Diabetes mellitus and exercise

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1469903 tn?1286650297 • bladder, skin, and vaginal infections; • blurred vision; and • lethargy What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar (glucose) levels, that result from defects in insulin secretion, or action, or both. Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes (as it will be in this article) was first identified as a disease associated with "sweet urine," and excessive muscle loss in the ancient world.
Avatar f tn Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease of absolute or inadequate production of the pancreas, and/ or the body’s resistance to insulin. It is a long term and a lifetime illness that is projected to be the second debilitating disease, causing most of the world’s mortality and morbidity. DM itself does not necessarily cause life threatening scenarios but its complications do.
Avatar n tn It depends on what your goals are. If you want to simply loose weight with diet and aerobic exercise, then you are maintaining your heart rate at too high a rate: you should be aiming for 60-75% of your maximum heart rate, not 90%. If you want to build endurance than hoot for faster heart rates. You should exercise enough to loose the extra 50 pounds you have on, so that you avert the metabolic syndrome and diabetes mellitus which can develop as a direct consequence of being overweight.
Avatar f tn "Can a person develop diabetes after taking Hep C treatment drugs? " Yes. You can develop diabetes before, during or after treatment. BEFORE..... In cellular metabolism, glucose (sugar) can be converted into fatty acids. Many viruses use these fatty acids to build their viral envelopes, or outer coatings, which help the viruses penetrate and infect human cells.
Avatar m tn Reducing risk factors for heart failure, such as, controlling high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus, can potentially reduce the risk of polycythemia. Hence since you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes, try to keep the blood sugar levels under control by taking the medicines regularly and exercise like walk for 45 min every morning or indulge in cycling or swimming.
Avatar n tn After surgery and major changes to his body including dental surgery and knee replacement his sugar levels would run dangerously high or low but eating right , drinking plenty water and getting exercise and plenty rest along with taking insulin as directed by the DOCTOR helped until glucose levels settle down..It can take some time, remember he had major surgery. Eat your veggies or start eating them and good News I believe my husband is going to survive Cancer.
Avatar f tn Many doctors declared high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus as bad companions, although they are not related to each other.
Avatar n tn Does anyone have any links to share about studies in regards to diabetes and hep c. I asked by by diabetes docotor and my hep c doctor about a link between the two diseases and both said there wasn't one. Since I am not over weight and there is no diabetes in my family I am inclined to think there is a link. Also have read here more then once about those of us who crave sugar while on tx, a side effect I have been going through and giving into recently, not good for my diabetes.
Avatar m tn for example, “an incredible urge to drink liquids” could be a sign of diabetes mellitus. Or, another example, “being barely able to walk 6 blocks could be on the basis of exercise induced asthma or heart disease. It would be most important that your asthma be optimally treated and that your doctors carefully check your heart to be sure that you do not have heart failure or abnormal heart rhythms, unrelated to POTS.
1774905 tn?1314266465 Proton Pump Inhibitors (eg: nexium, prilosec) are a short term drugs only. The FDA issued a statement to take PPI's up to 14 days, 3 times a year. There is a good reason for this. You NEED stomach acid to release nutrients from proteins, release instrinsic factor which binds to vitamin B12 for absorption in the gut, and kill of bacteria, parasites, and fungi. "The popular belief is that acid reflux is due to an excessive amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
15375805 tn?1441615985 uk *Sexual and Urologic Problems of Diabetes. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (December 2008) *Diabetes. World Health Organisation. (January 2015) *New treatment options for erectile dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus. Author: Basu et al. (2004) *PDE5 inhibitors: targeting erectile dysfunction in diabetics. Author: Francis et al. (December 2011) *Intracavernosal alprostadil is effective for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in diabetic men.
Avatar m tn Diabetes is a Greek word meaning large amounts of urine. Both diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus fall into this realm but both are separate mechanisms. This forum deals mostly with type 2 diabetes, people who have high blood sugar levels [mellitus]. Diabetes insipidus is kidney related. For best answers, the forum to post on is Kidney Disease & Disorders.
1211508 tn?1343083205 Symptoms are usually aggravated with exercise in cardiac disorders. Diabetes mellitus and hypertension can cause these symptoms. Again inadequate sleep, hypoglycemia, anemia and vitamin deficiencies can aggravate you symptoms of light headedness. Discuss these options with your consulting doctor. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar m tn I do not have diabetes mellitus, and my general health is quite good, though I don't feel energetic and I have chronic eye strain. I do not eat meat. I am not seriously worried about this and my symptoms are quite manageable though sometimes frustrating, but I would like to know if I do have an issue. What do you think? And are there any other things I can do to test? Thank you.
1469903 tn?1286650297 My mom has been diagnosed with type II diabetes mellitus recently.Her post prandial blood sugar is 214mg/dl.Her triglyceride , VLDL cholesterol,total protein is slightly raised.Her liver is enlarged & there is fatty infiltration.Her weight is 80 kg and height is 5 feet.She is taking medications to controll blood sugar.Is there any risk to develop hepatitis or cirrhosis from fatty liver??????
Avatar f tn There are no high quality data on the efficacy of the dietary treatment of type 2 diabetes, however the data available indicate that the adoption of exercise appears to improve glycated haemoglobin at six and twelve months in people with type 2 diabetes. There is an urgent need for well-designed studies which examine a range of interventions, at various points during follow-up, although there is a promising study currently underway.
146021 tn?1237208487 Former Names Preferred Names Type I juvenile diabetes insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus IDDM type 1 diabetes Type II adult-onset diabetes noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus NIDDM type 2 diabetes [Top] What is pre-diabetes? In pre-diabetes, blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be characterized as diabetes. However, many people with pre-diabetes develop type 2 diabetes within 10 years. Pre-diabetes also increases the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Avatar f tn https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/diabetes-eye-problems#1 . That article may help you determine what the issue is and what to ask the doctor about. Vision problems with diabetes is not uncommon. Is her diabetes controlled with medication, by the way? Diabetes is more prone to cause white patches on skin rather than dark patches. I would show the patches to your physician for advice as they may not be related to diabetes but still need action to be taken to make sure they are not an issue.
86664 tn?1291561395 I'm hoping to cure diabetes when I SVR. What are your numbers before and after tx? Do you think HCV caused early diabetes?
Avatar m tn For patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced cirrhosis, diabetes mellitus increases the risk of developing HCC." with more than a doubled 5-year HCC incidence rate (11 vs 5) when DB was coupled with advanced fibrosis. However, they have no control data for HCC rates in the presence DB but without HCV nor, more relevant to this thread, how that risk changes in the presence of DB after SVR.
Avatar n tn It could also be due peripheral arterial blood disorders. Symptoms are usually aggravated with exercise in cardiac disorders. Diabetes mellitus and hypertension can cause these symptoms. Again inadequate sleep, hypoglycemia, anemia and vitamin deficiencies can aggravate your symptoms of lightheadedness. You will need to consult your primary care physician for a proper evaluation. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn In cardiac disorders there is inadequate pumping of blood and in lung disorders there is inadequate oxygenation. Symptoms are usually aggravated with exercise in cardiac disorders. Diabetes mellitus and hypertension can cause these symptoms. Again inadequate sleep, hypoglycemia, anemia and vitamin deficiencies can aggravate your symptoms of lightheadedness. You will need to consult your primary care physician for a proper evaluation. Regards.
3116931 tn?1379619767 Father died at 37 and suffered years of ateriosclerosis in addition to years of type1 diabetes mellitus. Calcium score recently 419. Was 226 four years ago. Been on the statins the past four years along with the 81mg asprin. Passed well on very recent stress tests as always have. LDL's and HDL's are usually in line with occasional border line. Exercises regularly. Can fairy easily jog five miles.
137025 tn?1217768341 I've heard that the Walmart meter is cheap and good. Anybody with a question about diabetes ougut to buy one, because diabetes goes undiagnosed in a similar way to hcv, and for a similar reason: medical economics. I''ve been slowly developing diabetes over the last several years, long before being diagnosed with hcv, but I suspect that the hcv aggravated it, since I'm not overweight.
Avatar n tn I think these simple measures are enough to correct the same. However, I’ll also suggest you to get your blood sugar tested as Diabetes mellitus is one of the important causes of severe constipation. I’ll suggest you to consult a Surgeon and get yourself evaluated. I hope that helps. Please do keep me posted. Kind Regards.
Avatar m tn Are you a diabetic or do you take alcohol? Parasthesias are common in alcoholics and metabolic disorders like diabetes, hypothyroidism, and hypoparathyroidism. They can also occur in peripheral artery disease, Peripheral nerve trauma, Peripheral nerve compression or in head injury patients. Firstly, I’ll request you to get your blood sugar/HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) tested to rule out Diabetes mellitus. You may also need tests like Nerve Conduction Velocity etc.
Avatar m tn 017) for metabolic syndrome after adjustment with age, gender, drinking, smoking, exercise, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and obesity. Conclusions Chronic hepatitis B is strongly associated with the decreased risk of metabolic syndrome.
Avatar f tn There can be many causes of fatty liver like dietary,obesity,intake of alcohol, severe weight loss,malnutrition,total parenteral nutrition, hepatitis C etc.It is also seen in patients with diabetes mellitus and those with high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. You seem to be otherwise healthy so a slight fatty liver can be easily cured. Are you obese? If you are obese then a program consisting of a nutritious low fat diet, exercise and weight reduction can be helpful.
Avatar m tn Poor circulation is the main cause caused or aggravated by diabetes mellitus, peripheral artery disease, medications, poor diet, smoking, being overweight; lack of exercise etc.Alopecia areata can cause loss of hair in legs along with scalp. Infections such as folliculitis, a bacterial infection of hair follicles, and ringworm, a fungal infection, can also cause hair loss on the legs in the areas in which the infection is present.