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I would like to teach a diabetic diet to a seven year old. Do you have information or a plan that would help to make it understandable and user friendly?

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I have had diabetes for 36 years, I maintain tight control (A1c is never over 6.5%), and I’m trying to find someone to help me understand why I spill ketones so easily. I’ve been told it’s because I don’t weigh enough, don’t eat enough or that my blood sugar is out of control, but I can’t accept any of these explanations.

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My spouse, who has type 2 diabetes, uses chewing tobacco daily. Can you find out the sugar and or carb content in a package pouch of chewing tobacco?

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Is there some kind of litmus paper or other device for detecting the amount of carbs or sugars in a food? One would be very helpful, especially for restaurant food. I’m desperate. Someone ought to invent one if it doesn’t exist.

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My daughter has been cutting molars this month, and it seems to us that the days around when a tooth breaks through, she is having wide fluctuations in blood sugar while other days she is generally within her goal range. Is there any clinical, or even anecdotal, evidence that teething can affect blood sugar?

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For the last few weeks, I have noticed that my almost five year old daughter, diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 19 months, has developed odor under her arms. I didn’t think that would happen until puberty. Is this a symptom of her diabetes? If so, what is causing it?

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My daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three months ago, has a diabetes team, but we seem to have problems with communication. Is it unreasonable to expect a return call from the diabetes team within 24 hours?

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I am a 19 year old college student who has had type 1 diabetes for three years, and I went to a place in my town to give plasma, but they said I couldn’t donate because I had diabetes. Do you have any information about this subject?

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Our nine year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes two weeks ago. Is it necessary to tell her dentist and orthodontist so that they can add it to her chart?

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I am in my 32nd week of pregnancy with twins and do not have diabetes according to my glucose tolerance tests. Is there a difference in the way ketones from diabetes, starvation ketones, and dehydration ketones affect the fetus?

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