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  • insulin resistance
  • Better understanding of the physiological role of the vitamin-D system, in particular its potential effects on inflammatory and autoimmune conditions as well as on insulin secretion and possibly also on insulin resistance, increased the interest in its potential role in prevention and control of the diabetic condition, both type-1 and -2 diabetes. (springer.com)
  • Diabetic
  • A number of skin rashes that can occur in diabetes are collectively known as diabetic dermadromes . (wikipedia.org)
  • About 6 percent of people with type 1 diabetes have celiac disease , but in most cases there are no digestive symptoms or are mistakenly attributed to poor control of diabetes, gastroparesis or diabetic neuropathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since I brought up the issue of children here, I think it's worth noting somewhere that the risk that the children of a diabetic get diabetes is pretty low (see eg. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diabetes is usually diagnosed in the first 3 months of life due to continuing poor weight gain, polyuria, or diabetic ketoacidosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • polyuria
  • The classic symptoms of untreated diabetes are weight loss, polyuria (increased urination), polydipsia (increased thirst), and polyphagia (increased hunger). (wikipedia.org)
  • Play media The classical symptoms of type 1 diabetes include: polyuria (excessive urination), polydipsia (increased thirst), dry mouth, polyphagia (increased hunger), fatigue, and weight loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurological
  • More severe mutations in the KCNJ11 gene can cause early-onset diabetes which does not respond to the sulfonylurea drugs, as well as a syndrome of developmental delay and neurological features called the DEND syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevalence
  • The prevalence of diabetes has reached epidemic proportions world wide. (google.com)
  • While the global prevalence of diabetes is 6.4% , the prevalence varies from 10.2% in the Western Pacific to 3.8% in the African region. (google.com)
  • Accounting for the younger age structure in Aboriginal populations, the prevalence of diabetes is 2-3 times higher among First Nations and Métis, compared to the non-Aboriginal population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among Canadians increased by 70% over the decade from 1999 to 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Diabetes accounts for over 40% of the deaths in the US from all causes in 1995 (Based on data published by American Demographics ). (google.com)
  • Diabetes is one of the major causes of premature illness and death worldwide . (google.com)
  • However, it is unclear if coffee causes any change in the risk of diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • These SNPs in ORFs result in altering of the protein function, and the altered function and therefore compromise the performances of the protein product causes increased susceptibility to the type 2 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Diabetes at least doubles a person's risk of early death. (wikipedia.org)
  • Having diabetes type I or II prior to pregnancy has a 2- to 3-fold increase in risk of birth defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, the child's risk for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus later in life may be lower if the baby was breast-fed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The White classification, named after Priscilla White who pioneered research on the effect of diabetes types on perinatal outcome, is widely used to assess maternal and fetal risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • The risk of a child developing type 1 diabetes is about 5% if the father has it, about 8% if a sibling has it, and about 3% if the mother has it. (wikipedia.org)
  • The risk of getting type 2 diabetes has been widely found to be associated with lower socio-economic position across countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking appears to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dietary factors also influence the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Diabetes Association categorizes prediabetes as a high-risk group that has glycemic levels higher than normal but does not meet criteria for diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A combination of diet and physical activity promotion through counselling and support programs decrease weight, improve systolic blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels and decrease risk of diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some preliminary evidence suggests that resistant starch, used as a substitute for refined carbohydrate, may increase insulin sensitivity and may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires claims that resistant starch can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes to be qualified with a declaration that scientific evidence in support of this claim is limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many other medications are well known to modify risk of diabetes 2 although in most cases they are prescribed for reasons unrelated to diabetes 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) is one of many mechanisms that leads to increased risk for type 2 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gene like APOM and APM1 increase the risk of type 2 diabetes when there are SNPs in their proximal promoter regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The visceral fat is located in the abdomen in the waist region, large waist circumference and high waist-to-hip ratio are therefore often used as indications of an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetics
  • Insulin may be needed for type 2 diabetics instead of oral diabetes medication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently, India had more diabetics than any other country in the world, according to the International Diabetes Foundation, although the country has now been surpassed in the top spot by China. (wikipedia.org)
  • KCNJ11
  • Fewer than 5% of the cases assumed to exist have been diagnosed, and most diabetes clinics around the world are checking for KCNJ11 mutations in any persons who developed apparent insulin-dependent diabetes without the typical type 1 antibodies before 6 months of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • people with diabetes
  • Something that would bring out that people with diabetes CAN live a long, happy and meaningful life, have healthy children, be successful in their studies and careers and so on. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diet
  • In one study, those who had high levels of physical activity, a healthy diet, did not smoke, and consumed alcohol in moderation had an 82% lower rate of diabetes. (wikipedia.org)