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A diagnosis of diabetes:
A diagnosis of diabetes is made when any three of these tests is positive, followed by a second positive test on a different day:
- Fasting plasma glucose of greater than or equal to 126 mg/dl with symptoms of diabetes.
- Casual plasma glucose (taken at any time of the day) of greater than or equal to 200 mg/dl with the symptoms of diabetes.
- Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) value of greater than or equal to 200 mg/dl measured at a two-hour interval. The OGTT is given over a three-hour timespan.
What complications may be associated with type 1 diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes can cause different problems, but there are three key complications:
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar; sometimes called an insulin reaction) occurs when blood sugar drops too low.
- Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) occurs when blood sugar is too high, and can be a sign that diabetes is not well controlled.
- Ketoacidosis (diabetic coma) is loss of consciousness due to untreated or under-treated diabetes.
Treatment for type 1 diabetes:
Specific treatment will be determined by your physician(s) based on:
- your age, overall health, and medical history
- extent of the disease
- your tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies
- expectations for the course of the disease
- Please see the diet chapter for management, and do not eat bread see the celiac section.
- See the electronic treatment, By yseing these electronic units the viral load on the body is reduced and many people have become fully functional.
People with type 1 diabetes must have daily injections of insulin to keep the blood sugar level within normal ranges. Other parts of the treatment protocol may include:
- appropriate foods to manage blood sugar level.
- exercise to lower and help the body use blood sugar.
- regular blood testing for blood-sugar levels.
- regular urine testing for ketone levels.
We consider diabetes a autoimmune disease. Caused by antibodies against the insulin producing beta islet cells.