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I have had neuropathy for the past several years, causing severe burning in my feet, and I get lots of different opinions on how to treat it.Which doctor should I believe, if any? Can I trust my own responses, or am I doing unknown harm?

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I am 19 years old, have had diabetes for five years which is treated with three injections of insulin per day, and my growth is not increasing. My friends suggest that I take testroid. Please tell me give the right way to grow.

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I am a woman who has had type 1 diabetes for 30 years, and I have probably been dealing with severe depression for at least 10 years, although I am not taking any medication for it. Is there anything that can be done about my absolute lack of libido?

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My 18 year old daughter has had type 1 diabetes for three years. Until a month ago, she had poor blood sugar control. She has been suffering with pains in both legs for the past couple of months. Could this be the start of neuropathy?

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I have had diabetes for 25 years. I have sporadic chest pain, but tests have shown my heart is fine. When I’ve tried to exercise, I’ve had complete numbness in my left foot. What would be causing this?

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I had a laproscopic Roux-en-Y last year and was told to eat at least 68 grams of protein daily. Is a type one diabetic at greater risk for renal problems based on high protein intake alone?

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My wife suffers terribly from neuropathy in her hands and feet as a result of diabetes. While prescribed pain medicines provide some relief, there are concerns about long term use, and her doctors are becoming increasingly fearful of prescribing strong pain killers. Is there any clinical or narrative evidence to indicate that marijuana, either in herbal or medicinal form, is in any way beneficial for treating the pain associated with neuropathy?

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At a recent check-up, my daughter, who is 16 and has had diabetes for 12 years, had protein in her urine. The doctor put her on an Ace inhibitor. Is this the start of kidney disease? Should she have other tests?

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What are the cardiovascular complications of diabetes? At what age do they start to appear? What are the symptoms a person will notice first?

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My nine year old daughter has type 1 diabetes which is very much difficult to control even though we give human insulin regularly. Is there any other long acting insulin to control sugar? Is there any permanent cure in any part of world or any oral treatment to control type1 diabetes?

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