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Avatar n tn (These are basically tics and twitching that are uncontrollable) High blood sugar and diabetes. Patients with diabetes or who have a higher chance for diabetes should have their blood sugar checked often. Strokes have happened in older patients treated for mental illness from dementia. Abilify is not approved for this use.
Avatar f tn For starters, the title is diabetes(/gum)? because I have a question about both. For starters, is gum good for your throat? (long story, but I figured I should get a professional opinion about this. Someone I know said so, but someone else said naah. Secondly, I've been having eye pain, sometimes I get really thirsty (usually when I eat a lot of sugar) right now I have the runs or some kind of cold where I get sick.
Avatar f tn I've been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, any one know of any good shakes or natural remedies that can help?
Avatar n tn Do I have to have High blood pressure in order to have a stroke? I have diabetes. About 9 months ago I was balancing my account on the computer. Suddenly I felt a 'pop' in my head. I became very confused and couldn't make sense of anything. I then experienced an excruciating headache on the top right side of my head and down to my jaw. I went to the emergency department of the hospital. They did a brain scan and said there was nothing wrong.
2036110 tn?1329593463 Some people swear by MintAssure, an all-natural breath pill that contains parsley seed oil and natural peppermint flavoring. Get regular dental checkups and professional cleanings help prevent tooth decay and gum infection two conditions that can cause bad odors in your mouth. If you still have bad breath, talk to your doctor. A medical condition, such as a sinus or lung infection, postnasal drip, or diabetes, may be the blame.
Avatar n tn The hands could be cold due to reduced blood supply as in diabetes, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, poor sleep, smoking, Raynaud’s phenomenon and pinched cervical spinal nerve. Since I cannot examine you and know other related conditions you may be having, nor is a detailed history possible on net, I have listed the various possibilities that should be looked into. Please consult your PCP for primary examination followed by proper referral. Take care!
Avatar f tn Being awake 48-72 hours straight is beyond simple insomnia. You might want to be assessed by a mental health professional to see if you perhaps have Bipolar Disorder rather than Major Depression.
Avatar n tn I am not a medical professional, just the parent of a kid with diabetes. Diabetes doesn't change your chances of becoming pregnany, but it does put you in a high risk category after you do become pregnant. Tight control is essential during a pregnancy, both for your health and the health of your baby. Many people recommend going on a pump prior to and during pregnancy. That would allow for the constant and tight control needed. It's not required, but it certainly helps. Good luck!
Avatar n tn I am active duty in the military and was recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I have avoided going to medical because I am afraid my military career may be over due to the diagnosis. And I don't want to ask too many questions on base for the same reason. Does anyone know what I can expect? Am I going to be medically discharged automatically? Has anyone gone through the same? Thanks!
Avatar n tn https://store.joslin.org/Beginners_guide_605.asp It includes information on methods such as: injections, pumps, as well as surgical. You may also want to check out the American Diabetes Association's site on Diabetes and Men's Sexual Health: http://www.diabetes.org/type-1-diabetes/men-sexual-health.
Avatar n tn My 5 yr. old son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes one month ago. When we had our first Dr.'s appt. she told us that he did not have the antibodies for diabetes. What does this mean? Will he eventually stop needing injections or should I request other test for some other health issue? We did "catch" the diabetes early..before any complications but she didn't explain well why he didn't have the antibodies and said we would test again in 1 year.
Avatar n tn I filed an order of protection with the county to try to get some action taken, but I think I need a local health professional to make some kind of a statement about the dangers of poor testing and control, at a hearing in about a week. Does anyone know of someone in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area who can help? I'm afraid if I don't get this turned around very soon, there will be devastating consequences.
Avatar n tn Again like Markie, I've had diabetes for several decades and -- unless we find the cure before then -- I expect to have it for several more. Actually, I expect that what I eventually die from will not be related to diabetes. As a teen, it can be a struggle to WANT to take good care of oneself and yet that's exactly what's expected of us. I remember my childish behaviors as a teen with diabetes and am grateful I eventually saw the light.
Avatar m tn Initially, it can be embarrassing to talk to a doctor about sexual health. But because erectile dysfunction is a common diabetes-related problem, your doctor won't be surprised when you mention the topic. Talking to your doctor before a problem occurs can help you prevent or delay erectile dysfunction. Your doctor can also help determine if ED is the result of diabetes or another condition. •Avoid tobacco.
Avatar n tn Can you have some symptoms of Diabetes with out Diabetes its self? Can worry produce symptoms of Diabetes? Every time I go to the doctor and have my blood suger tested it always comes back as fine, but a month or 2 after I worry about it all over again and I cant seem to stop my worries, no matter what!. I am comming to the end of my rope because of my constant worrying about things that according to my doctors I dont have and yet still have symptoms that pop up out of nowhere.
Avatar n tn Sadly, I didn't ask for help until my 30s. My Diabetes control actually became better after starting an antidepressant. My health improved greatly in one year with treating the depression, getting a new pump, and dropping 20 pounds. My only regret is not getting help in my 20s.
Avatar n tn Our 38-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes a few weeks ago. Of course, my husband and I are very upset and shocked since she was always extremely healthy until recently. She also has been very moody and irritable. We were hoping that starting insulin injections would help relieve the moodiness, but it seems to have continued, even though her sugar levels have been kept under control. Is this a common occurence at the beginning phases of Type 1 diabetes?
Avatar n tn He has been having a terrible time with being so down and hard on himself. I know he understands that diabetes is not his fault, but inside, I think he is blaming himself. He is saying things like "I hate myself", "why do these bad things always happen to me".
Avatar n tn We at Medhelp are not medical professionals, and I do not have any personal knowledge of Ecstasy to share with you (and for that I am grateful). Because of your diabetes, you are more prone to high blood pressure, thyroid problems, blindness, neuropathy and amputation due to poor blood glucose control, so why you would want to ingest a substance that could impair you from making good judgement calls when it comes to taking care of yourself is beyond me.
Avatar m tn In the USA, or most English speaking countries, you can not go to the corner drug store and buy diabetes medication unless a doctor has filled out prescription. A doctor needs to analyze your diabetes test scores then he/she will recommend a medication, a dosage and how often it must be taken. "CONTROLLING MEANS WHAT ?" GIYF [Google Is Your Friend] - http://tinyurl.com/controldiabetes " IS IT POSSIBLE TO BRING DOWN TO 100 THROUGH LIFESTYLE CHANGE.
Avatar n tn My fiance has type 1 diabetes. He takes pretty good care of himself. He is almost fanatical about checking his blood sugar. On his one touch ultra some times it says something about keytones. So my question is.. What are Keytones and how are you supposed to test for them.
Avatar n tn Hello. I'm not a medical professional, just the parent of a kid with diabetes. The best advice I can give to a diabetic on drinking is don't. The alcohol wreaks havoc with your blood sugars, since your liver has to deal with that extra sugar in your system. The risk of a severe low is very high. Tolerance to alcohol doesn't change the physical issues relating to diabetes.
Avatar n tn if you have a memory problem check with healthcare professional don't just assume it is the diabetes. use memory aids - carry a notepad and pen or other device to make notes as memory loss can cause one stress and guess what yes stress can cause memory loss. Do not self diagnose - do not assume it's the diabetes - see the healthcare professional and take it from there.
Avatar f tn I went to my PCP and he said that d/t my family hx, maybe I have diabetes. I was given a glucose monitor and sent home. My glucose was always fine, and about 4 weeks later, my legs felt better. Earlier this year, I have the same odd feelings from the waist down. My PCP sent me for another brain MRI that showed one new lesion and a few that were enlarged. I was again sent to the MS specialist. He drew another LP and told me that if my CSF still showed no changes, it was not MS.
Avatar f tn I've got a bit of a long question really & just want some insight off fellow diabetics & professionals if poss... I am a 30yo woman diagnosed with T1 diabetes in May 2000. I was 19 & had 6 wks before undergone a hysterectomy. I believe this shocked me into becoming diabetic altho T2 diabetes runs thru my maternal family (excluding my mum).
Avatar f tn Hi. I'm not a medical professional, just the parent of a kid with diabetes. With both types of diabetes, there appears to be a genetic component, but that doesn't necessarily mean a child will develop diabetes, and in particular not develop type 2 diabetes. Type 2 is primarily controlled with diet and exercise, so there is likely no greater risk of the child developing diabetes than anyone else. If the father is diabetic, either type 1 or 2, it is irrelevant to intercourse or child birth.
Avatar n tn Dearest Jules, My heart goes out to you -- woman to woman -- on the loss of your beloeved Sidney Alexandra. I can only imagine your grief at this time and hope you have supportive family & friends or a grief counselor to help you through this time. About 50 years ago, my parents lost a child at birth between me & my younger sister. I mention this because once you begin to heal physically and emotionally you can surely talk with your docs about trying again.
Avatar n tn My 13yo son Sean was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nine months ago. He is also significantly ADHD, requiring daily medication in order to be able to function socially and academically. We have found that the ADHD meds and the insulin are difficult to schedule because the ADHD meds suppress the appetite, and now that he has diabetes, he cannot skip meals.
Avatar n tn Hi Silverbell Get as much information as you can on T1 diabetes ask your sons doctor questions and have him explaine what the medical terms mean having a child with T1 diabetes you are learning all the time my daughter like your son was 5 when she was diagnosed she is 27 now how his diabetes is looked after now will have an effect on how his health is later its not easy when your child is first diagnose as you do have to make some changes to their eating habits but that doesnt mean he can never
Avatar n tn First of all Type 2 diabetes does run in the family. I had gestational diabetes in two of my pregnancies. Lately but not everysingle day however more often now I am continuously feeling nausiated, at times a headache or mild diziness with it. At times I go to the toilet feeling as if I am going to vomit (but I dont). I am absolutely not pregnant (I had a tubal ligation). there are times when I get shaky or irritable or feel a head rush without food. I am 5'4" inches tall.