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Behavior

Are type 1 diabetics at greater risk for OCD? Is the behavior a possible manifestation of the stress of dealing with the diabetes?

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My son refuses to take care of his diabetes. He is gifted and ADD, getting mediocre grades because he is bored. Is there any kind of specialized program, peer group, or any other avenue that we might pursue?

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This morning, my teen daughter was combative and uncooperative at waking. My husband and I had trouble restraining her to give her glucagon, assuming she was low. After about 10 minutes, she was fine and had no memory of the incident. Is this normal?

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My grandchild has only been home for five days, and we need discipline and anger help. Also this child doesn’t want the blood checks and fights with the shots.

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A week ago, the doctor did more tests and now says my dad has type 1 diabetes instead of type 2, and he has to give himself a shot of Lantus every morning. My dad is still eating what he wants including the big portions sweets. What will happen if he does not change his diet and eats all these sugary things?

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With out of control blood sugars, my teen son is not coping well these days. Some of his classmates tease him about missing gym and such. How can I submit his name for a transplant?

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After 30 years with type 1, I am sometimes combative when low. My wife is afraid for herself and our children. Can you explain that this behavior is related to my lows?

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I have come across a child on a pump who has ADD and is non compliant in his diabetes care. I suspect he’s playing with the pump, suspending insulin delivery, causing high blood sugars. What should I do? Mom is not asserting her authority and her son’s health is at risk.

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With the encouragement of her father, my teen cousin keeps eating sweets and junk food. Her diabetes is out of control. What can we do to help her?

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Since he had a hypoglycemic seizure recently, my three year old keeps saying he’s seeing someone who’s out to get him. He’s very scared. Is this related to the seizure?

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