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My son is 8 years old. He is always thirsty. Could he be diabetic?

My son is 8 years old and is always thirsty. In my family we have a history of diabetes from my husband’s side. Could my son be suffering from diabetes?

glycemic index in foods

I am prediabetic. I have heard about glycemic index with foods. Should I be paying attention to this?

How to improve my sugar level?

I am a 36-year-old man and have been detected with diabetes for the last 4 years. I am on medication, but are there any lifestyle changes that can help me improve my sugar levels?...

I am a diabetic since 8 years. Will me being diabetic affect my baby?

I am a 31-year-old and am planning to conceive my first baby. I have been a diabetic for the last 8 years. Will this have an impact on my baby and my health during my pregnancy?...

My 8 year old son weighs 30 kg, and he is always thirsty. Is he diabetic?

In my family we have a history of diabetes from my husband’s side. My son is 8 years old and is currently weighing 30 kgs. Although he is active, I find him unusually thirsty....

My premature baby has high sugar levels. I am worried. Please help.

My baby who is not 2 months old was a premature baby. He was born in the 8th month and during the checkups, he was detected with high sugar levels. I am extremely worried. I...

Can diabetes in men affect their fertility?

I am a 28 -year-old woman and my husband is 32 years old. He has been a diabetic for the last 4 years. We are now trying to have a baby. Will his diabetes make it difficult...

My sugar levels are high. What to do next?

I just took a generic blood test which indicated that my blood sugar levels are high. What is the next step? Does it mean I am diabetic or could it be a one off?

Why are my blood sugar levels fluctuating so much?

I have been a diabetic for the last 2 years. I have been taking precautions and my medication on a regular basis. However, I see my blood sugar levels fluctuating a lot. What...

As I am a diabetic, what to do for my leg injury?

I am a diabetic for the last 4 years. I recently had a leg injury which was a normal bruise in an accident. Could this become serious because of my diabetes?

Will my blood sugar levels reduce if I exercise and reduce weight?

In my recent blood test, my blood sugar levels showed a higher range than normal. Can I reduce this by exercising and losing weight? Or will I have to start my diabetes medication?...

Using an EpiPen

Is it painful if I have to use my Epi Pen? It scares me to think of it.

I am a diabetic and my gums have been bleeding. Is there something to be concerned about?

I am 38 years old and i am a diabetic. All of a sudden I am suffering from bleeding in my gums. Is this something that I should be concerned about? Can the bleeding become more...

Suddenly getting dark hair on my chin. Hormonal problem?

I am a mid 50s female. I have suddenly been getting dark hairs on my chin (I have fair hair). Does this mean I have a disease? Is something changing? Should my hormones be...

Can I keep my child from developing Type 1 diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes runs in my family (I don't have it though). Is there anything I can do to keep my children from getting it?

Thyroid Function Tests

I'm a 35 y/o female with PMH of MDD c/o b/l 4+ pitting edema of the lower extremities. The condition developed over a period of 3-4 months and is only mildly improved with leg...

Should I be checked for thyroid cancer?

My mom (68) was just diagnosed with thyroid cancer. What can I do to protect my own health? I go to my doctor every year for a physical and get bloodwork done. Is there anything...

Can I get diabetes from eating sugar?

My mom has always told me not to eat too much sugar or I will get diabetes. Is this true? How much is too much?

Type 1 diabetes and general anethesia

My 15 year old son had had type 1 diabetes for 4 years. He has frequent episodes of both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. He is scheduled to have his deviated septum fixed and...

Diabetes and eye health

I am a type 2 diabetic and my doctor keeps asking me about seeing an eye doctor. What is the connection between the two?

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