Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

High blood sugar levels that result from the body's resistance to insulin is called type 2 diabetes. The symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, increased hunger, fatigue, blurred vision, and recurrent infections. The risk factors for developing this type of diabetes are obesity, sedentary lifestyle, family history, and PCOS.

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What is the treatment for PE due to low testosterone?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old. I am a type 2 diabetic, totally controlled as lost 37.4 lbs weight also recently. I am the father of a 5-year-old son. I have lived a healthy sexual life till now, but for the last three to four months I am facing acute premature ejaculation issues. I got my test don...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes of premature ejaculation and low testosterone is one among them. But the value you have posted I am not understanding it. The value is 300 -1,000 ng/dL, but you have written as 1.9 %. Is it 1.9 ng/dl or 1.9% of normal value? Kindly let me know b...  Read Full »

Among medicines and insulin, which is best to control sugar?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I had diabetes during pregnancy, and it continues after childbirth. Now I have been a diabetic patient for the past three years. My average sugar levels range from 100 mg/dl to 245 mg/dl. My sugar levels are not stable at all, and I consulted my first doctor,...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query, and from what you have mentioned, it appears that you have diabetes. However, your blood sugar is not so uncontrolled that you must take insulin. You can do one thing, do an HbA1c test and then get back to me to put you on better treatment. Hop...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a medicine to lower blood sugar?

Query: Hi doctor, I am worried about my husband's type-2 diabetes. Today evening before dinneŕ the sugar was 317. He is taking Januvia along with Diamicon XR 60 and in night Razel along with Dimicron XR 60. The medicine is also not working very well on him. He would not able to visit a doctor for another...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about your husband and from what you have mentioned it appears that your husband has uncontrolled blood sugar. I suggest that you add the tablet Metformin 1000 mg twice a day in addition to all the drugs that you have mentioned. This is only i...  Read Full »

Is bariatric surgery required for a type 2 uncontrolled diabetes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having type 2 uncontrolled diabetes. My endocrinologist is asking me to undergo a bariatric surgery. Kindly advise. Can you explain if it is required and how is it going to help control my diabetes and hypertension?  Read Full »

Dr. Vennapusa Amar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.Bariatric or metabolic surgeries help to achieve long-term remission from type 2 diabetes. These are scientifically proven, very safe, and highly effective. They result in long-term weight loss in individuals suffering from an excess weight problem and also lead to long-te...  Read Full »

Can I get more information on diabetes, as I am a young adult with type 2 diabetes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old, type 2 diabetes patient. Please give me information about diabetes. Every morning, I do running around 2 to 3 km.  Read Full »

Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attached details (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which show you are on multiple drugs to control blood glucose and your blood glucose levels seem to be in very good control. However, if levels drop too low that is less than 70 mg or...  Read Full »

My mother is suffering from type 2 diabetes. Is it possible to entirely eliminate type 2 diabetes?

Query: Hi Doctor, My mother is 60 years old and has been living with type 2 diabetes. Although there have not been any obvious indications that she is becoming worse, as she ages. I am very concerned because she does not live the healthiest lifestyle in terms of her diet and weight. I make every effort as...  Read Full »

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, You did not give any details of her diabetes. For how long she have had diabetes? What is the status of her diabetes normally? What is her hemoglobin A1c, or the average sugar over the last two or three months? Has she already experienced...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes during screening at ten weeks of pregnancy. Kindly suggest insulin dosing to control sugar levels.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old woman pregnant with my first baby. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes during screening at ten weeks of pregnancy. I am on insulin, and my sugar levels have been fairly well controlled till now. I have completed 30 weeks now and taking the tablet of Novomix 30 in...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to have strict monitoring (fetal as well as maternal) sugar level charting recurrently to adjust the dose recurrently. Gestational diabetes is diagnosed during pregnancy. It can be hazardous to the fetus as well as the mother. You need to have a diabetic die...  Read Full »

My mom's health has deteriorated completely in a year. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 56 years old. She has been a diabetic for the last 20 years. Her health has deteriorated completely in the last year. We found out through a biopsy that her kidney has been damaged. Her gallbladder was removed as it was infected and had a stone as big as a marble. The mouth a...  Read Full »

Dr. Gupta Abhinav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. She is having hypoalbuminemia (low level of albumin in the blood).Also, her serum potassium is high. We have to treat serum potassium first with diuretics and Insulin infusion.If the serum potassium does not come below 5.5, then she can go for dialysis.I would like to kno...  Read Full »

Vegetarian diet plan for a type 2 diabetic patient.

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to know vegetarian diet plan for a type 2 diabetes patient. She is a 58 year old female and her blood sugar level is 150. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can start by following some basic rules of eating healthy. Include raw foods like vegetable salads in the diet. Fruits can be taken in moderation once a day. Avoid fruits with a high glycemic index like grapes, mango and jackfruit. Eat three differe...  Read Full »

I am type 2 diabetic and keep losing weight. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a type 2 diabetic for four years. I was diagnosed at a very high level (520) and have been on a low carbohydrate diet ever since and managing it. I have lost all my body fat and at 6 % body fat right now. I take 1000 mg Metformin once a day and Farxiga once a day. My goal is to ga...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Abdul Kader

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Metformin is weight neutral or may cause mild weight loss. Fargixa, which is Dapagliflozin, causes weight loss and some dehydration. So you can omit Fargixa, and take Sitagliptin, Metformin combination, e.g. Janumet XR 50/1000 once a day. Try the suggested regimen an...  Read Full »

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