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My 14 year old daughter was seen in our local ER for DKA, and the doctor asked her for a urine test. Later, he came in and told me she tested positive for amphetamines and began giving her a lecture on taking drugs. Further analysis and a second test were negative. Why did the initial test come back as a false positive?

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I was wondering if there are any diabetes research projects going on that I could donate some computer time to. My sister has diabetes, as did my father and grandfather. Right now, I run SETI-at-home just to keep this thing productive. I would love to replace SETI for something more down to Earth. If there are no diabetes sites, can you recommend a worthwhile project in need?

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I have If I don’t let the temperature get too high, can I use a paraffin wax bath on my feet at night? My feet are always cold, the skin on the bottoms and big toe is very thick and yellow from tinea infections if not treated, and I’m I’m looking for a way to soften the skin.

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When I fed my daughter a small amount of cow’s milk, she developed redness around her mouth and chin. Could this sensitivity be some sort of precursor to an autoimmune response related to type 1 diabetes?

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How many families have siblings with type 1 diabetes? What is type 1b diabetes? Is it possible to wean my children off insulin with diet and exercise?

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My son recently had cyanosis and tests indicate it was not diabetes related. Are there any possible causes I may bring to the pediatrician’s attention?

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Since my diagnosis with type 1 a few years ago, I feel hungry constantly. Would an appetite suppressant help? If so, what kind?

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My girlfriend’s new doctor changed her insulin, then she had a hysterectomy. Now, are blood sugars are almost normal. Some days she doesn’t need insulin. Why is this?

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My mum, who had insulin treated diabetes, died a few years ago, and the day before she was complaining of a shortness of breath. Could this be do due to an overdose of insulin? What other explanation could there be?

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Our eight year old is to have eight teeth extracted. What is the protocol for administering antibiotics beforehand?

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