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Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus, otherwise called diabetes, is a condition in which there is excess glucose or sugar in the blood. Complications of diabetes can develop suddenly or can take years, and can affect almost all the organs in the body. The common complications of diabetes mellitus are diabetic ketoacidosis, hypoglycemia, stroke, heart diseases, kidney damage, eye problems, and nerve damage.

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I have a lot of pimples. Is it due to diabetics?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old unmarried female. I have a lot of issues because of diabetes. Diabetes was detected four months ago when I underwent underarm surgery for an abscess. It has not recovered yet. Also, I have a lot of pimples on my face and head. I think this is because of the sugar le...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaveri Dandapani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do you have a family history of diabetes mellitus 2? I suggest you the following. If you reduce your weight, your sugar levels will decrease. Reducing 1 kg per month will do. Do not skip a meal. Cut down on meat, oily food, fried food, etc. Take a regular walk, jog, o...  Read Full »

My wife and I have type 1 diabetes. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife and I have type 1 diabetes. I have had it for the past few years; my wife was diagnosed with type 1 last year. My question is since both of us have diabetes, can it affect our baby? My wife is five months pregnant. I am worried about the little one. How can I prevent complications...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If both parents have type 1 diabetes, the child will likely develop it. It is a genetic factor. However, if the child is taught to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle and healthy diet habits, then the child may not get affected by it. Thank you.  Read Full »

What is the reason for the exaggerated protein in my routine urine test?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 66 year male, who is diabetic and hypertensive from the last 15 years. I am on Tazloc H, Cresar AM, Metformin, and Amaryl. Routine urine exam showed proteins 30 mg/L, micro albumin 94.97 mg/L, and pus cells 4 to 5 cells. What is the inference and advise?  Read Full »

Dr. Pankaj Jawandhiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I will advise you to check UPCR (urine protein to creatinine ratio) and evaluate fundus for diabetic retinopathy or hypertension retinopathy. Thanks. For more information consult a nephrologist online -->  Read Full »

I am type I diabetic. How can I treat hypoglycemia?

Query: Hello doctor, My doctor whom I had been visiting discontinued her practice. I found a new doctor with whom I am having problems. The doctor diagnosed me with diabetes 24 years ago when I was 39. I was tried on a couple of different types and dosages of pills, but I cannot remember the names and was ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and from what you have mentioned, it appears that you indeed have type 1 diabetes. Regarding your hypoglycemia, I would suggest that you decrease the dose of NovoLog (insulin aspart injection) by two units in the morning and night. Your kidney ...  Read Full »

How can I manage blood glucose levels?

Query: I am a Diabetic patient and My creatinine level is 1.19, Triglycerides is 292, Phosphorus is 4.81mg/dl, HDL is 41mg/dl, VLDL is 68.40mg/dl, Sugar Fasting is 295mg/dl. Iam consuming Zukanorm M50/500 mg medicine and mixturd 30/70 insulin[dose:- Day-16 & Night-20]. Please, advise me. Yours faith...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, I have read your reports and unfortunately you have uncontrolled blood sugar levels. You would need to work on a lot of things to get back on track. Issues that you have at present from the tests results are uncontrolled blood sugar,high triglycerides and fatty liver. The triglycerides are v...  Read Full »

What causes hypoglycemia?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has been suffering from diabetes for three years. She is 61 years old and weighs 88 pounds. She was on Gemer-1. Early morning around 5 AM, she often complains of excessive sweating and weakness. Sweating stops after taking tea, biscuit or sugar. She has stopped taking medication...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your mother is getting hypoglycemic attacks during early morning hours. Hypoglycemic attacks are episodes of low blood sugar values occurring in blood. Due to this she is having excessive sweating and weakness. Taking a sweet item is the correct treatment for such an at...  Read Full »

Why did my mother get diabetic neuropathy despite insulin?

Query: Hello doctor, Although my mother is on insulin for seven years, she has diabetic neuropathy and some complications since one week. Also, the doctor tried but the complications are not going.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have not mentioned the age of your mother. Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication seen in patients who have long-term or uncontrolled diabetes. It may not be completely reversible. However, talk to your doctor about taking Vitamin B12 supplements and Gabape...  Read Full »

Kindly provide detailed information about diabetes.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old female. I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes and I am looking to better understand the condition and how to manage it. Could you provide me with information on the different types of diabetes and their causes? What are the key symptoms and potential complicat...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Dhaniram Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, I would like to inform you that diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose levels in the body due to insulin resistance or insufficient insulin secretion. Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, regula...  Read Full »

I have a burning sensation in my fingers. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am diabetic and hypertensive. My problem is, if I touch anything with my fingers, I get a burning sensation and I drop it down. Please advise me on this.  Read Full »

Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your complaints and previous history of diabetes, I think you are suffering from peripheral neuropathy secondary to diabetes mellitus. I will recommend some medications as mentioned below. Also, some investigations are to be performed. Investigations to be done ...  Read Full »

How to manage erectile dysfunction with diabetes and high BP?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in my early fifties, have been diabetic and hypertensive for three years, and have undergone angioplasty. Currently I am taking these medicines Capitab-A/75, Rancad, Tsart-40, Rozavel-F, Carzec, Amaryl M2, Janumet-50/500. Currently I am facing problems with erectile dysfunction for t...  Read Full »

Dr. Duraisamy Palanisamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Erectile dysfunction for diabetic and cardiac patients is common. But, you should be careful while taking the medicines. Never use Viagra (sildenafil), which is readily available in the market. It would be best if you control your diabetes fir...  Read Full »

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