Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where there is increased blood sugar levels. It may be of type 1 or type 2. The early signs of diabetes include increased thirst, increased hunger and increased frequency of urination.
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Query: Hello doctor,I am a 21-year-old female with a height of 5’5 feet and a weight of 123 lbs. I have diabetes for the last ten years. I am taking insulin daily, Mixtard 70/30, and Novorapid. My Hba1c is 8.5 %, and at midnight for the previous two weeks, I feel like urinating, and this problem is dispu... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin test) of 8 % shows unsatisfactory control of blood sugar. Your target should be at least 6.5 %. Excessive urination at night is due to raised blood sugar and is more noticeable at nig... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am 50 years old. I have done my sugar test last week which showed high blood sugar value and high cholesterol. My doctor advised me to test because I had irritation while urinating. My doctor prescribed me to take Cumet-SR tablets. My weight is 187 lbs and height 5.8 feet. I have few... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaint and seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It suggests that you have diabetes and dyslipidemia. Your irritation in urine is due to infection in urinary tract which is common in diabetes patient. You need to ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. Almost 15 to 20 days ago, I felt that my feet were cold as if they were frozen. I felt numbness in my left leg, and suddenly, I had double vision issues. I thought it was because of increase in my eye number, but I was wrong. I then went to an eye specialist, ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your MRI report shows small lacunar infarct in the brain, which was responsible for your symptoms. A lacunar infarct arises from blockage of small arteries that supply th... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Four months ago, my father's fasting blood sugar level was 110 mg/dL and postprandial was 136 mg/dL. Before that he had sugar levels in the normal range according to regular checkups done. However, there is a spike in his blood sugar level and the detected levels were fasting 214 mg/dl an... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fasting blood sugar should be less than 126 mg/dL and postprandial should be less than 140 mg/dL after 2 hours. Since your father has fasting blood glucose level of 214 mg/dL and postprandial levels of 301 mg/dL along with classical features of increased thirst, increas... Read Full »