Is it true that type 2 diabetes skips a generation?
No,it is not always possible that the disease skips a generation.
Increased risk of Heart attack/ Angina/ Stroke, Nerve damage, Kidney damage, Gastroparesis (Nausea/ vomiting) Diarrhea or constipation, Eye damage - blindness, Increased risk of cataract and glaucoma, Foot damage/ amputations, Skin infections, Increased risk of Alzheimer's disease/ Depression/ Hearing impairment.
Heavy exercises can increase sugar level and also risk of hypoglycemia increases in patients on insulin treatment. Patients with few Diabetic complications such as retinopathy, neuropathy may have untoward effects if vigorous activities are done.
Sometimes early delivery may be recommended because the baby is large.
It is not possible for type 2 diabetes to turn into type 1 diabetes. However, a person who originally receives a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes may still get a separate diagnosis of type 1 at a later date. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type, so a doctor might initially suspect that an adult with diabetes has type 2.