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TreatmentThe immediate goals are to treat diabetic ketoacidosis and high blood glucose levels. Because type 1 diabetes can start suddenly and have severe symptoms, people who are newly diagnosed may need to go to the hospital.The long-term goals of treatment are to:Prolong lifeReduce symptomsPrevent diabetes-related complications such as blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, and amputation of limbsThese goals are accomplished through:Blood pressure and cholesterol controlCareful self testing of blood glucose levelsEducationExerciseFoot careMeal planning and weight controlMedication or insulin useThere is no cure for diabetes. Treatment involves medicines, diet, and exercise to control blood sugar and prevent symptoms.LEARN THESE SKILLSBasic diabetes management skills will help prevent the need for emergency care. These skills include:How to recognize and treat low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and high blood sugar (hyperglycemia)What to eat and whenHow to take insulin or oral medicat...
Risk FactorsGenderAbout 75% of all migraine sufferers are women. Although the incidence of migraine is similar for boys and girls during childhood, it increases in girls after puberty. Migraine most commonly affects women between the ages of 20 - 45.Fluctuations of female hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone, appear to increase the risk for migraines and their severity in some women. About half of women with migraines report headaches associated with their menstrual cycle. For some women, migraines also tend to be worse during the first trimester of pregnancy, but improve during the last trimester.AgeMigraine headaches typically affect people between the ages of 15 - 55. However, migraine also affects about 5 - 10% of all children. Unlike migraine in adults, migraines in children occur equally in boys and girls. Studies indicate that many children with migraine eventually stop having attacks when they reach adulthood or transition to less severe tension-type headaches. Children...
I am having right side head pain, a dull heavy pain that comes on and wont go away for hours, it comes and goes....I have no idea what it could be. Pls help I have been having this for a while now, it hurts so bad it causes a burning sensation down my face. Kelly.
Have you seen a doctor? Seriously, why would you trust strangers to diagnose you via the Internet? That could be quite dangerous.
The symptoms you describe could be some kind of headache disorder, but they could also be symptoms of other issues, some of them quite serious.
As much as we'd like to help you, what you need is for someone to diagnose your headache and recommend treatment, and that can't be done via the Internet. The only person who can safely answer your question is a doctor who can review your and your family's medical history, discuss your symptoms with you, and conduct a complete examinat...
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