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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Do I have Diabetes type 2?

    If you have something wrong with your kidneys can that do something to your body sugar?
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  • Dr Durgesh Gowda

    Endocrinologist

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    The practice is run by an endocrinologist and the manager. The endocrinologist did underwent training and completed fellowship in Queensland. Toowoomba was elected as place ... View Profile

    This can be explained in various settings. In case you have diabetes and have kidney failure, then diabetes control can deteriorate due increasing insulin resistance. In case you have diabetes and bad kidney failure then diabetes can improve, as one of the source for producing sugar is kidney! In case you have only kidney failure then you may spontaneously experience low blood sugar.

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  • Dr Kevin Lee

    Endocrinologist, Nuclear Medicine Physician

    Consultant Physician in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nuclear Medicine. I help patients with diabetes, thyroid, osteoporosis and hormone disorders. I am also an imaging specialist in ... View Profile

    Diabetes is now one of the most common causes of chronic kidney disease in Australia.
    I urgent you see your GP promptly if not already done so to further workup and manage the condition, as diabetes or kidney disease are both serious conditions.


    Here is some information from Kidney Australia that gives some reliable information on diabetes and kidney disease. http://kidney.org.au/your-kidneys/support/kidney-disease/health-and-wellbeing/diabetes-and-kidney-disease

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