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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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My daughter (one-year-old at the time) presented in the ER with a blood sugar of 36 mg/dl, and ketones in her blood. They gave her glucose via IV, and her blood sugar jumped to 200 mg/dl. She was fighting the flu, and was also dehydrated. What could all of this mean?

February 13, 2019
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Tests indicate my son has MODY 5. He has been on Humalog, is supposed to start on Lantus. What is the treatment for MODY 5? It seems very few people know.

March 20, 2016
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My child may be at high risk for MODY5. Can you help me understand what this means? I have type 1; could I possibly have MODY5?

April 5, 2015
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After an initial diagnosis of type 1, our daughter was re-diagnosed with MODY4 and switched from insulin to glyburide. Her control is excellent. Could she still have type 1 and is achieving good control because she is in her honeymoon?

February 19, 2014
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We have twice decreased my son’s insulin since diagnosis about a year ago. The nurse suspects he has MODY. How can we determine this?

December 27, 2011
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My son has tested negative for antibodies four times. Should he have MODY testing? He has been on an OmniPod since April and needs very high doses of insulin. Is this related to puberty?

October 12, 2011
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What is the difference between MODY and type 1? What are the chances someone with MODY can take pills instead of insulin?

March 10, 2010
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Diagnosed with type 2 two years ago, my doctor now suspects I have LADA. Should I consider adding another medication to my metformin? Should I consider taking insulin?

November 16, 2009
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Are there any syndromes known to include a thiamine deficiency and diabetes in children?

November 2, 2009
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