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Review: could Type 2 diabetes cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?

We study 76,578 people who have Type 2 diabetes from FDA and social media. Among them, 495 have Water retention (Fluid Retention). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 220,840 patients) can be treated by Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin, Januvia, Glipizide, Glimepiride, Victoza.

Water retention

Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 91,057 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 76,549 people who have type 2 diabetes are studied. Among them, 495 (0.65%) have Water Retention.

Trend of Water retention in type 2 diabetes reports

Gender of people who have type 2 diabetes and experienced Water retention * :

FemaleMale
Water retention58.25%41.75%

Age of people who have type 2 diabetes and experienced Water retention * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Water retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.20%2.77%10.30%25.94%60.99%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (347 people, 70.10%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (263 people, 53.13%)
  3. Hypertension (35 people, 7.07%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 4.44%)
  5. Blood pressure (22 people, 4.44%)
  6. Blood cholesterol (16 people, 3.23%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 2.83%)
  8. Dyslipidaemia (10 people, 2.02%)
  9. Cardiac disorder (9 people, 1.82%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (9 people, 1.82%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Avandia (234 people, 47.27%)
  2. Actos (129 people, 26.06%)
  3. Byetta (128 people, 25.86%)
  4. Lantus (92 people, 18.59%)
  5. Aspirin (92 people, 18.59%)
  6. Lasix (81 people, 16.36%)
  7. Furosemide (69 people, 13.94%)
  8. Lipitor (68 people, 13.74%)
  9. Glucophage (65 people, 13.13%)
  10. Humalog (48 people, 9.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Heat over 65 degrees, any type of activity, house cleaning, walking. etc. In a hurry, stress. This is so embarrassing. My hair becomes wet, sweat drips from my face and neck. People think I am nuts or coming off of drugs. has limited my activities due to embarrassment or can't stay dry enough to fix my hair. I have stopped wearing makeup all together as it just runs down my face. My Dr. will not listen to me. I think she believes I may "glisten" a little. I need help. Please!!!

    Reply

    Greg on Sep, 7, 2014:

    Hello: I work for one neuro-oncologist by doing research, and become interested in investigating a "casual" relationship between severe head Perspiration with brain tumor. This is because one recent patient presented the same complaint to us and was found to have brain tumor. This Perspiration symptom, over 1 year, disappears after tumor was surgically removed.

    I am not saying that you may have brain lesion, better do some further investigation include brain MRI. Some of the symptoms you mentioned could indicate some brain problem. Are you live in US? you can contact me if you like.

    I am not practicing physician, but if you like to see my supervisor, neuro-oncologist, in Houston, I can arrange.

    Thank you. Greg

    Reply

    landofoz on Aug, 25, 2014:

    hi, Heat over 65 degrees, any type of activity, house cleaning, walking. etc. In a hurry, stress. This is so embarrassing. My hair becomes wet, sweat drips from my face and neck. People think I am nuts or coming off of drugs. has limited my activities due to embarrassment or can't stay dry enough to fix my hair. I have stopped wearing makeup all together as it just runs down my face. My Dr. will not listen to me. I think she believes I may "glisten" a little. I need help. Please!!!MY Reply to the above,
    this is exactly how i feel, i went into the Bank one day when it was quite hot outside and my Hair was dripping i kept drying my face.Honestly i thought ,someone will think i am going to rob the bank. I am not ob Byetta i am on Lantos and i also live in Australia where the weather is very humid . i also suffer severe depression on top of this ,so i dont think there is much point of me changing from Lantus? Also cant believe the above person has the burning legs ,as i also have that 5 yrs now. what can i do? I am on 40units of lantus ,1500 Diabex i am 68 yrs of age living in Australia

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I started taking this drug a weak ago. I get an erection then loss it.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • MY BP is elevated since beginning glipizide. However, my BS is greatly improved.

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