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At present, the diagnosis of diabetes or prediabetes is based in an arbitrary cut-off point for a normal blood sugar level. A normal sugar level is...
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I personally have never liked the taste or texture of oatmeal. This is unexpected because I like the taste of almost all foods I have ever tried...
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Weight loss, plus exercise, can make a difference in helping people with type 2 diabetes get their hemoglobin A1C -- the measure of average blood...
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Everyone with diabetes should test their blood sugar, or glucose, levels regularly. Knowing your blood sugar levels allows you to alter your diabetes...
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One of my greatest pleasures in life is to help patients achieve remission of their type 2 diabetes. This means their blood sugar levels have become...
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Yes. There are several classes of drugs that may increase blood sugar levels and thus increase the risk for diabetes. Some of these are:• Statins:...
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The fasting blood glucose (sugar) test is the preferred way to diagnose diabetes. It is easy to perform and convenient. After the person has fasted...
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When I discuss "diabetes reversal" ... I'm talking about type 2 diabetes, the kind that is associated with being overweight or obese. ... Second...
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In most cases, a fasting blood sugar level more than 180 mg/dL is too high and a blood sugar level less than 70 mg/dL is too low. If you are having...
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If you have diabetes, it is important to know the early signs of hyperglycemia. If hyperglycemia is left untreated, it may develop into ketoacidosis...
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Diabetes is a disorder of a person’s metabolism. As such, it can cause problems with glucose and insulin levels. Glucose is the fuel for energy the...
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Recently published data from the JUPITER study showing an increased incidence of diabetes with rosuvastatin (Crestor) therapy and a large meta...
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The symptoms of diabetes may begin gradually and can be hard to identify at first. They may include fatigue, a sick feeling, frequent urination...
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I don’t know any doctors who prescribe sex to treat diabetes, but after hearing a recent lecture I’m starting to wonder, “Why not?” There’s a...
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If you have diabetes, ask your doctor for a foot care checklist to follow every day. Good blood sugar control is key to preventing nerve pain damage...
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