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I have had diabetes for 28 years and many, many hairdressers have told me that insulin that is in the scalp causes perms not to take on people with diabetes. Could you check into that for me?

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Can a person who has Type 1 diabetes get a tattoo?

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My five year old daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago, keeps getting sores which the doctor says are infected bug bites, but I spray her and the other kids down with bug spray before we go outside, and my other kids do not get them. Could my daughter’s diabetes be the cause of these or is it something else?

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My mother, is always worrying about bad breath, and I recently was told that people with diabetes often experience this problem. I also heard that there is a mouthwash available for people with diabetes which really helps, but my mom has asked different pharmacies about it, and no one seems to be familiar with it. Could you please advise me of the name and where I can buy it?

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My ex husband killed a pedestrian while driving. After being incarcerated he learned he had type 2 diabetes, and was told he had had it for a long time. I understand that alcohol can raise the blood sugar, and cause false positives, but what about diabetes and cocaine?

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My son, who has had type 1 diabetes for eight years, has had a gray circle above his ankle for about two months. He has seen a pediatrician and a culture for ringworm was negative. The doctor said it could be related to his diabetes and recommends making an appointment with a dermatologist. Do you know what this is? Is it, in fact, related to his diabetes?

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I am a 21 year old male who has type 1 diabetes enquiring about the risks of taking a weight gain product which contains 600 calories per serving. I have asked my doctor about products like this in the past, but his answers have been judgmental.

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My five year old son, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11 months, has handled the shots and blood sugar tests very well, but recently, he has been asking why he has diabetes. He does not appear to be upset when he asks, only curious. What is the best explanation I can give a five year old? What books would be helpful?

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I want to see an endocrinologist, but my family doctor feels that isn’t necessary. I’m not comfortable with my doctor taking care of my diabetes because I am not getting direct answers to my questions. Could you give me any advice on what I should do or what to look out for?

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When I was first diagnosed, I was very angry about it and have since come to realize that everything happens for a reason and some good can come out of something tragic such as diabetes. Now I am a nursing student and am very interested in becoming a diabetes nurse educator. What steps should I take now or after graduating as an RN?

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