Insulin dependent diabetes

What is Insulin dependent diabetes?

It is a form of diabetes mellitus that results from the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas.The subsequent lack of insulin leads to increased blood and urine glucose. The classical symptoms are polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst), polyphagia (increased hunger), and weight loss.

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my father aged 75 years is patient of insulin dependent diabetes and taking 17 units of insulin twice daily. recently has bouts of loose...

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are there any studies that show a link between diabetes in the father and birth defects? my husband has a very low sperm count and we are...

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Yes , Diabetes can affect production of healthy sperm.
Although no conclusive evidence is there but several...

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My Ddr. rang me this morning to say I had a problem with my haemaglobin which has been getting low since about 2007. This has come to light...

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it s already great realizing the hemoglobin levels are falling. worthwhile investigating the type of anemia (inadequate blood quantities),...

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my father aged 75 years is patient of insulin dependent diabetes and taking 17 units of insulin twice daily. recently has bouts of loose...