Diabetes care specialist daily activities

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Avatar n tn I would like to suggest that if it is at all possible to bring in a type 1 diabetes nutritional specialist that may help out with information that can help with weight loss. There is another website that I would recommend dealing with this subject. It is www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/dteam/indexweight_2002.htm. This is a well known and very much respected site. None of us here are physicians, but volunteers that can give our life experience and knowledge in dealing with type 1.
Avatar n tn I suggest your wife speak with her endocrinologist or seke out an opinion of a diabetes specialist who can go through everyting in detail and make changes to her regimen.
Avatar n tn She has also had tests for diabetes and thyroid and they were apparently normal. Please can someone give me some advice.
Avatar n tn This person can come out to your home and set up home visits with nurses and nursing aids to help you thru daily activities that you need help with concerning your wife. They can also help set up very low cost meals to be delivered to your home. We had to have assistance when my grandma was very ill. The social workers have a list of people and services that they trust and work with regularly. It's easier to use their resources then trying to find them on your own.
469720 tn?1388149949 The single most important way you can help to prevent errors is to be an active member of your health care team. That means taking part in every decision about your health care. Research shows that patients who are more involved with their care tend to get better results. Some specific tips, based on the latest scientific evidence about what works best, follow. Medicines 2. Make sure that all of your doctors know about everything you are taking.
1569985 tn?1328251082 Copied from the Mayo clinic An American Heart Association (AHA) committee found that for most people, the risk of endocarditis from dental procedures was low. Daily activities, such as brushing, flossing or chewing, are much more likely to cause endocarditis than are bacteria that enter the bloodstream from a single dental procedure.
322146 tn?1194098362 I think by getting my diet back in order has helped me with my blood sugar but now the doctor is sending me to a Diabetes specialist. I have pain during sex.. I’m not sure if it is related to the other problems but the last year has been very hard on my husband and I. Every time we have relations together I have a lot of pain during and after and usually get an infection.. so my Gynecologist is running test to see if it could be cyst or endometriosis.
233488 tn?1310696703 Quite some time back a survey was taken of retina surgeons about letting their patients return to full activities after retinal detachment surgery (much more extensive than what your husband had). Almost all retina surgeons allowed full activity after a variable period of time (with the more extensive surgery generally several months).
Avatar f tn He kept my perceiption the same but wanted me to see a retinal specialist because he noticed some laquer cracks and enlightened me with the knowledge of floaters/ flashes and retinal detachment. He insists on telling me not to worry, he just wants me to get checked out because of my high myopia. So, naturally, I FREAK OUT and read stories online about people going blind.
Avatar m tn Thanks for the reply and that's what I thought it could be, I also don't have a sexual partner as being worried I have put hold all sexual activities. Also my specialist urologist date is not until September, so not sure what I can do to fix the problem until then. All I can do is apply lotriderm but the area seems to be getting more red.
3790492 tn?1348324483 Hopefully, the pain can be brought under better control so that you can engage in your daily activities.
233488 tn?1310696703 Environmental modification means not sleeping under a fan, not blowing air into the face (example in work station, cars, planes) and humidifying home and work and sleep areas during dry winter months. Some activities aggravate both types of dry eyes because they cause the eye to blink less frequently. These include reading, use of any video screen (computer, iPad, iPhone, video games), watching TV, going to movies.
Avatar n tn My involvement in social activities has declined dramatically. I no longer enjoy hanging out with friends, going shopping, going to movies, working, decorating (which I love doing for the holidays), etc. I have even started to lose more hair. No one has been able to help - even in the slightest... so, I am determined to put the puzzle pieces together myself. What could be causing this?
Avatar m tn i have discussed with my doctor, they said if they are not treated then you should take the counseling. i am doing computer job. 9 hours sitting on computer i do daily traveling of 120 km by train or bus. i do some exercise on week end days. my stomach obesity is from 12 years. i am taking homeopathic medicine from one year for hair fall but not getting any positive effect. some time i feel some pressure ( a very mild pain) in left side of chest when i take deep breath.
233616 tn?1312790796 If we had to represent the liver’s daily workload by having chemists standing by to achieve in test tubes what the liver does so effortlessly, we would have to fill several hundred Costco warehouses full of chemists, and they would still be hard pressed to do for you what this little organ does!! And how does it know what to do with each atom, each molecule? Why does it prioritize and try to remove toxins (like alcohol etc.) first?
365571 tn?1219601346 There are only a handfull of specialist on gp in this country, thankfully I was able to find one locally. The pacer cost about $41,000.00 and that needed to be paid in cash up frount before they would even touch me! It was not covered by insurance because it was "experimental", used in under 4,000 people a year. I went to the makers of the device and told them my story, they said they would donate it to me for free, IF my doctors would donate their time.
431151 tn?1204128482 Hey I just started a webpage about being an insomniac check it out maybe we could help each other? www.geocities.
Avatar f tn These may be signs of a serious condition called tardive dyskinesia (TD), which may be permanent If you have diabetes, or risk factors for diabetes (for example, obesity, family history of diabetes), or unexpected increases in thirst, urination, or hunger, your blood sugar should be monitored.
Avatar f tn I cannot take this pain much longer as it is now interferring with my daily activities. Should I switch md's in the middle of this? Will they give me my chart with all my test results and meds I've tried? Should I make an apt at a different rheumatologist in order to get in to seem him quicker? Perhaps also see a Neurologist (I hear they take months to get an apt)? I need answers quick so I can get some kind of relief! What on earth could this possibly be?
Avatar n tn I have trouble walking , and doing daily activities and any strenuous excercise. I consider myself disabled and yet have no 'proof' that anything is wrong to get assistance . I have learned to tolerate incredible amounts of pain . The disbelief by others is very difficult to cope with psychologically. I do take meds, neurontin, cymbalta and tramadol and recently diagnosed with HPT on chlorthalidone.
Avatar m tn I would suggest getting this evaluated by an internist, preferably at a university or teaching hospital and depending on the cause(s) diagnosed/ suspected, it can be managed accordingly or specialist care may be sought. Hope this is helpful. Take care!
217229 tn?1192766004 Neuropathic pain clearly can impact a patient’s ability to carry out his or her activities of daily living (ADLs). Increased pain during the night interferes with sleep. The patient may have difficulty ambulating without feeling pain. Handling eating utensils or tools may cause pain. The patient may guard an affected painful limb, limit social activities, or develop depression.1,5 Pain relief is important to improve the patient’s quality of life.
Avatar n tn Additionally, patients with moderate to heavy alcohol use combined with regular cannabis use experienced an even greater risk of liver fibrosis. Researchers found a significant association between daily versus non-daily cannabis use and moderate to severe fibrosis when reviewing this factor alone.
Avatar m tn The muscle weakness and fatigue have been absolutely crippling at times and I am struggling to cope with it as I have no way of trying to alleviate it and it is making daily activities so much harder. I will be seeing a specialist in several weeks to further investigate this issue. Is anyone aware of any condition that could cause these issues? Do I simple need to give the vitamin d more time to act?
551343 tn?1506834118 Hey Maria, B12 1000 mcg daily is far too much as your body can only absorb 10 mcg daily. So even if you were to absorb only 5%, that would mean 50 mcg or 5 times your daily capacity. So 250 mcg daily would make more sense. Again I must stress to take only sublingual Methylo-cobalamin. Weekly shots of Cyano-cobalamin, are not as effective and also are potentially dangerous, as even the minute amount use( deemed safe??? my you know what!!!
666151 tn?1311117976 The obsession with using takes more and more energy and time, pushing aside interests in family, self-care, and career. The addict becomes more and more self-centered, and the opiate addict often becomes very ‘somatic’, convinced that every uncomfortable feeling is an unbearable component of withdrawal. The opiate addict becomes obsessed with comfort, avoiding activities that cause one to perspire or exert one’s self.
Avatar f tn I hope someone is able to help me from this forum. The following info provides an explanation of my past & current medical conditions. I am a 30 yo female who was functioning at high levels prior to the onset of my illness. My past medical hx is notable for jaundice (birth), asthma, ADHD, Neurocardiogenic Syncope, intolerance to extreme temperatures, fluctuations in weight (10-15 lbs), episodes of indigestion & vomiting, and hypersomnolence since childhood.
Avatar m tn Since treatment I've noticed a worsening lipid profile as well as more of a propensity for fat to accumulate on my abdomen than pre-treatment. My liver specialist recently admitted that interferon is know to accelerate the metabolic syndrome which is responsible for higher triglicerides, type II diabetes, abdominal fat and a host of other not so good stuff. Therefore my interest in Relacore or similar supplements.
1346263 tn?1276490425 But I currently do not have a UTI or any other sign of infection for that matter (as the Infectious Disease Specialist put it). So he suggested to keep close track of the fevers on a daily basis. Also, I am seeing a dizziness specialist at John's Hopkins in September, so hopefully the doctor will be able to shed some light on the subject. I want to go in prepared with my questions, but right now I don't even know which questions to ask. Any suggestions?