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Just after her diagnosis with diabetes, my daughter began to have involuntary jerks of her upper body. She is non-verbal, unable to explain what she is experiencing. What might be causing them?

August 28, 2018
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My young daughter has some diabetes symptoms, including slightly elevated blood sugars, fruity breath, and sweet smelling urine. These symptoms first occurred during an illness two years ago, but they passed. What are your thoughts?

August 27, 2018
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For my teen son, meal boluses via his pump lead to high blood sugars, which do not occur if he injects insulin using a flex pen. Why is there such a difference?

August 8, 2018
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Our specialist has suggested Toujeo for our eight-year-old, but it looks like it has not been tested in children. What are the consequences of using it? What is a better alternative?

July 25, 2018
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My granddaughter seems to be using too much insulin, cannot get a refill. Her doctor has said she uses too much insulin. I am trying to understand more about diabetes. Why does it matter how many carbohydrates she consumes if the insulin covers it?

July 6, 2018
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Does infusion site location affect the delivery of insulin? My daughter just had a weekend of lows after moving her pump site from her arm to her abdomen.

March 13, 2018
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My young teen daughter’s eyebrows are thinning. How can we help them grow? Is this because of her diabetes?

March 13, 2018
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My teen daughter has been drinking and urinating a lot for about a month. Her A1c was 42, which I read was pre-diabetes. Should I be concerned that it could it be diabetes?

January 31, 2018
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Following an illness, my daughter’s blood sugar has been variable at home. She tested negative for antibodies. What could be causing her erratic blood sugars?

January 17, 2018
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My daughter has been on a limited sugar diet at the recommendation of a clinic. Her blood sugars are often in the 70s mg/dl [3.9 to 4.4 mmol/L], but she has been over 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L] as well. Three doctors will not refer her to an endocrinologist. What do you suggest?

December 23, 2017
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