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Which is worse, type 1 or type 2?

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My five year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 14 months ago. She was on a Lantus and NovoLog until an episode of vomiting a week ago. Now, she needs less Lantus and no NovoLog. What is going on?

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Despite rotating her shots, my teen daughter has bulges in her stomach and sides. What could be causing them?

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I’ve heard about a bag that contains a substance which freezes in contact with water and is used for transporting insulin. Who makes it and where can I get one?

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My granddaughter’s pump site left a hard spot on her tummy. What should we do?

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My 18 year old daughter who has poorly controlled type I diabetes wants to get fake fingernails done in a salon, and I am wondering if she should do this. I know they use glue to put them on, and it seems like it could cause a fungus infection.

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My nine year old son has been wetting his bed three times a week for the past several months. There’s no correlation to his blood sugars and no UTI. Could it be related to the many changes he has incurred this year?

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My husband, diagnosed with diabetes treated with diet and exercise about a month ago, has a problem with thinning hair that is not growing well. When it grows, it will be flat by the head and he now has just a little. Could diabetes be the cause of this hair problem?

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When my daughter was in the hospital in DKA, she said she’d smoked marijuana. Did it not show up in a drug test because of her high blood sugar?

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My diabetes is not controlled and I am worried since I have no meal plan or doctor. Where can I find information on diabetes programs in my area?

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