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Honeymoon

My son was diagnosed with type 1 in July 2003 when sugar was detected in his urine during a physical. He is easy to control. Could he just be having a long honeymoon?

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I was diagnosed with type 1 two and a half years ago. I take less than 10 units of insulin daily. Is this a proglonged honeymoon? Could I skip my Lantus? Did my bulimia cause my diabetes?

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For three weeks, my daughter’s blood sugars have been running very high, with no ketones. Should we be concerned? What does this mean?

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Are there any documented cases of people with type 1 having some permanent level of islet cell function, even years later? My son’s doctor did not believe my son would honeymoon, but his insulin requirement has dropped. Could it be a honeymoon?

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Diagnosed a month ago and on Lantus, my toddler experiences a rise in his blood sugar from around 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., then is back in range in the morning. Why is this happening?

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My son has had Type 1 diabetes for 4 years. He is 7 years old right now. Is there any kind of medicine or different type of insulin in order to stabilize his blood sugar readings? Is there a new device to measure the blood sugar without punching the fingers?

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Is there a honeymoon period in people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after the age of 30 and not on insulin? If so, when does it begin and end?

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My niece is 3 1/2 and was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes two weeks ago. Her blood sugar levels are erratic with swings of 300-400’s down into the 30’s and this morning’s was even lower.

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I’m a 43 year old male, diagnosed five months ago with type 1. I appear to have some residual islet cell function at this time and have many questions.

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My one year old son, diagnosed with neonatal diabetes, is using an insulin pump and the amount of insulin he needs daily is small (less than 0.25 unit per kilo). The nurse in the endocrine unit says he’s having long honeymoon. I thought honeymoon is typical only for type I diabetes, but he was tested and doesn’t antibodies. Is a honeymoon possible in neonatal diabetes?

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