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Mental Health

My teen granddaughter has been in DKA multiple times, life-flighted several times, near death. She is very depressed. Please help me find a facility where she can go for help.

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I am 19 and have good control of my type 1 diabetes. I do struggle at work and at school. I feel stressed and anxious. Is there something I can do?

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My daughter was diagnosed with type 2 then went to college where she is doing poorly, both academically and health wise. Is there an inpatient facility where she can get medical and mental help?

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My seven year old is not coping well mentally after having two seizures that were not related to her diabetes? How do I deal with this attitude?

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How can you help your teen with depression due to diabetes without resorting to potent antidepressants?

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I work in a child and adolescent mental health service and have a patient with type 1 who has behavioral issues. How can I determine how much his diabetes is affecting his behavior?

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What risks does my teenager with diabetes have for mental health issues?

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My daughter no longer wants to take her insulin and is having mood swings. She seems depressed. Could she be bipolar like me? Is this behavior typical for teens who have type 1?

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I skip insulin shots to control my weight. I am in pain, tired all the time, sad, and feel controlled by food and diabetes. What should I do before my next doctor’s appointment in March?

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My daughter, who has type 1, was recently diagnosed as bipolar. She did well on lithium, but was taken off it since it can cause kidney damage. Is there a way to handle the damage if she resumes lithium? Is there a test for kidney disease?

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