The doctor told my dad that he might have diabetes , my dads sugar level is 6.0 and that is when he didnt he. Im in canada so we have a different measuring system for blood sugar level, plz help im really concerned, does my dad have diabetes ?
The measuring units are mmol/liter I think. The normal range is upto 5.8, which means it is slightly elevated. It means now I think only lifestyle management is quite sufficient rather than active medications. Lifestyle management includes diet and exercise which is very essential at any stage of diabetes.
You found this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer.
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
HI we just found out my dads blood sugar is to high it is about 190 when he was tested.Yes he is very over wheight. I would like to know what would be good for him to eat to help keep his sugar down and to lose weight . Yes he is take meds to lower it.
my dad has diabetes and his dad had it so it mite be genetic and im worried i am not a couch potato: i play lacrosse, jog in the mornin, am on the wrestling team and Cross Country but i just like sugar too much!
what foods can i diabetic eat ...my dads BSL was as high as 60 he is in hospital now ICU but getting better ....i need to let my mother know although my dad resides at a nursing home mum brings in food for him she doesnt quiet understand that dad cant have certain foods thank you Grace
Why does Polcystic ovarian syndrome occur?Is it good to take glyciphage(a diabetes tablet )for that.. Gynecologist advised me to take that.she said that it is to reduce my weight. My body mass index is Normal. Then what effect this tablet will have on my pcod problem.. Please clarify me about this and also advise me on pregnancy... Thanks a lot
I am 50 years old and about to be taken off of my birth control pill that Iv'e been taking for desmynorhea. I am also type 1 diabetic and have managed it well. It works well with the ortha Novum 1/1/1 28 day birth control pill. My doctor wants to take me off because I'm 50. I do not want to because it works so well and has for many years. If I'm taken off I know my hormone levels will crash and my diabetes management will suffer. (Doctors tell me they are not related but I know They are related because I've lived it and learned to make the adjustments during my cycle for 35 years). If I'm taken off the BC pill, what is my best option to treat desmynorrhea and to keep the hormone levels at a healthy and balanced level at my age?
I have friend who has hep C and diabetes 2. He was in the hospital for dehydration and heat exhaustion. They hydrated him and he responded quite well. All his vitals were good. They put him on an IV drip with ativan and hydrocone, something for gastric acid and insulin. He has never had insulin before. But he started to shiver and tremble. He was on this drip for two days. He cannot function very well now. It is hard for him to control his elimination functions and he tremble quite a bit. I feel that the hydrocodone affect him very bad it was 5/500 because of the tylenol in it. . Before he dehydrated, he had a panel done and he was stable in all areas. His liver enzymes were elevated a little; but he was basically stable. What can he take to help recover?
Dear Doctor, I have chronic insulin-dependant diabetes and haemorrhoids. Over the last few weeks, I have had odd coloured stool. They are pale grey. I have also had stomach, and am losing sleep over it. Do you know what it could be? And what I can do to help it? Paddy Furlong
We have consulted a doctor and she has prescribed Tab Duphaston (10 mg) twice daily. Could you advise us of its purpose and if it has any side effects in long-term. We would really appreciate your advice on this.