He prevalence of Type-2 diabetes mellitus is higher in women, partly related to obesity. The Type-2 diabetes typically doubles the coronary heart disease risk in men and triples in women. Diabetes Mellitus in pregnant women poses problems for the mother and the fetus. Women with established diabetes may have menstrual problems and difficulty in conceiving. While, pregnancy itself worsens diabetic control and may cause certain diabetic complications to progress in mother. Maternal diabetes is also hazardous for the fetus and carries an increased risk for fetal loss and major congenital malformations. However, nowadays most women of child bearing age can realistically expect to become mothers of healthy children with intensive glycemic control. Improvements have ranged from technological advances in fetal surveillance (ultrasound scanning) to home glucose monitoring and intensive insulin regimens, enabling women with multiple diabetic complications to have successful pregnancies. Diabetes Mellitus in pregnancy is classified into pre-gestational and gestational diabetes; gestational diabetes is defined as diabetes that is discovered during pregnancy. Approximately 7% of all pregnancies are complicated by GDM. Normal pregnancy reduces insulin sensitivity because of diabetogenic effects of placental hormones. This effect is maximal in the late second and third trimester. Gestationaldiabetes resolves after delivery, but may recur in subsequent pregnancies and the lifetime risk for developing Type-2 diabetes is 30%. Indications for detection of diabetes in pregnant women * Family history of Diabetes * Glucose in urine sample * History of unexplained prenatal loss * History of large baby * History of congenitally malformation infant * Maternal obesity * Maternal age more than 25 years * Members of ethnic/racial group with high prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus To prevent excess spontaneous abortion
Diagnosis type 2 diabetic, sodiumlevel 134, creatin level 0.40, gfr (mdrd equation) 60 mL/min/1.7PHH, A1c 11.4, alb/creat ratio 45. Lab tests came back with above readings, and foot notes on kidney disease. Age 30 white female, family history of auto immune disorders. Mothers family adult onset diabetes onset age 45+.
My doctor is so traditional. I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I have no family history. I am a vegetarian. It is still hard to believe. Now i m on Metformin, januvia, and lostartin. I feel like my doctor s passion is only to fix the symptom and not direct me to changing the course of this. Am I wrong in believing that I can do something more? Also, I have a rumbling and strange feeling in my stomach and left side of my body...is this something to worry about. I was diagnosed last Novemeber after some serious weight loss.
Hello,My grandfather is a diabetic for the last 32 years. He has 72 years now. He has undergone a bypass surgery in the year 2000. Recently he has been diagnosed of having kidney disorder.latest tests have revealed the following:Albumin 495 in urine Kreatine 1.5 Can you please suggest the steps that we should be taking?Can health supplements like vitamin B1 help?
Yes. I ve recently been diagnosed with a uti. It seem to be getting better other than the lower back pain. Yet today I noticed my underwear soiled again with a yellowish orange color in the front. What is causing this? Uti? Oh I m a male 37 and diabetic. Thank Chris
A relative is type one diabetic. He had a mild heart attack 3 weeks ago followed by a massive heart attack 2 days later. The attack has left him with only 20% heart function. His legs are extremely swolen with fluid and because of this, cannot have surgery. He cannot lay down as fluid gets into his lungs. He has been re-admitted to hospital but doctors have not told us very much. He is 58 years old, not overweight and normally very active. He does not smoke and drinks only socially. Help?
Hi sir, my elder brother was suffering with frequent coughing since last 3 months. In chest x ray, Koch's lesion left upper mid zones was found. after that we consulted with the chest physician, he adviced forcreatinine, fasting blood sugar test, sputum test. His blood sugar was 361 mg/dl that is really surprising for us. because in our family nobody is diabetic. Even we never identified he may be diabetic. in case of sputum test, A.F.B. (++)was detected. now its clear to us that he having infection of tuberculosis. but still we are confused about the diabetes. due to diabetes he is having tuberculosis or after infection he became diabetic. his weight is approx. 64 kg. please let me know what is the right treatment for better cure of both diabetes and tuberculosis.
Hi, I just wanted to know If I do have schitzophrenia or not and Ive been taking these anti psycotic drugs since 2010 and Im not happy about it, when the CAT team came to my house back then, they where asking me questions and I told them that I...
last night my 2 hr test was 139 after dinner. this morning while fasting it was 260. i immediately took my metformin . i know the liver releases something 5 hours after eating, should I not be concerned with a high fasting sugar, or when should I...
I have diabetes for last 6 years. Last test confirms 138 blood sugar during fasting but HbA1C was 6.1. I do take alcohol. but once in a while it crosses 180 ml. I try to walk every morning ( real fast ) for 30 mins. I do have a high blood pressure...