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Three months ago, I was diagnosed with type 1, but my blood sugar has averaged 110 mg/dl [6.1 mmol/L] for about six weeks without insulin. Am I still in my honeymoon? Do I still have diabetes?

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My son was diagnosed with diabetes two months ago. At first his blood glucose levels were high but stabilized. However, the past three days his blood glucose level has increased in the evenings. Could it be possible the higher levels and his allergies are related?

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My son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about a year and one-half ago, and has a C-peptide test done at his three-month visits. His non-fasting values range from 1.6 to 1.8 Can you please tell me the reason for a a C-peptide? What does the test determine? Does this mean he is still in his honeymoon period?

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I am a 27 year old male. I was diagnosed almost a year ago. After 2 months my doctor took me off of insulin. I figure I am on my honeymoon. I have been off insulin for 9 months. Should I go back on NPH at a very low dose or just keep enjoying my honeymoon?

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My ten year old son was diagnosed with type 1 three months ago. He is taking 1 unit of Ultralente at night. As long as the child is healthy, growing and consuming enough calories, what are the benefits of giving large quantities of carbohydrate and increasing insulin to give the pancreas “rest”?

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How does one really confirm that the honeymoon stage is over and that is not just puberty or hormones defining the need for extra insulin?

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Although it has been almost a year since my four year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I am really confused about a lot of things. How will I know when she is coming out of her honeymoon stage?

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My nine year old son has had type 1 diabetes since November 15, 2003. He was on various doses of NPH and Humalog for about two weeks. Due to numerous lows we kept reducing the amount of insulin to the point where he was not on any. I know there is a honeymoon phase, but is not needing any insulin common? Could he be an evolving type 1 or is he type 2?

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My teenaged son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in September 2003. In early March, he had so many lows he stopped taking insulin, and he still had lows. Can anyone explain this?

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My son was diagnosed with type 1 recently, but he no longer needs insulin to maintain target blood sugars. What is going on?

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