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Can lack of sleep cause diabetes?

I work untimely hours. They are never consistent, so my sleep cycle is also different. Lately I have been feeling extremely tired and giddy when I don't eat on time. I went...

How can I lose weight if I havediabetes?

I am suffering with type 2 diabetes since the last 2 years. I have gained a lot of weight since diagnosis. How can I lose weight with my diabetes? Will losing weight help?...

What should be the emergency first steps to deal with hypoglycemia in diabetic patients?

I have a startup company, and I have 3 employees who are diabetic. As an employer, can you tell me the first aid steps I need to incorporate in case someone goes into hypoglycemia?...

Can type 2 diabetes ever be reversed?

My husband has been diabetic for the last 3 years. He is currently on medication. He has also made lifestyle modifications. Can type 2 diabetes ever be reversed with lifestyle...

Can beetroots be harmful for a diabetic patient?

My son is diabetic (type 1) and has been since he was 7 (he is 12 now). I give him beetroot juice often, but I was just told that beetroot juice can be harmful for a diabetic...

With a family history of type 2 diabetes, is my daughter at a risk of juvenile diabetes?

My daughter is 3 years old and I see she has a sweet tooth. I am very worried because on my husband's side everyone is diabetic. Will my daughter be at a risk of diabetes too?...

If I have diabetes during pregnancy, what are the chances of my child getting it too?

I have gestational diabetes and I am currently on medication and closely monitoring my blood sugar. What are the risks of my child acquiring diabetes too? Does it depend on how...

When are insulin injections recommended for patients?

I am 37 years old with an HbA1C of 11. The doctor has put on my diabetes medications and he says the condition can be improved with lifestyle changes. When are patients put on...

Is vitamin D deficiency normal in diabetes patients?

I am diabetic for the last 3 years. My recent body check up reports have indicated that my vitamin D levels are low. Is this deficiency connected to my diabetes?

How can I manage insulin for my mother who is 80 years old?

My mother is 80 years old and has been diabetic for the last 48 years. She uses insulin 3 times a day. However, due to age it is difficult to manage her injections everyday....

What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?

I have a history of both types of diabetes within my family, but I'm still very confused between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Could you please highlight the key differences between...

Is Stevia okay for diabetics?

I have been a diabetic for the last 4 years and I have been taking Stevia with my tea and coffee. I read a recent article that mentioned Stevia can be harmful when consumed for...

In spite of Glycomet medication, my weight is constantly increasing. What should I do?

I am suffering from PCOD and my insulin levels are constantly increasing. My doctor has put me on Glycomet SR to lose weight and hence improve my PCOD. However, my weight has...

My HbA1C reports have reduced from 7 to 4.2. Does it mean I'm no longer at risk for diabetes?

My HbA1C reports were at 7 about 7 months back. I was on a strict diet and workout plan and now my latest report says that my HbA1C has dropped to 4. 2. Does this indicate that...

I have repeated urine infections. I'm also diabetic. What can the cause be?

I'm diabetic type 2 and on metformin, luraglitide, and glicticide. I'm on antibiotics yet again for a urinary infection. What could be the cause of repeated urinary infections?...

Why am I not putting on weight?

I am a diabetic (5 years so far) and I have only been losing weight. Despite all my efforts to eat the right diet, I am not gaining weight. Why is this happening?

My mother suffered from 3 episodes of hypoglycemia in a day. Will she be okay?

My mother is 72 years old and suffered from 3 episodes of hypoglycemia in a day. Does this warrant a hospital visit?

Are my insulin injections permanent?

I am a 45 year old woman with diabetes. I have been recommended insulin injections twice a day. Are these injections permanent or will I ever be able to stop doing this eventually?...

What should the diet of a diabetic patient ideally include?

My mother in law is heavily diabetic and has associated complications like edema, increased creatinine levels and so on. What should her diet ideally include?

Can I take Insulin to control blood sugar?

I am a diabetic with my sugar levels going up to 280 after lunch. I am taking my regular diabetes medications. Should I switch to insulin to bring down the sugar levels or is...

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