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  1. Diagnosed 15 years ago, my adult daughter has been hospitalized over 35 times for DKA, seizures, and lows. How can we help ease her suffering? (13 Jan 2016)
  2. My three-year-old was just diagnosed. At what age should I begin to teach her gradually how to take of her diabetes? (9 Dec 2015)
  3. My son may peak at 165 cm (5 feet, 4 inches). I heard that blood glucose control is difficult when on growth hormones. Should we pursue the hormones? (19 Oct 2015)
  4. Our son will be attending robotics camp for 21 days. We check him overnight. How should we accomplish this at camp? Should the nurse be asked to do this? (17 Jun 2015)
  5. After seven years with diabetes, my nephew has been burping often for six months. Does this indicate he has gastroparesis? (8 Apr 2015)
  6. My recently diagnosed son has yellow stools. Is this common for those with diabetes? (17 Mar 2015)
  7. Is it normal for a child with diabetes to experience shaking of his/her body with his/her eyes rolled back? (14 Mar 2015)
  8. My college aged son has developed several cysts. His A1c has gone up over 8. Is there a relationship between the cysts and his higher A1c? Are the cysts anything urgent? (28 Jan 2015)
  9. I have anemia and low kidney function numbers. If my levels start to rise as the anemia gets corrected, is there a risk that the rising levels will show further kidney damage? (15 Jul 2014)
  10. My daughter is going to Europe. What apps are there for her to use for carbohydrate counting? Is there an app to convert the measurements, whatever they are, to grams? (15 Jul 2014)
  11. At diagnosis, eight months ago, my daughter's uric acid level was 175. It is now elevated, 517. What should we do? (16 Jun 2014)
  12. My daughter is losing hair at the scalp. What could be causing this? She takes Humalog and Synthroid. She was ill recently, too. (11 May 2014)
  13. Our daughter randomly gets sick with large ketones. She eats and drinks extra, takes additional insulin. What could be causing this? (30 Apr 2014)
  14. I have had type 1 for 26 years and have no complications. I am concerned about low diastolic readings when I check my blood pressure. Should I be concerned? (26 Mar 2014)
  15. I've heard that less than 25% of contributions to JDRF and others are actually going toward cure funding. Why is there so much emphasis on treating the disease rather than curing it? (15 Jan 2014)
  16. My college-aged child will be studying abroad in the UK for six months starting in January 2014. For what kind of diabetes support, supplies, difficulties should we prepare? (23 Dec 2013)
  17. I am taking an online UCSF course about diabetes, but I find parts of the texts too advanced. Can you explain the results of my son's antibodies tests? (12 Nov 2013)
  18. I work to keep my 11-year-old in a tight range, 4 to 7 mmol/L [72 to 125 mg/dl]. Such tight control is not the norm for someone her age. Why is this? Why are expected ranges higher? (21 Oct 2013)
  19. What is the correlation between vitamin D and diabetes control/complications? Do adequate vitamin D levels impact diabetes? (4 Oct 2013)
  20. My sons, ages 16 and 23, have type 1. Both want to participate in open water diving, but the endocrinologist will not sign off that my younger son can do this. What could we do? (4 Oct 2013)

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