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  1. Does infusion site location affect the delivery of insulin? My daughter just had a weekend of lows after moving her pump site from her arm to her abdomen. (13 Mar 2018)
  2. 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. (14 Mar 2017)
  3. If a Lantus injection were injected directly into a vein, could the Lantus start working immediately and cause a person to go low? (1 Sep 2016)
  4. Working in a pizza place, our teen son is not hungry after work and is having overnight lows. Should he find a different job? (25 Aug 2016)
  5. How many glucagon kits should an active teen have? Can a doctor write a prescription for more than one kit per patient? (28 Oct 2015)
  6. Is it normal for a child with diabetes to experience shaking of his/her body with his/her eyes rolled back? (14 Mar 2015)
  7. After a bout with strep, my teen daughter has been having recurrent lows, despite less insulin. Various tests have been normal. What else could be causing the lows? (11 Dec 2014)
  8. During a roller coaster ride, my teen son's Revel pump delivered a maximum bolus dose causing a hypoglycemic seizure. How are the safety features of the Animas Ping and the t:slim? (19 Feb 2014)
  9. After three years with diabetes, my son is experiencing lows for which he needs a ton of carbohydrates. I have had to eliminate fast acting insulin. What could be causing this? (11 Feb 2014)
  10. Why does my daughter have low blood sugars if she has not needed insulin since the first week after her diagnosis seven months ago? (5 Sep 2013)
  11. I have diabetes and am worried my children will get it. So, I checked my son's blood sugar when he was acting "off." It was actually low. How concerned should I be? (28 Aug 2013)
  12. After my insurance changed me from Apidra to Humalog, I began experiencing nighttime seizures. Have you heard of others who are extra sensitive to Humalog? (30 Jul 2013)
  13. In the past eight months, our daughter has been having occasional troubling night time lows. We have been able to avoid glucagon, but she has been in a seizure-like state. Are such episodes common? (11 Jun 2013)
  14. My teen son required several treatments for a low blood sugar two days ago. Since then, his blood sugars have been running higher than usual. Does this signify the end of the honeymoon? (30 Apr 2013)
  15. Is there any link between hypoglycemia and undiagnosed type 1 diabetes? (8 Apr 2013)
  16. My son sleeps better when I give him cornstarch in his bottle. Why is it helpful? We have checked his blood sugars intermittently and they were in range. (17 Apr 2012)
  17. Are headaches brought on by low blood sugar common? How can they be prevented? (31 Jan 2012)
  18. Can someone with type 1 see a drop in serum potassium level after an insulin injection? Would they suffer any organ damage from a persistent low in which they remain conscious? (8 Nov 2011)
  19. I experienced a low blood sugar within minutes of injecting Lantus. I consumed a granola bar and 130 grams of juice/soda, then breakfast. Could I have hit a vein? (23 Aug 2011)
  20. Is it common for someone to take a nap after experiencing hypoglycemia? During the nap, the blood sugar is in the normal range. (16 Aug 2011)

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