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In a 40 year old woman, can diabetes give a positive hepatitis C result? Can diabetes raise your liver enzymes?

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My fiance has had hives for about a year. Sometimes they are very severe. She has been tested for just about everything on the planet, except for diabetes.

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My 15 year old daughter is overweight and my husband has Type 1 diabetes. I took my daughter to the doctor and they noticed a skin discoloration in the skin on her knees, behind her neck and under her arms. The doctor mentioned that she was making too much insulin. Now we are checking for diabetes.

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My 4 year old son was diagnosed 9 months ago. I feel sure the honeymoon phase is over because his blood sugars are very hard to regulate now. It seems he is sick every other week and now he has started losing weight. What can be causing the weight loss?

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At birth, my three year old son was diagnosed with persistent hypoglycemia of infancy and is thankfully off medication. He has also got an abnormal chromosome (number 8), a horseshoe kidney, and learning difficulties. Are these things connected in some way?

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A year ago, my son started having knee pain which was said to be growing pains, but then, a couple weeks before his diagnosis, the pain was more chronic. I’ve gotten nowhere because nothing else is showing up on tests., and now recently he has started complaining about his feet. His pediatric endocrinologist sees no relation to diabetes. Any thoughts?

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I have type 1 diabetes and aortic insufficiency. I have been having some chest pains which are not really bad, but like a sudden pain, here one second, gone the next. Could my heart condition be getting worse? What else could it be?

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My six week old granddaughter was rushed by ambulance in a coma and was diagnosed with metabolic acidosis.She is now on a glucose drip and, her urine and blood sugar levels are not elevated. Does this alone, eliminate the possibility of diabetes?

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I was diagnosed with celiac disease about seven months ago, and since then I have seen studies that show that children with type 1 diabetes can also have celiac sprue, and I have been wondering if this means that people with celiac disease, like me, are also at risk for type 1 diabetes or if it only works the other way around.

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My daughter is 13 and was diagnosed two months ago with Type 1 Diabetes. She is on 3 shots per day and for the past four weeks her hair has been falling out. She has quite thick hair but I’m afraid if this continues, she will not have much left.

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