type 1 diabetes or
type 1 diabetes mellitus
A chronic autoimmune disease in which the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas are destroyed, leading to high glucose levels in the blood and resulting in impaired metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. The disease, which is characterized by excessive thirst, frequent urination, metabolic acidosis, and wasting, typically appears in childhood or adolescence and requires lifelong administration of insulin. Also called insulin-dependent diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
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Patient discussion about Type 1 diabetes
Q. Women with diabetes are in general found with type 1 or with type 2 diabetes during pregnancy and why?
A. Women develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy and after pregnancy the gestational diabetes goes, if not this gestational diabetes has chances to develop into type 2 diabetes. A pregnant woman can also have type 1 and 2 diabetes equally and during pregnancy she may get gestational diabetes.
Q. Type 2 Diabetics solution My uncle is suffering from type 2 diabetics and i want to know that
is there any permanent solution for type 2 diabities. Very worried about weight loss too. Any one there to give us a permanent solution?
A. Type 2 diabetes is due to improper use of insulin or insulin resistance.
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Q. I’m having diabetics for nearly 12 years. Can I eat all types of fruits? I’m 60 years old male and I’m having diabetics for nearly 12 years. I’m taking meds and my sugar is under control. Everyday I have some fruits without fail. Can I eat all types of fruits?
A. Hello sir, surely you can eat any kind of fruit, regardless of the sugar content. The point is you need to spread across the amount of fruits you eat, including a wide variety of different fruits. In general everyone has to eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables every day. Spreading the fruit you eat through the day will avoid a sudden rise in blood glucose levels. More discussions about Type 1 diabetes
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