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My friend’s daughter has had Type 1 diabetes for a couple of years now, and now she has developed antigens against insulin. They have not been able during this time to get her insulin doses stable.

May 29, 1999
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I am a 31 year old woman. My only health problem prior to diabetes was frequent kidney stones for which I took hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ). I am wondering whether the HCTZ could have caused the diabetes.

May 29, 1999
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I am 19 and was diagnosed with type I diabetes at 2 1/2 years of age. All of the information I’ve read about pregnancy says that my A1c should be in the 6-7% range. What if it is in the 9% range?

May 29, 1999
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My 10 year old son has had diabetes since he was 6 years old. I have an extremely hard time getting good control of his blood sugar. It’s like a roller coaster: if it’s not high, it’s low.

May 29, 1999
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I’m a mother of a 14 year old boy who was diagnosed 6 years ago with Type 1. I’ve read in the newspaper about Actus which is supposed to be a good help for diabetes. Please could you explain me what that is?

May 28, 1999
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I am a 19 year old type 1 diabetic. I am thinking about going on the depo injection (for birth control) and I am wondering if this is possible with my diabetes, as the local health nurse has expressed some concerns.

May 28, 1999
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Is there any serious research going on to find the cause and the cure for diabetes? I am seeing more and more people I know contracting diabetes. I am a Type 2 diabetic myself, and every day more and more of my friends and acquaintances are contracting.

May 28, 1999
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I delivered a baby boy several days ago. He was delivered at 37 weeks as I had been diagnosed with both pregnancy-induced hypertension and gestational diabetes with multiple complications. Since birth, his blood sugars has been unstable ranging anywhere from 24 to 78.

May 28, 1999
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My daughter has had type 1 for 17 years and began to have difficulty controlling her diabetes when she began puberty. We think that the estrogen and progesterone are causing this problem and want to know of a safe way to mute them. We are considering Depo-Provera.

May 28, 1999
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I am a 38 year old female and have a six year old with diabetes. I have hypothyroidism and take thyroid pills daily. Today I was having the shakes and felt “low”. I checked my blood sugar and it was only 65. Should I be concerned and have this checked out?

May 28, 1999
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