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Genetics and Heredity from 2002

  1. Does this indicate a 36 week induction? (23 Dec 2002)
  2. If my husband and I now have a baby, are the chances still around 6% that it will have diabetes? (21 Oct 2002)
  3. Both my husband and I have type 1 diabetes. What is the chance that our son will inherit diabetes? (14 Oct 2002)
  4. I have been left out of this autoimmune chain. Is there a chance I can be 'skipped over'? (12 Sep 2002)
  5. What is the implication for my daughter and her fiance in having children? Could he have been misdiagnosed? (31 Aug 2002)
  6. We want to ascertain the risks for my partner and, if we had a daughter, of her developing diabetes. (22 Aug 2002)
  7. What are the chances of developing diabetes if you tested positive for celiac disease? (25 Jul 2002)
  8. Since I am a female does this mean that I am at high risk for getting diabetes even though it runs in the males in my family? (29 Jun 2002)
  9. How much of a chance would my wife have of developing diabetes? Is it inherited? (27 Jun 2002)
  10. There is a high incidence of adult onset diabetes (parents and grandparents) in my family has, so we have a few questions regarding children. (7 Jun 2002)
  11. I would like to have information about children's risk of inheriting diabetes or another autoimmune disease. (4 Jun 2002)
  12. What type of effects can a child of a mother with undiagnosed and untreated gestational diabetes have later in life? (6 May 2002)
  13. My husband has diabetes, and I know you said there is a 6% chance of passing this on. Is that a large or small risk? (4 May 2002)
  14. What are the chances of type 2 diabetes being passed down to my mother and me? (20 Apr 2002)
  15. What are the chances our 19 year old son will develop type 2 diabetes? (16 Apr 2002)
  16. I have noticed my son has been eating more than usual and wetting wets his pants and bed. Do you believe type 1 diabetes is hereditary? (1 Apr 2002)
  17. Since diabetes is not in my family but seemingly runs wild in their father's, how often should I have my sons checked? Should I be worried? (29 Mar 2002)
  18. I have type 2 diabetes, and I'm worried that my three year old daughter may have gotten diabetes from me. (15 Mar 2002)
  19. Are my kids at increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes? If so, how much of a risk? (13 Mar 2002)
  20. Is there any correlation between type 1 diabetes and a family history of thyroid problems? (10 Mar 2002)
  21. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 16 and my 25 year old fiance also has type 1 diabetes, diagnosed at the age of two. Is the chance that when and if we do have a child that the child will be born with or develop diabetes also? (24 Feb 2002)
  22. My dad has type 1 diabetes, my boyfriend has type 2 diabetes, and I recently gave birth to a little baby boy. How soon does he need to get a test for diabetes? (23 Jan 2002)
  23. My 15 year old niece was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and her grandfather has type 2 diabetes, could they be linked? (22 Jan 2002)
  24. My son and my nephew both have type 1 diabetes, but we have no family history. Is this genetic or is this one of those flukes of nature? (21 Jan 2002)
  25. How common is it for siblings to have type 1 diabetes with no family history of the disease? (4 Jan 2002)

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