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Of our three children, two have type 1 diabetes and one has rheumatoid arthritis and her own child with type 1 diabetes. How can two healthy people have three children and one grandchild with autoimmune diseases?

May 21, 2020
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My child has slightly elevated blood glucose readings, some symptoms of diabetes. Her A1c was normal, 5.3. Does she have early signs of diabetes? Should I be concerned?

May 21, 2020
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How long can a very newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic survive without insulin?

April 25, 2020
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I cannot get any Lansulin R, so I am switching to a Novolog FlexPen, which is an animal insulin. Is anything bad going to happen to me?

April 23, 2020
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Our toddler grandson, diagnosed less than a year ago, experiences low blood sugars within minutes of activity at a park or playground. Although we treat him, he becomes irritable and we have to leave. What should we use to treat the lows so that he can continue to enjoy the outdoors?

March 31, 2020
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How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin?

March 24, 2020
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My daughter, who uses a Medtronic 670G pump, wants to get a CGM. The Dexcom G6 has been recommended, though I understand the G6 cannot communicate with the 670G. Why would the G6 have been recommended over the Medtronic CGM?

March 10, 2020
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I accidentally gave myself Lantus this morning instead of Victoza. What is going to happen?

February 27, 2020
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Constantly thirsty, my toddler urinates frequently. With a familial history of diabetes, I asked for an A1c, which came back as 5.5. The doctor said she will probably get diabetes. Is this true? Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

February 6, 2020
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Are there any tips for helping deal with skin irritation as it relates to diabetes devices?

January 31, 2020
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Sometimes I have immediate drops in glucose levels after my Lantus injection. My endocrinologist and family doctor are baffled. Should I switch to another long acting insulin or consider a pump?

January 14, 2020
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My grandson was born with diabetes mellitus. Neither of his parents has diabetes, nor are there any genetic risks. Why would he be born with this? Are there experts on diabetes in southern California that we can see?

January 6, 2020
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I am planning to take my son to Mexico. There is a five hour time difference. How easy is it to shift the basal dose by five hours?

December 7, 2019
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Currently, my mother cannot afford her Novomix 30. Can she take Humulin 30 instead? Or, should she go back to Mixtard?

December 6, 2019
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My daughter is two years old. I’m concerned about her because, for the last week, she has suddenly developed an acetone smell on her breath; I’m worried it could be an indicator of type 1 diabetes/DKA.

November 26, 2019
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My son missed a few doses each month and not taken NovoLog regularly for the past two months. He now has had a constant sugar of in the 50s mg/dl all day. Do I need to take him to the hospital?

September 1, 2019
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My son is playing football this year for his high school team and wears a pump and a CGM. Do you have any suggestions on what to get him to protect those sites while playing?

August 21, 2019
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My 11-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Where can I find books to help me take care of her properly?

August 5, 2019
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Could you please explain to me exactly what each auto-antibody actually means? For example: ICA, IA-2, GAD-65, Zinc, and others, if there are any more.

July 29, 2019
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Last night when she gave her insulin shot, my mother hit a vein in her thigh and still has a bump on the skin.

July 29, 2019
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