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Mental Health

My father has had allergic reactions to several insulins he has taken. Is insulin administration by other means effective without allergies? I read about lispro being used; should he pursue this?

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Is there any information on panic disorders being linked to type 1? Will my blood sugars be affected by Paxil or Xanax?

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I’ve been at a mood disorder clinic for three weeks and having good control of my blood sugars. Tonight, my mood changed dramatically after supper, before my insulin. Could my mood change have been caused by my blood sugar?

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Although my son handled his diagnosis well for three months, he now is an emotional wreck, worrying about silly things. What should I do?

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My teen daughter has been having problems with scar tissue at her pump sites so she has virtually given up on taking care of herself. How can I help her deal with her frustration and her scar tissue?

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My seven year old has type 1 and PTSD. He has good days and bad, mentally and physically. I am totally worn out and frustrated. My husband is in the military. What should I do?

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Downloading my son’s meter, I learned he has been lying to me about his actual blood sugars, which are very high. He also stated that he wants to die because diabetes his hard. Is this common?

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Do you know of any residential type settings for teens with diabetes who also suffer from emotional/behavioral problems? Can other faciities deny treatment for someone solely because they have diabetes?

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Because my 19 year old son suffers from depression and anxiety, we want to send him to Cumberland Hospital, but our insurance company is against this. Do you know anyone in a similar situation who was able to get help for their child?

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My teen son is lonely and depressed, has developed bad habits, including rage bolusing. He refuses to go to therapy. What do you recommend?

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