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Complications

I am looking for information about any connection between type 2 diabetes and loss of hearing.

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My mother has had diabetes for 12 years, takes insulin regularly, and she never had any problem. However, for the past two years she is suffering from severe pains in her leg and foot. While we continue with her routine check-ups, her doctors say she is all right, and they don’t investigate her problem. Can you help?

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My 2 year old son was recently diagnosed. We were told to keep his blood sugar between 70 – 200 with 80 – 120 being ideal. If his sugars consistently run in the 120 – 200 range, will he be at a higher risk for complications?

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My 9 1/2-year-old niece was diagnosed with Type 1 at age 7. She has begun having seizures at night, and her readings fluctuate from 39 to 450 or so. Her doctor averages her readings. Isn’t she getting organ damage every time her blood sugar is way off?

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I am 31 age, type 1 diabetic for 14 years when I was age 16. I am going now to marry. To what extent does diabetes effect the sexual function? How can a diabetic patient keep his sexual function safe without diabetic complications?

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My feet have been numb and extremely sore to walk on for over four years. My doctor diagnosed borderline diabetes with neuropathy and put me on Neurontin which helps me mildly. Can a person with borderline diabetes have neuropathy?

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Have you found any correlation between migraine headaches and diabetes, for example, from spiking blood sugar or constricted veins?

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Our 14 year old son has had type 1 diabetes since age 1, his latest A1c was 8%, and his blood pressure has been 140/80 for the past two visits so his doctor put him on an ACE inhibitor. Is this common for teens with diabetes?

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My three year old son has type 1 diabetes, and I have recently noticed that the biceps area on both his arms seems to be caving in (it’s indented). What can I do to stop this from progressing? Is this a normal side effect for people with diabetes?

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I am a 20 year old male who has noticed that I do not produce as much sperm as I think I should. I have heard that diabetes affects the reproductive system. Is this true?

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