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Avatar m tn Read the post by Molly on the American Diabetes Association diabetes forum. http://community.diabetes.
Business man2 Type 1 Diabetes Frequent urination Unusual thirst Extreme hunger Unusual weight loss Extreme fatigue and Irritability Type 2 Diabetes Any of the type 1 symptoms Frequent infections Blurred vision Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal Tingling/numbness in the hands/feet Recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections Gestational Diabetes Frequent urination Unusual thirst Extreme hunger Unusual weight loss Extreme fatigue and Irritabili
Avatar f tn 1. Diabetes Basics - American Diabetes Association (ADA) http://www.diabetes.org/ 2. Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know - FDA http://www.fda.gov/Food/DietarySupplements/UsingDietarySupplements/ucm109760.htm 3. Tips for Dietary Supplement Users - FDA http://www.fda.gov/Food/DietarySupplements/UsingDietarySupplements/ucm110567.htm MedHelp also has several diabetes communities that you can join for additional support. Good luck!
Avatar n tn Low carb diet is absolutely the best way to manage diabetes. American Diabetes Association is now also recognizing this. By low carb we mean about 20 - 30 g of carbs per day. Protein should be adequate (can be up to 1.5g/ kg body weight), and healthy unprocessed fats (avoid vegetable oils) for energy balance. HEalthy fats include the fats that come with meats and full fat dairy, nuts, avocado etc.
Avatar m tn Hi and thanks for using the forum. The American Diabetes Association has a great website with a lot of information that may be helpful for you. Also, medhelp has a lot of resources as well as communities where you can meet/talk with other people who have type 2 diabetes. You should ask your doctor where he or she wants your blood sugars to be. Typically, you want to keep your bloodsugars as close to normal as possible- this means a fasting blood sugar of less than 100mg/dl.
Avatar n tn In general you don't really need to worry about gestational diabetes since, according to the American Diabetes Association, only about 4% of pregnant women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during their pregnancy. If you do develop gestational diabetes however, don't panic, but do work with your doctor to make sure you're taking good care of yourself and follow the guidelines given.
Avatar n tn frequent urination, excessive thirst and hunger, dramatic weight loss, irritability, weakness and fatigue, and nausea and vomiting. Some other symptoms of type 2 diabetes may include: recurring or hard-to-heal skin, gum, or bladder infections, blurred vision, tingling or numbness in hands or feet, and itchy skin.
Avatar n tn //www.diabetes.org/home.jsp (American Diabetes Association - which specializes in education about diabetes, particularly Adult onset (Type 2). Bottom line is that you should make an appointment with your regular physician to discuss your symptoms and undergo whatever diagnostic tests s/he recommends. Many things can cause some of the symptoms you describe, so it's best to bring your doctor as complete information as you can.
Avatar m tn I like to use a resource from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), which is primarily focused on education and has lots of info about pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. I believe they have affiliates worldwide, so there may be offices near you, too. According to their website, a FASTING (first thing in the morning - no food/beverage after midnight; testing 6-8 hours later), <100 is a normal reading; 100-126 can indicate pre-diabetes; and >126 indicates diabetes.
Avatar n tn Corn is mostly carb. You can check out the American Diabetes Association website--they have great nutrition information including meal planning tips you can use. Also keep an open mind that you may also need additional medication to control your sugars while you eat a balanced diet. Try to get daily exercise as this will also help tremendously. Good luck and take care!
1469903 tn?1286650297 Of all the patients with diabetes, only approximately 10% of the patients have type 1 diabetes and the remaining 90% have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes was also referred to as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), or adult onset diabetes mellitus (AODM). In type 2 diabetes, patients can still produce insulin, but do so relatively inadequately for their body's needs, particularly in the face of insulin resistance as discussed above.
Avatar n tn Fasting Glucose - 100 1 Hour - 204 2 Hour - 181 3 Hour - 125 So now it's Diabetes, Hypothyroid and Fibromyalgia Any thoughts to be shared are appreciated. This is all new to me!
Avatar f tn My parents are lot concerned about type 2 diabetes (cause of heredity) of my boyfriend. His Blood sugar level is completely under control for past 12 months. He developed diabetes only during 2006- Less then 14 months! Only during first two months it was high.Now its under control! My parents are worried and concerned about our marriage. Looks like they are unhappy, feared about the complications, Child birth and may reject the proposal.
Avatar n tn Our specialty here on this Forum is type ! diabetes, not type 2. Perhaps you should check out the American Diabetes Association at www.ada.org -- there is more emphasis on type 2 diabetes on that website and they may be able to better answer your very good question than we can.
Avatar m tn Djousse and his colleagues found no relationship between any amount of egg consumption and increased risk of type 2 diabetes. They also found no link between dietary cholesterol overall and diabetes risk. While men in the top category of egg consumption, meaning they ate eggs almost daily, were at increased type 2 diabetes risk, this increase wasn't statistically significant, meaning it could have been due to chance.
116881 tn?1189759423 less than 100mg/dL After eating: less than 140 mg/dL The American Diabetes Association also has some good information on their site www.diabetes.org. Take care.
Avatar m tn Go to the American Diabetes Association [ADA] web site and learn about this disease and make those lifestyle changes. Do not rely on medication alone to do it for you, it is there to help you lower your glucose levels, the rest is up to you. Good luck.
Avatar m tn If this is you go get tested. If not, stop worrying and test yearly. This from CurrentTV's link to the Rueter's report. "When we looked at the people in our study who had elevated symptoms of depression, they were more likely to eat more calories, they exercised less, and they were more likely to be current smokers. And as a consequence, they were also more obese," Golden, whose study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, said in a telephone interview.
Avatar n tn And, about years ago I was diagnosed with high cholesterol and perscribed 1- 10 mg tablet a day of Lipitor for treatment. I've since been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and prescribed 1 - 1000 mg tablet twice a day of Metformin for treatment. For the past several years, I've been focused on lossing weight with little results. The things that I'm doing routinely are: 1) reduced intake of processed carbs, 2) walk for 45 minutes 3 to 4 times a week coulped with a 15 minute exercise.
Avatar n tn To help answer your question regarding predications on normal to prediabetes and/or prediabetes to diabetes use Google search to educate yourself on diabetes and diabetes prevention. A good place with lots of information is the ADA [American Diabetes Association] web site. Also, MedHelp has an prediabetes forum. If you look there you will see a thread on TIPS FOR DIABETES PREVENTION By nursegirl6572 Jul 01, 2012 Try reading it as the original link is provided too.
Avatar f tn Google "food: american diabetes association". This ADA website covers food & fitness: what you can eat, planning meals and recipes. At the bottom of the page you will find a link devoted to weight loss, plus more.
Avatar n tn I am a Type 1 diabetic, so I am not as familiar with Type 2 diabetes-which I think you are describing. I did look up on http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp, American Diabetes Association website, to make sure I had correct information. It was informative if you want to take a look. It had information about pre-diabetes, when blood glucose levels after fasting are between 100-125. It says diabetes is indicated when fasting blood sugars are 126 or higher.
Avatar f tn A good internist can manage diabetes quite well but if you have a complicated history(as you do) I think an Endocrinologist will serve you best. The American Diabetes Association has some very helpful information on their site(www.diabetes.org) but I do not know if it will emcompass all the lab info and markers that you have, given your specific situation. Give it a look, hopefully it will give some good answers. If not, you can repost your questions here and I will try to help. Take care.
1351808 tn?1276904027 (1) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes — 2010. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care, Volume 33, Supplement 1, January 2010. (2) http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstf08/type2/type2summ.
Avatar f tn I did a quick search online and found a couple articles linking hep c infection to diabetes type 2, which is what my hubby has. My questions are, has anyone else been dx'ed with diabetes 2, and do you have any advice for us? And, had anyone tx'ed for hep c with diabetes? Are there any special complications? Thanks!
Avatar m tn some studies suggest this dietary supplement could be used instead of drugs to lower blood sugar and decrease insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes. Blueberries According to a recent study done at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, La., and published in the Journal of Nutrition.
1215139 tn?1348201029 According to the American Diabetes Association, eating a lot of sugar does not cause diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused by genetics, Type 2 diabetes is caused by genetics and lifestyle. Being overweight will increase your risk of developing diabetes. A diet high in calories (whether those calories are from sugar or from fat) can lead to you being overweight which is one of the risk factors for diabetes. I hope this answers your question.
Avatar n tn htm If you're interested in Type 2, its precursors and treatments, visit this site from the American Diabetes Association, which has a greater focus on Type 2. http://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp Sorry I couldn't answer your questions directly, but I hope this information is helpful.
Avatar n tn The glycemic index of the foods that we eat affect all of us, with or without either type of diabetes so I checked around on the internet and found that the website for The American Diabetes Association (they focus on type 2 diabetes for the most part), has quite a few informational articles that you should find helpful if you do a search on "glycemic index". Their website is www.diabetes.org. Best of luck in your continued efforts to control your diabetes! Keep up the good work!
1773483 tn?1316844428 Also, early diabetes screening can help detect prediabetes and diabetes in early stages. The American Diabetes Association has a great website that has a lot of information that you may find helpful. I encourage you to take a look at it. good luck.