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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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I have been doing my injections in my legs and they are getting very swollen. I don’t know what to do, as it is not very easy to inject in your arms and when I do it in my stomach, it bleeds.

May 28, 1999
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We have a 5 year old son with type 1 diabetes, diagnosed about 2 and 1/2 years ago. All in all I think his control is relatively good, his last HBA1c was 7.2. However, he still has wide variations in his numbers.

May 27, 1999
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My fiance has had hives for about a year. Sometimes they are very severe. She has been tested for just about everything on the planet, except for diabetes.

May 27, 1999
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My 3 year old daughter was diagnosed at 13 months of age. Several weeks ago, her pediatrician prescribed prednisilone to reduce swelling so the fluid could drain from her ears. This immediately sent her blood glucose levels soaring into the 300s!

May 27, 1999
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Since being diagnosed a month ago with Type 1 diabetes, our 13-year-old son has really been terrific watching his food intake, monitoring himself and accepting his twice a day shoots. How do we stress the importance of tight control without dashing his hopes for a cure?

May 27, 1999
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I am a grandmother of a little girl who was diagnosed at the age of 3. I have rheumatoid arthritis and in the course of my treatment, it was recommended that I not use aspartame as a sweetener, as it is really a poison.

May 27, 1999
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What prevents non-diabetics from having hypoglycemic reactions?

May 25, 1999
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My 6 year old grandson was diagnosed last week with Type 1. He has to take two shots a day. How long does it take for his sugar to level off?

May 25, 1999
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