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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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Recently diagnosed with type 1, I have restricted my diet to very low/no carbohydrates and have been able to maintain my target blood sugars, without ketones, with Lantus only. Can you give me an in-depth explanation of what basal insulin does? I have been reading up on it and concluded that it merely aims to keep your blood sugar stable aligning with your hepatic endogenous glucose production, that it has little to do with food or lowering blood sugar.

July 29, 2019
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My child was recently diagnosed and has fluctuating blood sugars. Can you give me guidance on correcting blood sugars?

July 25, 2019
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Where can I find a diabetes camp in France?

July 25, 2019
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Despite an in-range blood sugar, my daughter fainted, then remained pale, even after eating ice cream. Why might this have happened?

July 25, 2019
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My young granddaughter has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes was hospitalized for three days. When I was at the hospital, the nurse would give my granddaughter her insulin two hours after she ate. Should I be giving her insulin after two hours? Someone told me you should give the insulin a half-hour after eating.

July 12, 2019
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My 23 year old daughter recently died of complications from type 1. I have insulin pump supplies that I would like to donate to another uninsured young adult that is in need. What do you suggest?

July 12, 2019
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Is there any way to make the Tandem T:lock connectors work with Cleo luer lock infusion sets? Has anyone successfully fought United Healthcare and gotten them to pay for a Tandem pump?

July 12, 2019
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I took my five-year-old to the doctor for frequent headaches, increased thirst, and clumsiness. She gave me a monitor and said to check his blood sugar and return later to discuss the findings because the facility we visited would not perform a glucose tolerance test on a young child. Can you give me more information?

June 10, 2019
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I neglected to give my son his Lantus last night, gave him repeated doses of long acting insulin for high blood sugars. What do I do about the missing Lantus dose? What happens if he does not get any Lantus?

April 25, 2019
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Where can I donate unused supplies, such as insulin?

April 15, 2019
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How do I apply for accommodations with the College Board for my granddaughter?

April 15, 2019
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Recently diagnosed, our daughter’s blood sugars remain over 250 mg/dl [13.9 mmol/L], eating 50 to 60 grams of carbohydrates with each meal. She likes to snack throughout the day. Can I give her six small meals/snacks throughout the day?

March 25, 2019
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Recently diagnosed, my son has had headaches, nausea, stomach pain, blurred vision, and dizzy spells, with negative ketones. The endocrinologist and pediatrician say it is just his body adjusting to his treatment plan. What do you think this could be?

March 25, 2019
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My teen granddaughter has been in DKA multiple times, life-flighted several times, near death. She is very depressed. Please help me find a facility where she can go for help.

March 21, 2019
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My daughter has had fruity smelling breath and urine ketones, which do not last, but normal or lower blood sugars. She has been losing weight despite eating some large meals. With her symptoms, should we get a blood glucose meter for home? What kind of tests should we consider? And, what type of doctor should we find?

March 13, 2019
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