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Honeymoon

My son is 12 and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 3 months ago. Sometimes at supper and especially at his 8 o’clock needle we have to skip and he is normal in the morning. Is this a common occurrence? How often does this happen or will it stay?

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My 8 year old daughter was diagnosed with diabetes 4 weeks ago. I read a posting about taking nicotinamide to prolong the honeymoon period. Would it hurt to try it?

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My 3 year old son was diagnosed with diabetes 6 months ago. He is, we are told, in a honeymoon period. Is there any research or evidence that supplementing his diet with vitamin B will prolong the honeymoon?

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His general control is very good, but of late, despite eating correctly and exercising, his sugar levels are very high. Is there anything we can do, rather than increase his insulin dose?

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Our 11 year old son was diagnosed with type 1 five months ago. Over the next two months, his readings became less and less, so we gave less and less insulin. We took him off insulin and he remained with excellent readings However, during the past two weeks, his readings have increased a little. Should we be concerned about these few ‘higher’ readings? Should he go back on insulin?

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My daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three months ago, has not had any insulin even thought she has resumed her normal eating patterns following a virus. She has already gone through a honeymoon phase. Is my daughter in another honeymoon phase?

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Our son was diagnosed with type 1 after a routine pre-dental operation physical on December 2, 2003. He had absolutely no symptoms. He has not had insulin since the morning on December 22, and his levels are within “normal range”. Could this be the miracle we asked for?

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Is there any benefit to taking medicinal mushrooms to extend the honeymoon period?

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Forty-one years ago, when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, no mention was made of a honeymoon phase, and it was a difficult time. I went through with little help. When was the diabetes honeymoon period made known? Who coined the phrase?

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What is the general criteria for treating patients with type 2 diabetes? One patient used oral medication for six years, then had hypoglycemia when given insulin. Was this a honeymoon?

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