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Hi I am 34 yr old male. Was detected with hyperthyroidism. Taking thyronorm daily morning. Was advised to continue for life. Can this not be brought under control or cured by any other means. I mean I don't want to take these pills for life.
It was diagnosed that my mother aged 65 years and has diabetes. She also has a lot of itching on her hands and there are dark patches on her hand as it itches. She also has tiny lumps on her hands. Has high bp. Kindly advise the medicines she needs to take.(In 2007 she had a 1kg mass removed from her stomach, also had hernia operated in Kidwai hospital. But still there is a small lump in her stomach. Kindly advise.
My fasting sugar is 136 and pp after 2.30 hrs 150. During day hours I eat as usual and found sugar level less than 140. My age is 65 years. BP 140/86 around with telmisartan 29 mg and 2.5 mg amlodipine Hb1ac 7 and triglycerides 282 two months ago 7. Tmt, echo, ecg creatinine checked in Feb -all normal. Please suggest me how can I bring fasting sugar level. From last 2 days I am following 1200 calories chart.
I am58 years old T3 2.60, T4 22.30 AND TSH 0.02 AND TPO 1300 PL clarify the results thanks k laxmidevi.
My father has diabetes, type 2. He is already getting treatment but I want good result to diminish it from roots. Is it possible. What should I do.
I feel giddy after I have my breakfast. My usual sugar level is 150 pp. I am on Dibonil home tabs 2 before breakfast and 2 before dinner. But still I feel giddy. Please advice.
I am in diabetics from last 5 yrs but n control now I have average 175 with tablet, I m taking gliclazide 80 and metformin 500 each one daily, now I want stop it please guide.
Are dates can be consumed by patients having Diabetes mellitus type 2 and if yes then in how much quantity?
My mom is having pain in her shoulder. She consulted many doctors. But her pain still persists. She is a diabetic patient. Her shoulder pain is there for the last 6 months. She is using some belt in her shoulder which gets heat. Kindly help my mother to get rid of this pain.
I have thyroid related problems hypothyroidism what effects may increase in older ages. Please advise.
7 Diabetes Related Skin Problems
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, chiefly caused by insulin fluctuation in the body. A study shows that, 1 out of 3 people suffering from diabetes are likely to develop a skin condition sooner or later; and in some cases, these skin problems serve as symptoms of diabetes. Although these skin problems can be cured easily if treated early, proper care must be administered at all times. Here are 7 skin conditions that affect diabetics:
1. Bacterial infection
Although anyone can get a bacterial infection, people suffering from diabetes are likelier to contract them. Usual bacterial skin problems that tend to trouble diabetics are boils, lumps near the eyelids, nail infections and carbuncles. Diabetics are also prone to infections deep in the skin and of the underlying tissues. The affected area is usually warm, red and swollen.
2. Fungal infections
People who have diabetes have an increased risk of contracting the fungal infection, especially the one known as candida Albicans. The fungus tends to create a red, itchy rash, which is surrounded by blisters and scales. These are usually found in warm places of the body like the armpits, or between the fingers of the hand or perhaps even the toes. Common fungal infections in diabetic people include athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm.
3. Tingling and itching
Among the many causes of itching, diabetes is one. Yeast infection, dry skin and poor circulation are the primary causes of itching among patients of diabetes. Usually, the lower part of the leg tends to itch the most, if poor circulation is to be blamed.
4. Skin problems related to neuropathy
Diabetes can be the cause of nerve damage in some cases; and neuropathy is a common symptom of diabetes. This type of damage can cause a loss of sensation in a part of the body. On event of an injury, one may not be able to feel it. As a result, an open sore or wound, if left unattended, can develop into an infection.
5. Digital sclerosis
Digital sclerosis, a condition marked by tight, waxy, thick skin that develops on the back of the hand, is common among people who have type 1 diabetes. In this condition, the joints of the fingers get stiff and, thus, lose their mobility and elasticity. Skin of the toes, forehead and knees may also get affected.
Xerosis is another common skin condition that accompanies diabetes. In this condition, the skin becomes very dry and itchy.
7) Acanthosis nigricans
Acanthosis nigricans is the condition where diabetics get darkening of skin leading to skin tags around neck and armpits.
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