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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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Will low carb diets help in managing my blood sugar levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I have type 2 diabetes, and I have heard that low-carbohydrate diets can be beneficial for managing blood sugar levels. How does a low-carbohydrate diet affect diabetes, and are there any specific precautions or considerations I should keep in mind when following such a dietary approach ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Dhaniram Gupta

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern. Carbohydrates are basically sugars, so when you consume a high-carb diet, the sugar in your blood increases. In diabetes, the production of insulin is reduced, or the body's sensitivity to insulin is de...  Read Full »

Can high sugar levels cause kidney problems?

Query: Hi doctor, This is about my elder sister who is 37 years old. She is diabetic since 4 years. I have attached the report and prescription of the same. Please check and give suggestion. Now she is suffering from swollen face. Is there any problem in kidney due to high sugar level?  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Dhaniram Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query to this platform. Your sister is a known case of hypothyroidism with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus. Her sugar is constantly raised throughout the last five to six months as shown in the reports. She is on oral diabetic drugs and her bloo...  Read Full »

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