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Is Gestational diebetes common to all pregnant women? Can the unborn develop complications from mother with Gestational Diabetes? [closed]

I work as an Industrial Training student in a government Hospital and every Tuesday, happens to be our Immunization clinic. Then a Health talk proceeds. During the Health talk which was conducted by ...
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Insulin & break down of different nutrient groups

I have been a type 1 diabetic for over 30 years. According to what I learned during my life from doctors and dietitians, for my age/height/weight, I should take around 6 bread units of carbohydrates ...
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Communication between Contour Next Link 2.4 and insulin pump MiniMed 640G

I am wondering how the Contour Next Link 2.4 and the insulin pump MiniMed 640G communicate with each other. Is this over Bluetooth or what is it? Thanks a lot!
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The exact difference between A1 and A2 milk

up vote 0 down vote favorite I am no expert in biology or chemistry. There are two links one stating A1 milk is good and A2 is bad the other link claiming the opposite. Which one can I trust? What ...
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How do diabetics manage their diet and meal planning? [closed]

I've been trying to understand how important diet is to managing diabetes and was wondering whether meal planning was a really important thing and what it involved. Do you have to spend a lot of time ...
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What are Useful Resources and Practices that Help Managing Type-1 Diabetes?

I have a close relative with type-1 diabetes who suffer from unbalanced sugar levels (high blood sugar/low blood sugar) very often. Managing her blood sugar is becoming very stressful; especially, ...
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Insulin and cellular glucose capture

Insulin is said to be the "unlock" key to let glucose enter body cells. Then why do stable Type 1 Diabetes patients have to inject less insulin in case of scheduled sport activities? Don't ...
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Management of erectile dysfunction in type I diabetes [closed]

Type I diabetes is in the long term associated with accelerated vascular and autonomic disease. One of the consequences of both of these is erectile dysfunction. What diagnostic tests are used to ...
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Health I.D for diabetes - What is the preferred method of identification?

Having type 1 diabetes for a little over a decade now I've never worn an identification to help others know of my condition especially in case of emergencies (such as hypoglycemic attacks - paramedics ...
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How does Affreza inhalable insulin affect lungs in patients without lung disease?

Affreza's website mentions side effects in patients with chronic lung disease. Given that insulin injections can cause lipohypertrophy, what is the risk of inhaling insulin in this regard?
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Formula for determining carb count from blood sugar changes?

Prior to eating I count carbs and then use my insulin carb ratios to determine how much insulin I should take. This is straight forward when I'm cooking my food, going to a chain restaurant, or have ...
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Chances of getting diabetes type 1?

My grandmother has has type 1 diabetes for more than 25 years (she's now 79 years old). My mother died when I was a kid, so I don't have any information about her health. I want to know my what are ...
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Does melatonin have an effect on the treatment of type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by the body's inability to regulate blood sugar due to a disabled pancreas' not producing insulin. People with diabetes regulate their own blood ...
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What is the cause of Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes, also known as "Juvenile-onset" diabetes (due to the fact that it's often diagnosed early in life) is a life-threatening disorder characterized by the body's inability to to produce ...