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I’ve had type 1 for 19 years. I have developed posterior subcapsular cataract in both eyes. How long until this affects my vision? Are the results of cataract surgery for people with diabetes generally favorable in the absence of diabetic retinopathy?

March 14, 2017
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My grandson had a seizure in the middle of the night that scared us all. How do we prevent this from happening again? I cannot sleep, fear a repeat incident.

March 14, 2017
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Just diagnosed, my teen daughter’s blood work indicated high GAD, extremely high Anti-thyroid Peroxidase AB and high Thyroglobulin. Are these related to type 1 or some other disease?

February 15, 2017
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After unusual consumption of water, I took my daughter to the doctor. Her urine was positive for glucose, but her A1c was fine. She is scheduled to be re-checked in June. Should I be concerned or just wait until then?

February 15, 2017
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At the hospital, my young daughter’s blood sugar was 11 mmol/L [200 mg/dl] with 0.5 ketones. The nurse was not concerned about diabetes, but I am. Can dehydration cause a high blood glucose with ketones?

January 10, 2017
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Are there any heart tests or scans that can be done to detect the presence of plaque or hardened arteries, in neck or heart?

January 9, 2017
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I know a young girl who experiences radical absorption differences between infusion sites with her Omnipod. Have you experienced this?

January 9, 2017
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For someone with type 1, what are the consequences of drinking regular Coca Cola? Is it better to have it with a healthy food?

January 6, 2017
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Is it okay for a child to get Lantus only, as long as she is eating healthy and maintaining good blood sugar control? Does she need Actrapid for meals? She was diagnosed six years ago.

November 22, 2016
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Where can I find a new NovoPen Junior?

November 22, 2016
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Should my son, diagnosed two years ago, be getting any routine laboratory work?

November 19, 2016
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My toddler, whose father has diabetes, has intermittent high blood sugars, but blood work for diabetes was negative. Should I continue to monitor him?

November 15, 2016
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My daughter has intermittent high blood sugars, with symptoms, yet had no antibodies, and an acceptable A1c. Can type 1 develop slowly? The doctor has not yet diagnosed type 1, is unsure what is going on. Should we get a second opinion from a different endocrinologist?

October 5, 2016
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Just diagnosed, my adult son takes insulin for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but what should he do for evening/dinner insulin if he has a late breakfast and lunch, skips dinner?

September 21, 2016
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If a Lantus injection were injected directly into a vein, could the Lantus start working immediately and cause a person to go low?

September 1, 2016
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Working in a pizza place, our teen son is not hungry after work and is having overnight lows. Should he find a different job?

August 25, 2016
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My daughter had elevated blood sugars when at the ER three times for kidney infections, but testing was negative. Could she be in the early stages of type 1?

July 18, 2016
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My wife believes that type 1 “goes sideways” genetically, that because her siblings have it, she is a carrier of the disease. Is this correct?

June 4, 2016
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My nephew’s blood sugar drops very low for a couple of days, then goes up, so he needs insulin. Tests have not explained why he has this repeating pattern. What are your thoughts?

May 5, 2016
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My daughter’s C-peptide has gone up since diagnosis and she was negative for antibodies. Could she have type 2 or MODY?

April 19, 2016
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