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I am a 52 year old type one diabetic, who is in good shape

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Hi there I am a 52 year old type one diabetic, who is in good shape and would pass for 10 years younger. I have notices some urinary leakages recently. I've cut coffee out and caffeine drinks. Also tried to make sure my sugar levels are good. what else do you suggest?
JA: Is this a new condition, or have you been dealing with it for a while?
Customer: maybe a year
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Hi Dr Hayat here...How is your diabetes control?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Usually pretty good.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Are you a hypertensive too?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Hypertensive? stressed?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

No high blood pressure?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Oh I don't know. My heart rate is 72 and my ecg I normal. I live in Malaga but am an irish man so my blood pressure could be up a bit.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Ok. What medicine are you on

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
in the heat. plus a lot of stressful stuff going on.
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
novo rapid and levemir
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Any urine test recently ?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
no but I must get some strips and do some
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Any increase frequency of urination or burning in urine ?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Could it just be sugar in the urine? There seems to be some ED at times as well, so they might be related
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
no burning. frequency can be up from time to time.
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I do drink a lot of water in the heat
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Ok...Some tests need to be done here...A urine test and some  routine blood tests. An ultrasound of your prostate and some urodynamic studies..

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
OK thank you. I'll get those organised.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Only after the above something can be said certainly about the cause and the management will be done accordingly

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I have a local hospital here that I can ask for these tests at. Thank you.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Pleasure.  Please feel free to contact if you have any further queries or need to follow up after these tests...

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you very much
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Have a nice weekend.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
you too :)
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 15 days ago.

Thanks.