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My new born baby has had high blood sugar since her seventh day in this world. What is the probability she will recover? What can I do to keep her from developing diabetes again or to prolong the time of disease occurrence?

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Which is worse: Type�1 or Type�2? I have been told Type 1 is much worse than Type 2. If I have Type 2 should I feel relieved?

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I am 53 year old male who has had type 1 diabetes for 42 years. I have heard a lot about colon testing for individuals above 50, and my wife had one last year. What are the recommendations concerning this sort of testing for people with type 1 diabetes?

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I have a case load of around 200 children and adolescents with mainly type 1 diabetes, and I help coordinate and run camps for the young ones. Do you know of someone I may be able to connect with to discuss what psycho-social issues they discuss with the younger age group?

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I recently read that people who get type 1 diabetes are thin and people who get type 2 diabetes are overweight. My 20 year old cousin was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and weighs over 200 pounds. Is it possible for very overweight people to get type 1? Does that mean that thin people can get type 2 diabetes?

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I have type 1 diabetes, my two year old son has been diagnosed with a potential growth hormone deficiency. I have several questions.

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I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about nine months ago, and I’ve been trying to give up smoking. For 15 years, I smoked more than 20 a day, and, so far I’ve ‘given them up’ for over two-and-a-half months. However, I have a stressful job (club DJ) where I’m surrounded by smokers, and the odd cigarette helps me to get through moments of tension. What risks do I run by smoking an occasional cigarette (perhaps 10 a year, given my intake so far)?

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My 16 year old son has had diabetes since he was 13. He wants to get a tattoo. I don’t know if people with diabetes type 1 should get a tattoo. Can a tattoo give him any skin problems or something?

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I have type 2 diabetes and recently stopped taking my medication until I see my doctor (I am trying to get pregnant). I had also had only a few hours of sleep, and had a very stressful day. When I arrived at work, I was accused of having alcohol on my breath, but had not been drinking. Could this be caused by my type 2 diabetes?

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Can a person with type 1 diabetes give blood? How does donating blood affect the blood sugar?

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