I ve known he has had diabetes but my mom doesnt feel 100% about me marrying him because of that .. I been really stressing it out just because of what she has been telling me and how dangerous it can be for him and in the future and how it can even cause to death ... i love him with everything but is it something i should be worried about or is my mom just being a mom and overreacting?
who knows what illness is awaiting in future........and discarding marriage on just one ground wont be ethical.... u shud weigh either side....ur mom is also not incorrect ..bcoz there are certain hard truths also esp if both parteners r diabetic or their parents have diabetes.........there are more chances of passing this to next generation.........BUT ONE CAN ALWAYS LIVE A NORMAL LIFE UNDER GOOD LIFESTYLE AND Dr GUIDANCE ....though there is always a poorer side with both parteners being diabetic........BUT EVERYTHING IS FAIR IN ....L..
Diabetes is not his fault, and doesn't actually incapacitate him in any way.
He needs to commit to being responsible about it, he will always go to the doctor, take care for his blood sugar levels etc. When he is vigilant and responsible about keeping his diabetes in check, he won't keel over and die tomorrow. Diabetes is inconvenient, not life-destroying.
Practically nobody has 100% perfect health, nor do they retain their perfect health through their entire lives. Your mom is concerned for your longterm happiness, which is nice and all, but if she's saying this is a basis for dumping the guy, she's definitely overreacting. As long as he's committed to keeping himself as healthy as he can, there's no reason to dump an otherwise-excellent guy over his blood sugar levels.
My dad is 73 years old and had a quadruple bypass seven years ago. He has been passing blood in his stool and has recently been in and out of the hospital having to go through blood transfusions. Also he has diabetes though it is controlled and was recently made aware of being anemic. Should I be worried?
i am 60 yrs old and I urinate 2 to 4 times at night and same on the day. should I worry about diabetis? last year my blood sugar count was 120 and the doctor suggested for a catarac operation because my sugar was still ok. Until then I no latest blood sugar test yet.
hello sir, my mom s sugar level has come out to be 343, in a test which she took 2hrs after her morning meal. its been a time she has quieted her medicine(as it got under control),but still taking all necessary precautions. she gets worried easily, kindly suggest me what should be done. age - 51 ht - 5.1 fts wt - 72 kgs
I was diagnosed with primary hypertension at age 25. My average reading at diagnosis was 145/110, with peak reading at 185/120. In the past few years, my blood pressure readings have averaged out to slightly above normal with medications, averaging 125/95. However, yesterday I had a higher reading of 150/105 and earlier tonight my blood pressure spiked to 140/115 but has now dropped back down to 135/90. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at age 25 with a fasting blood sugar of 185. Now my blood sugar is in close to normal levels and is treated with Metformin and diet. My A1C is also in normal ranges. I was diagnosed with high cholesterol at age 26. At diagnosis, my total cholesterol was 310. Now it is down to 210 with medication and diet. At diagnois, my LDL cholesterol was 220 and has now dropped to 135 with medications. At diagnosis my HDL cholesterol was 90 and has now risen to 75 with my total cholesterol level being 210 at my last appointment with my cardiologist which was two weeks ago. I have been obese for most of my life and have been unable to lose much weight even with diet and exercise. At my heaviest, I weighed 285 pounds and am now down to 245 pounds which is about 110 pounds overweight.; Relevant drugs:I take Metformin, Benicar, and Vytorin. ) on Sat 10, Jul 2010 09:57pm : Last night, I felt naseous and had waves of slight pain and pressure in my chest. I also felt pain in my jawline and left elbow area, which came and went in waves. I was sweating more than usual and was dizzy, but felt better with rest. Today I went about my normal routine, but felt dizzy when I went on my evening walk and now my left arm is numb. With my history, should I go to the ER just be sure this isn t cardiac related?
Hello. My husband is in post pancreatitis stage and is home leading a normal life . The cause of this illness remains a mystery to the doctors that attended to him as he does not drink alcohol and gall stones were also ruled out. My question is, what kind of foods shld he be eating? I don t want to know about diets that help lose your belly, I want to know about nutrition. What my husband does is if he gets an ache and upset tummy, he reviews what he ate over the last few meals and assumes a certain food caused and just says he wont eat it again, and this goes on til the next tummy ache. He does still take creon and he is not a diabetic at this stage based on tests that have been done. We are based in Cairns Aussie. Any advice or education on these issues wld be most appreciated. Regards Ruth Young
I am having a fluttering sensation in the top, center portion of my head and having excessive fluid retention. I take a fluid pill daily and cymbalta. I have a family history of diabetes and am a borderline diabetic. I also have symptoms of ADHD (this has been diagnosed by physician.)
I had a baby 18 months ago and previous to that suffered from Hyperthyroid due to a virus. I was suffering from significant tachycardia and excessive sweating at that time. RAI Uptake was done etc, Virus resolved rendering my thyroid now Hypoactive for the last 4 years. I am currently taking Synthroid 150mcg. I have been a runner my entire life however first trimester complications caused that to cease. I am not just getting back into it and training for a half marathon. I have noted that my heart rate even after 5 minutes of running is around 186 bpm. I went to my GP to have my TSH and T4 checked to be sure I wasn t over medicated. Everything was normal. His response to this high BPM was to add a Beta-blocker. I have leary of taking it because I have read it will greatly affect my performance while running. I also get a quivering type feeling here and there through out the day in my heart. I get extremely flush almost purple in my face when running. I m wondering if there could something significantly more wrong than the thyroid affect as my GP has mentioned. I asked for a stress test and he said I didn t need one. I am 34 years old, slightly overweight still from post-partum. no other medical conditions, no history of any previous medical conditions other than Gestational Induced Hypertension and ecclampsia which clearly has resolved and Gestational Diabetes which also resolved.
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.