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Honeymoon

My 7 year old daughter was diagnosed Type 1 seven months ago. Since that time her insulin dosages have steadily decreased to where she is currently only taking 6 units of NPH a day. Could this mean she is not truly a Type 1 or could she be a Type 1B?

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I am a 20 year old male and was diagnosed as having diabetes about 10 months ago. Suddenly last week, I found that I was hypo’ing badly after any meal I had. Last week I stopped taking my insulin and ever since have been okay. I was wondering if you had any ideas as to what could have gone on.

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Six months ago my son was told that he had type 1 diabetes. His readings have been in the 70-90 range. When he exercises he feels sick and gets tired fast. At night his sugar level is in the 40-50 range. He lost 40 pounds since this began. Please offer some insight before my son wastes away.

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My 17 year old son has just been diagnosed with diabetes. He has been having hypo’s lately and has also been having some seizures. Why is this? What is the mechanism of him having these seizures?

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My 14 year old son was originally diagnosed seven years ago. He has been on the same insulin dosage since his diagnosis. His blood sugars are always within range. His doctor recently did a glucose tolerance test and an antibody test. They came back normal. Could there be any damage from taking insulin for seven years? Could there be any other diagnosis?

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I am 12 years old, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes two months ago, and I was taking Humalog with NPH up until five or six days ago. However, since my blood sugars were are getting outrageously low even when I ate whatever I want (including a sugar cupcake) so now I am not taking insulin.

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My 4 year old son started vomiting early one Friday morning and continued throughout the day. During the early morning hours on Saturday he took a trip to the ER. The triage nurse checked his blood glucose and it was at 262 mg/dl [14.6 mmol/L]. Within in an hour I was informed that my son had type 1 diabetes. Is it possible that he was misdiagnosed?

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I am a pedatric resident. We recently had a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes who began to need less and less insulin. Is this part of the honeymoon phase?

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Over the past few days, we have continued to decrease our son’s insulin to prevent low blood sugars. Since he was diagnosed in August, our doctor says it’s his honeymoon. Could he really be type 2?

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My son, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes one and a half years ago, is in acceptable control (A1c: 7%) using an insulin pump, and he is very good about taking care of himself. However, but like many teens, he’s not always so quick to share information. I am assuming his honeymoon period is over. How how do I know for sure?

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