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Behavior from 1999

  1. My 13 year old daughter has type 1. I think she is smoking and drinking. (28 Dec 1999)
  2. Our 12 year old son has chosen diabetes as his weapon for rebellion. (24 Dec 1999)
  3. I have a student who student has been having severe outbursts after lunch, prior to his being diagnosed. (28 Nov 1999)
  4. My son has had diabetes for two years. In the last couple of months his behavior has become more uncontrollable. (28 Nov 1999)
  5. How will I get my friend to understand that he has to stick to a strict regimen with his blood testing? (24 Nov 1999)
  6. My daughter is claiming low blood sugar each time she doesn't want to do an actively at school. (20 Nov 1999)
  7. My daughter is 14 and feels she can do "nothing right". She has now begun to test only on occasion and has missed giving herself a needle in the morning after breakfast. (10 Nov 1999)
  8. I'm a scared mother of a 15-year old boy. He refuses to check his blood and only occasionally gives himself his insulin. (9 Nov 1999)
  9. My boyfriend is a diabetic. I worry about his lack of concern when his blood readings are very high. (4 Nov 1999)
  10. I am presently counseling a 14 year old who has type 1 diabetes and is using drugs and alcohol. (19 Oct 1999)
  11. My son (20 years old) was diagnosed last year with type 1. He won't have his eyes checked. (19 Oct 1999)
  12. My son was diagnosed six months ago at age 12. I'm reluctant to let him out of my sight now. (10 Oct 1999)
  13. On occasion she has fits with extreme anger and self abuse. (7 Oct 1999)
  14. My daughter seems to be becoming more nervous and overly responsible in all areas of her life. (23 Sep 1999)
  15. I have a 12 year old son who has had diabetes for 2 1/2 years. His doctor recommended counseling. (16 Sep 1999)
  16. Lately I started binge-eating again. I stopped injecting insulin again. What can I do? (11 Sep 1999)
  17. I'm worried about my sister. I'm afraid she may be pretending to have diabetes. (7 Sep 1999)
  18. My nephew is 19. After he eats he either vomits or he is constantly in the bathroom. (30 Aug 1999)
  19. I'm 16 years old and, I've had diabetes for awhile. I'm still not under control. (28 Aug 1999)
  20. My 13 year old son seems to be having a problem accepting the diabetes in that he doesn't want to talk about it. (15 Aug 1999)
  21. My grandson, age 16, has an eating disorder which is throwing his blood sugar level way off. (14 Aug 1999)
  22. My son has had Type 1 diabetes for two years. Since that time he has found it hard to have any drive. (14 Aug 1999)
  23. My 14 year old daughter has intermittent bouts of non-compliance. (11 Aug 1999)
  24. Since we found out that she is diabetic it seems that the mood swings have compounded. Is this a common? (9 Aug 1999)
  25. My 14 year old daughter says she would rather die than have to check her blood sugar daily or take insulin. (7 Aug 1999)
  26. My fiance has had type 1 diabetes since age 4. Right now I am very scared. (26 Jul 1999)
  27. My 6 year old grandson's behavior has changed for the worse since his diagnosis a month ago. Could this be coming from the insulin? (13 Jul 1999)
  28. My 14 year old daughter has recently started writing the wrong blood sugar down in her log book. (9 Jul 1999)
  29. I am a school nurse, and I have a 15 year old severely noncompliant student who manipulates his diabetes. (5 Jul 1999)
  30. Our daughter refuses to take care of herself. She sneaks food, does not do shots on time, and lies to us (her parents) about taking them. (13 Jun 1999)
  31. I have a 14 year old brother (type 1) who cannot resist the temptations of chocolate or sweets. (29 May 1999)
  32. We are currently seeking Diabetes Support groups for children with diabetes, or some kind of counseling, for my 13 year-old grandson. (20 May 1999)
  33. My daughter has had diabetes for 12 years and takes thyroid hormones. She has since gone into what seems to be a form of depression. (14 May 1999)
  34. I have had diabetes now for six and a half years. I still have not been able to get a handle on it. (30 Apr 1999)
  35. I need to know where to get information on the emotional effects diabetes has on children and other family members. (24 Apr 1999)
  36. Before his diagnoses he seemed calmer and more laid back, but now seems to be real energetic and almost to the point of hyperactivity. (10 Apr 1999)
  37. I am not adjusting to my diabetes. I have diabetes 2 and I really resent it. (10 Apr 1999)
  38. For a young child who is given insulin injections 3 times a day, can their emotions be affected, and if so, how? (4 Apr 1999)
  39. My son is away at school and is drinking a little. I would like to know what effects this will have on him. (2 Apr 1999)
  40. My son is having extreme difficulty in accepting the fact that his disease his chronic. (26 Mar 1999)
  41. My niece has type 2 diabetes. She needs some intensive diabetic counseling. (18 Mar 1999)
  42. Is there any research on sudden behavior changes in early childhood related to diabetes? (14 Mar 1999)
  43. Is there a connection between aggression and diabetes? (8 Mar 1999)
  44. I don't have diabetes but my girlfriend does. I would like to know about the psychology in people with diabetes. (19 Feb 1999)
  45. A friend of ours has an eleven year old boy with diabetes. His blood sugar often goes unmonitored. (21 Jan 1999)
  46. My 15 year old daughter has lost all interest in monitoring her blood sugar levels. (19 Jan 1999)
  47. Someone told about camps where there are other kids with diabetes but they are too expensive. (6 Jan 1999)
  48. We have a 5 year old girl, diagnosed with type 1 IDDM at age 3. We are having a very difficult time with potty training. (5 Jan 1999)

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