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Genetics and Heredity

I am a 35 year old insulin dependent diabetic. My wife is having a baby in several months. Is there a test that can be run to find our if my baby carries the genes or cells that can cause diabetes?

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I have celiac syndrome, my husband has type 2 diabetes, and we have three sons with language/development delays, behavior problems, etc. Is there any possibility of fragile X in my sons from being linked to the celiac disease or diabetes?

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My six year old daughter has had type 1 diabetes for a year and my eight month old son who is waiting test results for celiac disease. What are my three year old daughter’s chances for inheriting an autoimmune disease?

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Twelve years ago, my 31 year old husband was diagnosed with type 1 following an accident that crushed is pancreas. We’re planning to start a family, but he is worried he could pass this down. Is it possible, since it does not run in his family, that his diabetes was caused by the accident?

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Three months ago, my 16 year old stepdaughter was diagnosed with PCOS along with insulin resistance, and she is currently on metformin and vitamin B complex. Her 13 year old sister is following in her footsteps, and her 10 year old brother is same way. What are the chances that the 13 and 10 year old are going to develop insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes?

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I do not have diabetes, but my mum is and some relatives on her side of her family do. What are the chances of diabetes affecting someone 16- 21 years old? If I change my diet, will my chances of developing diabetes decrease?

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I am a 23 year old girl, whose my parents are considering my marriage with a 28 year old guy who has type 1 diabetes. We are in love with each other, but my parents are very concerned and do not want me to consider him anymore. I have several questions.

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I am six months pregnant with my first child, and even though my husband himself does not have diabetes, there is a strong family history of type 1. I have several questions.

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What are the signs of type 1 diabetes? Are children that are born to type 2 diabetic moms more prone to having type 1 diabetes?

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My husband and his daughter both have type 1. Does this mean our younger daughter has a greater risk of having it? Should she have annual blood work as a precaution?

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