Ask a Doctor: Signs, Symptoms and Prevention of Diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Signs, Symptoms and Prevention of Diabetes


ROAD ENTRANCE. THE ENTRANCE TO ALA MOANA BEACH TWO WEEKS. CREWS REPAIRING THE LEAKY PIPE THAT CREATE AD SINK HOLE. Kristine: THANK YOU. DIABETES IS A GROWING EPIDEMIC AFFECTING 155,000 PEOPLE. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES? WHAT ARE THE WARNING SIGNS AND WHAT CAN YOU DO? DR. KALANI BRADY WITH THE JOHN A. BURN SCHOOLS OF MEDICINE JOINS. I THERE’S NOT JUST UP ONE TYPE. THERE ARE SELF TYPES. THERE ARE MANY OF WHICH THEY ARE — THREE ARE THE MOST COMMON. FIRST IS TYPE ONE CALLED JUVENILE ONSET OR INSUN LIN DEPENDENT. BUT TYPE ONE BETTER DESCRIBES IT. THAT ACCOUNTS FOR 8%. POPULATION WITH DIABETES. SECOND TIME IS IN PREGNANT WOMEN. AND RISK FACTORS INCLUDE A FAMILY HISTORY OF DIABETES. EXCESSIVE WEIGHT GAME AND A PREGNANCIES. AND FINALLY, THE BIG ONE WHICH ACCOUNTS FOR MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF ALL DIABETICS IN WHAT USED TO BE CALL ADULT ONSET DIABETES. THOUSANDNOWADAYS TYPE TWO CAN OCCUR IN TEENAGERS. AND ITTUDE TO — USED TO BE CALLED NONINSULIN. NOW THEY’RE ON. ON INSULIN. FOR TYPE TWO DIABETES, OBESITY, WE’VE SEEN AN EPIDEMIC IN HAWAI’I AND UNITED STATES IN GENERAL. AND RIGHT ALONG WITH THAT EPIDEMIC COMES AN EPIDEMIC OF TYPE TWO DIABETES. FAMILY HISTORY, IF YOU HAVE A FAMILY HISTORY OF DIABETES, YOU ARE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES. Kristine: ARE THERE ANY SIGNS? EARLY ON THERE ARE NO SIGNS. NO SIGNS AT ALL. DESPITE EATING MORE AND AN INCREASED HUNGER OF. QUENCH. TROUBLE WITH VISION, BLURRED VISION OR LIGHT INTOLERANCE. THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT SIGNS. DIFFICULTY HEALING INFECTIONS IS ANOTHER ONE FOR TYPE TWO DIABETES. BUT MOST COMMONLY IT IS NO SYMPTOM EARLY ON. Kristine: AND WHEN IS THE TREATMENT? THE TREATMENT BASICALLY IS LIFESTYLE MODIFICATION. SO THAT INCLUDES EXERCISE, APPROPRIATE DIET, AND WEIGHT LOSS. AND THEN TURNING TO THE DOCTOR FOR MEDICATIONS THAT CAN HELP WITH DIABETES. THE EXERCISE AND WEIGHT LOSS MAY EVENTUALLY ALLOW A PATIENT NOT TO HAVE TO HAVE MEDICATION AT ALL. BUT THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT KINDS OF MEDICATION FOR TYPE TWO DIABETES. AND YOU CAN DIFFERENT — ADD DIFFERENT TYPES OF MEDICATIONS, COMBINE THEM AND EFFECTIVELY TREAT TYPE TWO DIABETES. Kristine: WHAT DO YOU TELL YOUR FAMILY IF YOU HAVE DIABETES? FIRST OF ALL, YOU SHOULD TELL YOUR FAMILY. FAMILY HISTORY IS A RISK. THEY NEED TO KNOW YOU HAVE IT BECAUSE THAT INCREASES THEIR RISK. BUT ALSO IN TAKING CARE OF YOUR DIABETES, YOU PROVIDE A GOOD EXAMPLE TO THE CHILDREN IN YOUR FAMILY. WHAT NOT TO EAT, WHAT TO EAT AND THURSDAY. WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT CLEGS CHOLESTEROL. Kristine: THAT’S ANOTHER ONE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. DIABETES VERY COMMON HERE IN

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