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can a diabetic patient spread his sickness to others ?

can a diabetic patient spread his sickness to others?
Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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Diabetes in non-contagious. You cannot spread it from person to person like in case of flu or conjunctivitis. It usually runs in families so people having a family history of diabetes will get it. Sometimes it happens due to lifestyle changes like sedentary life with no exercises.

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Diabetes as such cannot be spread. But if a diabetic patient is suffering from a contagious infection, then chances are the same as would be for non diabetic patient transferring the disease.
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