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My sister does not have diabetes, but her husband has type 2, and they have been trying to have a child to no avail. What are the odds that this is being caused by my brother-in-laws diabetes?

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I recently lost a baby, but today I have recovered from any sorrow, can accept what I have, and I try to work out to keep me heathy, but I wonder why my blood sugar is so high after exercise. Is it normal to have high blood sugar after exercising for an hour?

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I have had type 1 diabetes for 28 years, and I sometimes wake up after a good night’s sleep still feeling very groggy and tired. As the day goes on, I may feel a little better, but sometimes I don’t. I check my glucose levels when this happens, and they are within normal ranges. Does this sound like another problem is brewing?

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I am a 24 year old female who has had diabetes since the age of four. I am considering going on a birth control pills. What are the short and long term effects of birth control pills on blood sugars? What secondary complications from diabetes may one be at increased risk for?

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My eight year old daughter has type 1 diabetes. In the future, will she be able to have children?

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I have type 2 and take insulin. I would like to get pregnant in six months. What are the health risks for me and my baby? Will my diabetes get worse after pregnancy?

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My physician says I must continue taking the Actos throughout my pregnancy, but I am very concerned about the effects on the developing fetus, and I understand that the chance for a miscarriage is decreased by remaining on it. Do the benefits of preventing miscarriage outweigh the possible effects on the baby? Is this safe?

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