab Osteofos, Tab pregaba. She is also taking Cranpac-D for immunity. She is getting repeated UTI from last 4 months and each time same bacteria responsible for this is Escherichia coli. Doctor advised Septran DS after going through the Urine culture report. Bacterial infection cleared in the urine routine report but few other problems occurred. Proteins: Present (plus) Occult Blood: Present (Trace) Pus Cells: 40-50/hpf Red Blood Cells: 6-8/hpf Casts: 6-8/lpf granular casts She is having fever 102-103 Please help.
Hello Sir /Madam I have read that cinnamon controls diabetes and cholesterol. I am a diabetic. Can I take this .if it is true then what time and how much should I take it.
Sugar details 135/199. Should I take medicine or cut down on sugar intake. I take around 10 teaspoonful of sugar per day . I drink 1 litre tanned milk per day.
What are the causes of diabetes and what the methods of protection from this and diets. What to do? Please help me.
I am a 60 years man with high diabetes n blood pressure. I was taking insulin. For the last 2yrs recently I checked myself at lifespan n the doctor advised to stop taking insulin. They did a risc test n informed that my pancrease produces 75% insulin. What should I do?
I am diabetic and my age is 65 .advise for low cost medicine as I am retired no pension sugar level fasting 180 p. P 250.
My mother is 51 and she is suffering from many health problems like obesity, thyroid, high BP and high sugar. Though sugar is normal but hypothyroid is not in control. She takes her medicines regularly. But she gets tired, sometimes get depressed. She is taking many medicines. How can she overcome her problems? Also she takes lots of tensions of others. Please guide me.
I have hyper thyroid for past 3 years. I stopped taking tablet for past 2 years. Is this leads to throat cancer.
I am 35 year old woman after my first baby my weight is constantly increasing I have thyroid n taking medicine. My kid is now 4 years old. Suddenly there is outbreak of acne on my face. And I feel there is some hormonal imbalance. I have taken two times abortion medicine. What should I do.
My wife is taking humalog lispro three times a day before meal around 80 units a day and also lantus solostar 30 units at bedtime. It very expensive for us. Is there any one who can tell us that can we get same insulin in vial instead of cartridge. Or any other way to get same insulin in price.
Diabetes is one of the most common problems that are caused by obesity, unhealthy and inactive lifestyle. It is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to store and use energy from food. Being physically inactive and eating unhealthy food are primary causes of diabetes. It is a long term condition, which causes high or unstable blood sugar levels in the body.
When a patient suffers from low blood sugar it is called Hypoglycemia and if the blood sugar levels are too high, it is called Hyperglycemia. Both are extremely harmful for a patient.
Type 1 and Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes:
In Type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. The condition has no known cure and is usually hereditary in nature. Approximately 10% of those suffering from diabetes have Type 1 diabetes. Patients with Type 1 diabetes have to take regular medication, including insulin injections as well as take care of their diet.
Type 2 diabetes happens when the body does not produce enough insulin for its proper functioning. 90% of all diabetic people suffer from Type 2 diabetes. It is usually caused by poor lifestyle choices, like physical inactivity and unhealthy food habits. The disease lasts a lifetime and is usually progressive in nature, but can be managed by taking regular medication, choosing an active lifestyle and maintaining proper body weight.
Diabetes during pregnancy is known as gestational diabetes. This has to be managed by taking medication or in extreme cases insulin shots. If undetected or untreated, gestational diabetes increases complications during childbirth, and causes unusual weight gain in the baby. However, gestational diabetes usually ends after the baby is born and women can go back to their normal lifestyle and eating habits post delivery.
Symptoms of Diabetes
- Frequent urination
- Extreme hunger or thirst
- Weight loss
- Problems with vision
- Tingling or numbness of the extremities.
- Unexplained fatigue
- Dry skin
- Cuts or sores that heal slowly
- High number of infections
Who is at greatest risk for developing diabetes?
- are 45 or over
- are overweight
- are habitually physically inactive
- have previously been identified as having IFG (impaired fasting glucose) or IGT (impaired glucose tolerance)
- have a family history of diabetes
- are members of certain ethnic groups (including Asian American, African American, Hispanic American, and Native American)
- have had gestational diabetes or have given birth to a child weighing more than 9 pounds
- have elevated blood pressure
- have an HDL cholesterol level (the good cholesterol) below 35 mg/dl and/or a triglyceride level above 250 mg/dl
- have polycystic ovary syndrome
- have a history of vascular disease
What is pre-diabetes?
Pre-diabetes is a condition of elevated blood glucose level that has not yet reached a diabetic level. Along with insulin resistance, pre-diabetes causes no symptoms. An individual may be pre-diabetic for years without knowing it. Pre-diabetes increases your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Weight loss and exercise may halt the onset of diabetes from pre-diabetes by returning blood glucose levels to a normal range.
Complications of Diabetes
Long-term complications of diabetes develop gradually. The longer you have diabetes — and the less controlled your blood sugar — the higher the risk of complications. Eventually, diabetes complications may be disabling or even life-threatening. Possible complications include:
- Cardiovascular disease - If you have diabetes, you are more likely to have heart disease or stroke.
- Nerve damage (neuropathy) - Excess sugar can injure the walls of the tiny blood vessels (capillaries) that nourish your nerves, especially in your legs. This can cause tingling, numbness, burning or pain that usually begins at the tips of the toes or fingers and gradually spreads upward. Left untreated, you could lose all sense of feeling in the affected limbs.
- Kidney damage (nephropathy) - The kidneys contain millions of tiny blood vessel clusters (glomeruli) that filter waste from your blood. Diabetes can damage this delicate filtering system. Severe damage can lead to kidney failure or irreversible end-stage kidney disease, which may require dialysis or a kidney transplant.
- Eye damage (retinopathy) - Diabetes can damage the blood vessels of the retina (diabetic retinopathy), potentially leading to blindness. Diabetes also increases the risk of other serious vision conditions, such as cataracts and glaucoma.
- Foot damage - Nerve damage in the feet or poor blood flow to the feet increases the risk of various foot complications. Left untreated, cuts and blisters can develop serious infections, which often heal poorly.
- Skin conditions - Diabetes may leave you more susceptible to skin problems, including bacterial and fungal infections.
- Hearing impairment - Hearing problems are more common in people with diabetes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an endocrinologist and ask a free question.