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Complications

I have had type 1 diabetes for 35 years and have recently been diagnosed with cheiroarthropathy. I am seeking information regarding treatment for limited joint mobility. Will the stiffness go into a remission? Other than physical therapy, what is the treatment for this?

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I have had two toe amputations in the last year and a half, I suffer from severe neuropathy, and I have recently been diagnosed with Charcot Joint Disease. I was collecting a urine sample for a 24 hour test and discovered that my urine was brownish in color and extremely cloudy. How alarmed should I be?

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My son is 12 and was diagnosed about one year ago. His endocrinologist’s office called today about an irregular carbon dioxide (CO2) reading. They want to do another test to check his kidney function level. How do the two levels relate to each other? Is this cause for alarm?

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What is the recommended schedule for testing and treatment for preventative care? For instance, How often should thyroid, adrenal, cholesterol, etc. be tested? Beginning at what age should preventative treatment be administered? Are there other tests/preventatives that should be done that I am not aware of?

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I’m having diabetes complication tests. What is involved?

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My teenager recently had a random urine test which showed a microalbumin of 93.6 mg/l, a creatinine of 199.3 mg/dl creatinine, and an albumin/creatinine ratio 47.0 mg/g, and I am trying to understand these numbers. Any clarification you could give us would be greatly appreciated.

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In the past year, my dad has developed two ulcers due to his diabetes, one of which resulted in the amputation of his big toe. I have several questions.

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Since I stopped taking insulin, whenever I am sitting with my feet not touching anything I get this throbbing pain in my heels and my feet get extremely red! What is wrong with my feet — is it diabetes-related? Is it because I stopped taking insulin?

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I am 28 years old, have had type 1 diabetes for 20 years, and I’m concerned about my high cholesterol right now. Can you please recommend a diet or some type of supplement?

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My 13 year son, who has had diabetes since he was 16 months old and hypothyroidism for about three years, has developed acid reflex. Can this acid reflux be related to having diabetes so long?

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