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Genetics and Heredity

I have type 1 and my husband has type 2. What are the odds our daughter could develop diabetes? The school is concerned about urinary accidents. At home, her blood sugar was 132 mg/dl [7.3 mmol/L]. Should we take her to a doctor?

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Despite relative control of my type 1, I am worried about the future. Might any future children have diabetes, too? How can I prevent the fatigue I am experiencing?

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Of our three children, two have type 1 diabetes and one has rheumatoid arthritis and her own child with type 1 diabetes. How can two healthy people have three children and one grandchild with autoimmune diseases?

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My sister “inherited” type 1 diabetes at age 7. My mom says it is a genetic disorder, and if it is, from what gene does it come?

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I was born with hypoglycemia, and by the age of 10, I had grown out of it. The doctors said that my condition was idiopathic. Will I pass this on to my offspring?

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Is there any information that have been done quantifying the risk of a person with LADA passing diabetes to his children?

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I am 11 years old and would like to know if I have a chance of getting diabetes. I am always thirsty for water or something, always hungry, and I have blurred vision. I have all those symptoms, and most of my family has diabetes except my parents.

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My son is four years old, and was diagnosed with diabetes at age two. An acquaintance stated that diabetes is more common in boys. Is this true?

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My 10 year old grandson has type 1 diabetes, and while visiting recently I found the eight year old to be very thin, have poor eating habits, and with a volatile temper. My daughter said he has had a random sugar level had been over 240 mg/dl [13.3 mmol/L] several times, but that she was not worried. However, I am afraid for him.

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My 46 year old husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes about four weeks ago, and his mother also has it. What are the chances our 19 year old son will develop this disease?

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