Question: Who’s at risk of diabetes?

Who is most likely at risk for diabetes? Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes are overweight or obese. are age 45 or older. have a family history of diabetes. are African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander. have high blood pressure. How do I know if I am …

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How is non proliferative diabetes retinopathy treated?

In the early stages of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy, regular monitoring may be the only treatment. Diet and exercise and controlling blood sugar levels can help control the progression of the disease. Is non proliferative diabetic retinopathy reversible? Can diabetic retinopathy be reversed? No, but it doesn’t have to lead to blindness, either. If you catch …

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How do steroids induce diabetes?

How do steroids induce or bring on diabetes? Normally, the liver reduces the amount of glucose it releases in response to insulin. Steroids make the liver less sensitive to insulin so it carries on releasing glucose even if the pancreas is releasing insulin. How do steroids cause diabetes? Prednisone and other steroids can cause a …

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What is lactic acidosis in diabetic ketoacidosis?

Lactate acidosis is a common finding in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Lactate acidosis in DKA is multifactorial in aetiology— anaerobic glycolysis due to inadequate tissue perfusion and oxygenation as well as the metabolic derangements itself present in DKA might contribute to the elevated lactate levels. How does lactic acidosis occur in diabetes? It is caused by …

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