Questions tagged [type-2-diabetes]

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Are there beneficial compounds in cigarette smoke?

The UKPDS 50 study suggested that smokers experience lower rates of diabetic retinopathy Somewhat counter-intuitively, smoking status was inversely related to the development of new lesions and to ...
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What are the complications of “an obese woman exercising to lose weight at primigravida pregnancy to prevent Large-for-gestational age” on fetus

Obesity prior to pregnancy has been associated with higher rates of gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorder. Some infants born to women who enter pregnancy obese, are at high risk of becoming ...
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Are all Type 2 diabetes effects caused by sugar levels?

I am trying to understand the various effects of Type 2, but I cannot seem to find a direct statement about this: Are all the various symptoms/problems of Type 2 - neuropathy, heart health problems, ...
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Type II Diabetes (T2D) Remission with Age?

Several medical providers have told an elderly relative that his T2D was probably not reversed through his (isocaloric) low-carb diet, rather that T2D generally goes away on its own in the elderly. ...
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Assessing protein bars with artificial sweeteners for diabetics type 2

In case of diabetes type 2, I have learned that it is recommended to find a low carb diet, possibly even low fat (to ease loss of weight) and to compensate instead with whole grain food, high amounts ...
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pancreas lifetime and diabetes

Reading an old HE topic about diabetes, I point out the words "pancreatic exhaustion". Does it mean the organ pancreas has a lifetime? In other words, pancreas is able to produce insulin just for a ...
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Is there any cure for type 2 diabetes?

Is there any current cure for diabetes?
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What's the latest application of data on the twin cycle hypothesis?

The twin cycle hypothesis states that The accumulation of fat in liver and secondarily in the pancreas will lead to self-reinforcing cycles that interact to bring about type 2 diabetes. Fatty liver ...
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Diabetes Type 2 and Carrot Sugar

If one has diabetes type 2 and wants to reduce sugars, is it healthy to eat carrots? Do carrots effect diabetics? Is there any list of fruit and vegetables which are good for diabetics?
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What causes Diabetes mellitus type 2?

We have questions on how to prevent or on how to reverse diabetes type 2. There are also some minor details about isolated potential causes. No question to the overall causal explanation. Our ...
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Is Type 2 Diabetes reversible?

Is it possible to reverse Type 2 diabetes by using a specific diet? What about insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetes?
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Is sugar in beverages worse than sugar in solid food (i.e. candy, chocolate) with respect to diabetes type 2

Most studies which find a link between sugar intake and risk of type 2 diabetes focus on sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) intake, presumably because SSB's allow for a high sugar intake without feeling ...
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Are there any significant differences between Triceba and Toujeo?

I'm currently taking a long-acting insulin called Triceba. But I recently changed my health insurance, and the new insurance doesn't cover Triceba, it only covers another long-acting insulin called ...
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Are there any insulin pumps which are attached for more than a few days?

People with Type II Diabetes requiring long-acting insulin can inject themselves once a day with a syringe or insulin pen, but there is an alternative to that: insulin pumps. Insulin pumps provide a ...
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Are there any non-injection methods of delivering long-acting insulin?

Affreza is an inhaler that delivers rapid-acting insulin through inhaling rather than injection. But my question is, are there any methods of delivering long-acting insulin that do not require an ...
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Root canal therapy for diabetes patient?

If someone has the symptoms of the damaged nerve and should undergo a root canal therapy: Is there any risk for a diabetes patient to undergo this procedure?
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Can we Walk for few minutes during Glucose tolerance test?

Can we walk slightly for 5 to 7 mins in every 1/2 hr after blood sample collection during 2 hrs 75gm glucose tolerance test? Does walking have an effect on the GTT? Below is the sample test result ...
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Does gliclazide increase occurrences of reactive hypoglycemia

I've recently been prescribed a minimal dosage of Gliclazide (40 milligrams a day). I've been diagnosed type 2 diabetic for two years and until I was on the Gliclazide I'd never even come close to a ...
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What is the total prevalence percentage for pre-diabetics and diabetics for black race in the US?

What is the total prevalence percentage for pre-diabetics and diabetics for black race in the US? I had a black friend who worry about this, i want to comfort him by saying that this number is not ...
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What are the effects of hyperglycemia

My father is a type 2 diabetic. He has always had a bad diet, but even since his diabetes came on about 20 years ago he has only really cared about preventing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) instead of ...
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What are some natural remedies for lowering blood sugar besides diet and exercise?

I was diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic a few months ago, and have been dieting and exercising ever since. My A1C has gone down from 13% to 9%, I noticed these cinnamon pills in a local store that ...