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Honeymoon

Diagnosed four years ago, my niece runs low when sick, even when taking less insulin.Could she still be in her honeymoon?

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When ill, my newly diagnosed son had target blood sugars without insulin, so he decided to eat fewer carbohydrates to skip his insulin shots. His blood sugars remain in range. Could he control his diabetes by diet? Or, is this the honeymoon?

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My son has had hyperglycemia since birth. His A1c is mostly normal, even though he takes no insulin. The doctor wants us to test his blood sugar less than the current three times a day. What is your opinion? Could this be a long honeymoon?

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When do you know the honeymoon period is over?

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Diagnosed in September, my son is having low blood sugars. He is eating extra carbohydrates without insulin to avoid lows. Should he still be getting insulin? I’ve read that insulin during the honeymoon helps the pancreas.

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Diagnosed two weeks ago, my son’s blood sugar was 360 mg/dl [20 mmol/L] two hours breakfast. We have been told to change his insulin dosage. Is this normal? Is there any diet change that may help to make this more stable?

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Does the honeymoon phase differ in patients with type 1A versus type 1B? Do type 1B patients tend to remain in remission longer?

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Our son is type 1, age seven, normal weight, was diagnosed two years ago. He only needs a total of ten Protaphane and two Actrapid each day. Why does he only need such a small dose?

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I am 20 year old, and am in the honeymoon phase. Would you recommend the insulin pump now? What are the pros and cons of starting the pump during the honeymoon phase?

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My daughter 9 was diagnosed with type 1 recently. She has been in honeymoon and I think it may have ended. Last week her blood glucose level sky rocketed from averages of 90 to 170 throughout the day to 500+ with a few so high the meter would not give number.

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