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My daughter has had diabetes for 1 1/2 years. Her doctor just put her on 3 shots a day. Do you think this new method will make a difference? Her doctor thinks she is too young for a pump.

June 3, 1999
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After I eat sugar I get really hyper. Someone mentioned something about hyperglycemia. I was just wondering if I could have that or any other type of diabetes.

June 3, 1999
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I am recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I am searching for diet information and carb and sugar counters.

June 3, 1999
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My daughter is 4 years and 9 months old and was diagnosed four days before she turned 3. For the past 7 months I have had great difficulty in keeping her suppertime blood glucose in the target range.

June 3, 1999
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My son was diagnosed 8 years ago with Type 1 diabetes. He has motility problems with his bowel after a gastric emptying test. His doctor said that nothing can be done. Should we go to another doctor?

June 2, 1999
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The Cygnus corporation is submitting a pre-market approval for the GlucoWatch non-invasive monitor to the FDA. What is the most effective way for us to help push the FDA for approval?

June 2, 1999
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My 17 year old daughter was diagnosed with diabetes about two months ago. Her blood sugars have been in the 200s during the morning and seem to steadily increase by the end of the day into the 400s. I am getting somewhat concerned that her levels are not coming down.

June 2, 1999
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I have had Type 1 diabetes for 30 years. During the last weeks I have noticed that my hands and feet are feeling cold. Is this “cold” feeling something that is related to my long duration of diabetes?

June 1, 1999
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Can pancreatic problems lead to hypoglycemia? I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and then my sugar drops to 22-56 at most on average day.

June 1, 1999
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Do you have any anecdotal evidence that consuming diet soda causes bingeing or other unusual eating practices?

June 1, 1999
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I would like some information on diabetes and women’s issues.

June 1, 1999
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I am 12 and have had Type 1 for almost two years. My last two dental checkups have shown 3 cavities, which the dentist is concerned about. He thinks they’re caused by the phosphoric acid in diet soda. Is there something else I can drink?

June 1, 1999
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My 65 year old mom has had diabetes for about 5 or 7 years. She says you can reuse a single-use needle over and over. I want to know what risks she is taking and how do you care for the needle if you really have to reuse it?

June 1, 1999
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A research programme has just been launched within the Nordic countries. Newspaper articles connected with this news say that 50 percent of all diabetics will experience complications later in life. Is the 50 percent probability correct in general?

June 1, 1999
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My friend has Type 1 diabetes. She is complaining of tiredness a lot and occasionally she gets chest pains. Should I be worried about this?

May 31, 1999
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Are non-invasive monitors going to be available soon?

May 31, 1999
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My 5 year old daughter has been having ketones in her urine for the past 6 weeks. We have been to see her endocrinologist and our family doctor, neither of who has found the reason why she is having the ketones.

May 31, 1999
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I have the computer game Xylo by the Starbright Foundation to teach my 7 year old child. Have you found computer education helpful for kids, or is it better to receive one-on-one education if they are newly diagnosed?

May 31, 1999
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My 17 year old friend wants to start using steroids. He is diabetic, but not the real serious kind. I wanted to know, if he does start taking steroids, will they have any effect on his diabetes?

May 30, 1999
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I have heard of reports that the UK has approved a nasal insulin application, available in lieu of injections. Could you please give me any information or details on this?

May 30, 1999
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