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Type 1 diabetes in children - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-1-diabetes-in-children/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355312

Jan 29th, 2020 - Diagnosis There are several blood tests for type 1 diabetes in children: Random blood sugar test. This is the primary screening test for type 1 diabetes. A blood sample is taken at a random time. A blood sugar level of 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 11.1 millimoles per liter (mmol/L), or higher suggests diabetes. Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This test indicates your child's average...

Prediabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prediabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20355278

Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Prediabetes means you have a higher than normal blood sugar level. It's not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes yet, but without lifestyle changes, adults and children with prediabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. If you have prediabetes, the long-term damage of diabetes — especially to your heart, blood vessels and kidneys — may already be starting. There's goo...

Prediabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prediabetes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355284

Jan 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that diabetes screening for most adults begin at age 45. The ADA advises diabetes screening before age 45 if you're overweight and have additional risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. There are several blood tests for prediabetes. Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test This test shows your average blood sugar level for the past th...

Meralgia paresthetica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meralgia-paresthetica/symptoms-causes/syc-20355635

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh. The condition is caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which supplies sensation to your upper leg. Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your ...

Thyroid nodules - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-nodules/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355266

Jan 7th, 2020 - Diagnosis In assessing a lump or nodule in your neck, one of your doctor's main goals is to rule out the possibility of cancer. But your doctor will also want to know if your thyroid is functioning properly. Tests include: Physical exam. Your doctor will likely ask you to swallow while he or she examines your thyroid because a nodule in your thyroid gland will usually move up and down during sw...

Hyperthyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperthyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20373659

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine. Hyperthyroidism can accelerate your body's metabolism, causing unintentional weight loss and a rapid or irregular heartbeat. Several treatments are available for hyperthyroidism. Doctors use anti-thyroid medications and radioactive iodine to slow the production of thyroid hor...

Hashimoto's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hashimotos-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20351855

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Hashimoto's disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck below your Adam's apple. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of your body's functions. In...

Hyperthyroidism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperthyroidism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373665

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis Hyperthyroidism is diagnosed using: Medical history and physical exam. During the exam your doctor may try to detect a slight tremor in your fingers when they're extended, overactive reflexes, eye changes and warm, moist skin. Your doctor will also examine your thyroid gland as you swallow to see if it's enlarged, bumpy or tender and check your pulse to see if it's rapid or irregular....

Hashimoto's disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hashimotos-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351860

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis In general, your doctor may test for Hashimoto's disease if you're feeling increasingly tired or sluggish, have dry skin, constipation, and a hoarse voice, or have had previous thyroid problems or a goiter. Diagnosis of Hashimoto's disease is based on your signs and symptoms and the results of blood tests that measure levels of thyroid hormone and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) pro...

Hypothyroidism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350289

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis In general, your doctor may test for an underactive thyroid if you are feeling increasingly tired, have dry skin, constipation and weight gain, or have had previous thyroid problems or a goiter. Blood tests Diagnosis of hypothyroidism is based on your symptoms and the results of blood tests that measure the level of TSH and sometimes the level of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. A low l...

Hypothyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20350284

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough of certain crucial hormones. Hypothyroidism may not cause noticeable symptoms in the early stages. Over time, untreated hypothyroidism can cause a number of health problems, such as obesity, joint pain, infertility and heart disease. Accurate thyroid function tests are available to di...

Graves' disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/graves-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20356240

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Although a number of disorders may result in hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease is a common cause. Because thyroid hormones affect a number of different body...

Hirsutism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354941

Dec 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests that measure the amount of certain hormones in your blood, including testosterone or testosterone-like hormones, might help determine whether elevated androgen levels are causing your hirsutism. Your doctor might also examine your abdomen and do a pelvic exam to look for masses that could indicate a tumor. More Information CT scan Ultrasound Treatment Treatment of hirsutism with...

Hirsutism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354935

Dec 13th, 2019 - Overview Hirsutism Hirsutism Hirsutism is excess hair most often noticeable around the mouth and chin. Hirsutism (HUR-soot-iz-um) is a condition in women that results in excessive growth of dark or coarse hair in a male-like pattern — face, chest and back. With hirsutism, extra hair growth often arises from excess male hormones (androgens), primarily testosterone. Self-care methods and effectiv...

Diabetic ketoacidosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-ketoacidosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371555

Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects diabetic ketoacidosis, he or she will do a physical exam and various blood tests. In some cases, additional tests may be needed to help determine what triggered the diabetic ketoacidosis. Blood tests Blood tests used in the diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis will measure: Blood sugar level. If there isn't enough insulin in your body to allow sugar to enter your...

Diabetic ketoacidosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-ketoacidosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20371551

Dec 10th, 2019 - Overview Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. The condition develops when your body can't produce enough insulin. Insulin normally plays a key role in helping sugar (glucose) — a major source of energy for your muscles and other tissues — enter your cells. Without enough insulin, your body begi...

Goiter - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/goiter/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351834

Nov 26th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor may discover an enlarged thyroid gland simply by feeling your neck and having you swallow during a routine physical exam. In some cases, your doctor may also be able to feel the presence of nodules. Diagnosing a goiter may also involve: A hormone test. Blood tests can determine the amount of hormones produced by your thyroid and pituitary glands. If your thyroid is underac...

Goiter - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/goiter/symptoms-causes/syc-20351829

Nov 26th, 2019 - Overview Enlarged thyroid Enlarged thyroid Widespread enlargement of your thyroid can expand the gland well beyond its normal size (left) and cause a noticeable bulge in your neck (right). A goiter (GOI-tur) is an abnormal enlargement of your thyroid gland. Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck just below your Adam's apple. Although goiters are usually painle...

Sheehan's syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sheehans-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20351847

Nov 25th, 2019 - Overview Pituitary gland and hypothalamus Pituitary gland and hypothalamus The pituitary gland and the hypothalamus are located within the brain and control hormone production. Sheehan's syndrome is a condition that affects women who lose a life-threatening amount of blood in childbirth or who have severe low blood pressure during or after childbirth, which can deprive the body of oxygen. This ...

Vaginitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vaginitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354707

Nov 12th, 2019 - Overview Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Reduced estrogen levels after menopause and some skin disorders can also cause vaginitis. The most common types of vaginitis are: Bacterial vaginosis, which results from a change of the normal bacteria found ...