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  1. Can people with diabetes use Epson Salts for soaking in a bath? (28 Dec 2002)
  2. Does my type 1 diabetes play a role in my child having IPEX disease? (27 Dec 2002)
  3. How will diabetes and thyroid disease affect my daughter's life expectancy? (27 Dec 2002)
  4. Can people with diabetes use foot spas? (16 Dec 2002)
  5. I have If I don't let the temperature get too high, can I use a paraffin wax bath on my feet at night? (16 Dec 2002)
  6. A covering doctor wrote a bunch of untrue statements about my daughter and myself. Who do you recommend for me to talk to? (13 Dec 2002)
  7. How do I tell an eight to ten year old about diabetes? (5 Dec 2002)
  8. Is soaking with sweat while sleeping at night a sign of low blood sugars? If so, what should we do? (30 Nov 2002)
  9. Is type 1 diabetes going to affect my son's height ? (27 Nov 2002)
  10. What do I say to my daughter when she cries, tells me she's sick of her diabetes, and asks if she going to have it forever? (23 Nov 2002)
  11. In someone who does not have diabetes, how high does the blood sugar go after eating an extremely high carb, sugary meal? (22 Nov 2002)
  12. I would like information on premature babies and diabetes and if there are support groups, etc. (21 Nov 2002)
  13. Am I out of line in being concerned? Am I out of line in talking with my partner's doctor? (18 Nov 2002)
  14. Is there any way I can assure my seven year old daughter about not going low at this time? (13 Nov 2002)
  15. How long does it take glucose to appear in the urine following an oral glucose dose in a fasting individual? (13 Nov 2002)
  16. Can my wife wear light compression socks? (13 Nov 2002)
  17. Could you please explain the differences between the terms glycosylation and glycation? (12 Nov 2002)
  18. Is it true that now-a-days children are more likely to get diabetes than adults? If so, why? (6 Nov 2002)
  19. In a person with diabetes, why can't the body regulate the lows itself and just need assistance for the highs? (4 Nov 2002)
  20. My father has type 2 diabetes, and his teeth are falling out. Doe this have anything to do with diabetes? (30 Oct 2002)
  21. My grandson, who has type 1 diabetes, needs to have four baby teeth pulled. Can this be a problem? (29 Oct 2002)
  22. What, if any, published statistics are available on the percentage of type 1 kids who contract some type of childhood cancer? (29 Oct 2002)
  23. When the beta cells are attacked, are the alpha cells (the ones that produce the glucagon) in the pancreas also affected? (24 Oct 2002)
  24. How many young people in the United States have diabetes? How many new cases are being diagnosed each year? (18 Oct 2002)
  25. Is a person with Hepatitis C (virtually symptom free) allowed to donate a kidney? (18 Oct 2002)
  26. What is the difference between ketones from starvation and ketones from high blood sugar? (17 Oct 2002)
  27. An appointment has been made for me because my A1c was abnormal, but I've already discussed my A1c with my doctor. (10 Oct 2002)
  28. What is the connection between thyroid disease and type 1 diabetes? What are the genetic risks for a new baby? (9 Oct 2002)
  29. Why would doctors not try to bring people to normal A1c levels? (1 Oct 2002)
  30. Could my diabetes have produced this false reading on an alcohol breathalyzer test? (25 Sep 2002)
  31. Since my 14 year old son was diagnosed, he "feels hot" most of the time and also sweats more than he did before. (25 Sep 2002)
  32. Could you please explain the mechanism of insulin resistance in type 1 diabetes? (23 Sep 2002)
  33. When my daughter was in DKA, an initial urine was positive for amphetamines, but repeats were negative. Why? (17 Sep 2002)
  34. I employ a person with newly diagnosed diabetes. What effect does working in the sun have on someone who has diabetes? (17 Sep 2002)
  35. Is it okay for my girlfriend to use a leg waxing product? (13 Sep 2002)
  36. Is there a"tattoo" for a child to wear that indicates when he is getting low? (10 Sep 2002)
  37. I was wondering if there are any diabetes research projects going on that I could donate some computer time to. (31 Aug 2002)
  38. My 13 year old girlfriend (who has type 1 diabetes) and I have heard unprofessional opinions on her life line. (20 Aug 2002)
  39. What is the current life expectancy averages for children with type 1 and also those with type 2 diabetes? (19 Aug 2002)
  40. My diabetes nurse told me that people with type 1 diabetes produce some insulin for 10 to 15 years after diagnosis. (17 Aug 2002)
  41. I need to prep for a colonoscopy, I have reactive hypoglycemia, and I need to know how to maintain stable blood sugar. (16 Aug 2002)
  42. My niece has diabetes and is having some major constipation problems. (16 Aug 2002)
  43. Is there a difference in the way ketones from diabetes, starvation ketones, and dehydration ketones affect the fetus? (13 Aug 2002)
  44. I am thinking about becoming an endocrinologist. What kind of schooling do you take to specialize in diabetes care? (12 Aug 2002)
  45. My eight year old daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a little over two years ago, has had a very bad body odor lately. (5 Aug 2002)
  46. I don't know how to reach my friend so she will stop feeling guilty about not being able to prevent her son's diabetes. (31 Jul 2002)
  47. What steps should I take now or after graduating as an RN to become a diabetes nurse educator? (27 Jul 2002)
  48. What follow-up lab tests that should be done on someone with type 2 diabetes? How often should they be done? (24 Jul 2002)
  49. Is there a way to know if over the counter urine glucose test strips are accurate? (24 Jul 2002)
  50. Should I feel comfortable in letting my doctor prescribe and monitor my diabetes or ask for a referral to a specialist? (22 Jul 2002)
  51. I told my son I felt confident that there would be a cure for diabetes within the next ten years. Do you think this is a good idea? (12 Jul 2002)
  52. I want to see an endocrinologist since I'm not comfortable with my family doctor, and I am not getting direct answers to my questions. (10 Jul 2002)
  53. How do I talk about diabetes to a group of 8-12 year old children? (3 Jul 2002)
  54. What would the life expectancy be for someone who gets type 1 diabetes at age 10? (3 Jul 2002)
  55. We want to donate money for research, but not to organizations funding research using embryonic stem cells. Does one exist? (27 Jun 2002)
  56. I believe the deaths of two children were due to lack of education of the medical professionals to even suspect diabetes. (26 Jun 2002)
  57. Could diabetes have anything to do with the feeling that bugs are crawling on you, and could it feel like they're biting you? (25 Jun 2002)
  58. My 20 month old nephew was just diagnosed with diabetes yesterday, and I was wondering how serious this really is. (21 Jun 2002)
  59. I was told by my doctor that there is a program to donate used meters to disadvantaged children overseas. (20 Jun 2002)
  60. Do children with diabetes have any problems with fat metabolism that might tie into producing high blood sugars? (19 Jun 2002)
  61. Have you heard of a Hypoalarm to warn a person if the blood sugar level is incorrect? Where can you buy one? (7 Jun 2002)
  62. Can ketones appear with low blood sugars ? Do they have the same significance as ketones from high blood sugar? (7 Jun 2002)
  63. I have not started my period, and I am worried I will not go through puberty. How will my sugar levels affect my developing? (4 Jun 2002)
  64. If I do test positive for diabetes am I excluded as a kidney donor? (4 Jun 2002)
  65. Do you know why so many people think children can outgrow type 1 diabetes? (28 May 2002)
  66. My daughter does not have optimal control, and her doctor has one answer for everything, "diabetes is very complicated". (25 May 2002)
  67. Is it necessary to tell my daughter's dentist and orthodontist that she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? (15 May 2002)
  68. How do you use a pattern management flow sheet? (13 May 2002)
  69. My 15 year old son, who has type 1 diabetes, has a BB lodged in his head, and the surgeon recommends we do nothing. (9 May 2002)
  70. My mom wants to cream her feet to prevent calluses but tape won't stick to the creamed area. Any suggestions? (7 May 2002)
  71. I'm scared because I'm afraid my doctor may have misdiagnosed me, isn't very receptive, and isn't answering my questions. (6 May 2002)
  72. Aside from the social contribution I've been told donating blood is healthy for you, so I've continued. Is it? (6 May 2002)
  73. Everyone who tries seems to have difficulty drawing my blood from a vein. Is this common? Is it a sign of some other problem? (18 Apr 2002)
  74. Do you have any information about people with diabetes donating plasma? (8 Apr 2002)
  75. Diabetes is mentioned as a possible contributor to ergonomics injury when people with it use computers on a daily basis. Could you please provide justification? (8 Apr 2002)
  76. Are there any negative effects for someone with diabetes from donating blood or plasma? (3 Apr 2002)
  77. Today, my 10 year old daughter was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. How do I get her involved with her treatment? (1 Apr 2002)
  78. My 15 year old son's growth has slowed down. How common is this? What can be done to help him? (28 Mar 2002)
  79. My 15 year old son has always grown very slowly. Is there a condition that you are aware of which inhibits growth? (28 Mar 2002)
  80. What effects can diabetes have on a child's all round development? (26 Mar 2002)
  81. What is the difference (if there is one) between increased insulin resistance and decreased insulin sensitivity? (26 Mar 2002)
  82. Is it unreasonable to expect a return call from the diabetes team within 24 hours? (24 Mar 2002)
  83. Does the soccer league have the right to keep my daughter from wearing her pump while playing? (18 Mar 2002)
  84. Recent lab work shows I have low magnesium, calcium, and anion gap level. How do the levels affect me? How are they related to my blood sugar control? (9 Mar 2002)
  85. What can an endocrinologist do for me? What should I expect? (1 Mar 2002)
  86. Is it hopeless to assume that I, as a person with type 1diabetes, would ever be considered as a live organ donor? (1 Mar 2002)
  87. My daughter is having shaky episodes in school during one particular subject only which is not related to hypoglycemia. Can you explain why this occurs? (28 Feb 2002)
  88. My daughter showed high levels of blood acetone in the emergency room, and I was told it could be that she was using inhalants of some kind, or she could have diabetes. (26 Feb 2002)
  89. At what point in a child's care do you think it is appropriate to send them home after initial diagnosis? (26 Feb 2002)
  90. What are some of the emotional concerns related to a nine year old with diabetes that I may need to address with her in our individual sessions? (23 Feb 2002)
  91. Is there any way I can download the data from my One Touch Ultra to a MacIntosh computer? (22 Feb 2002)
  92. Is there are direct correlation between diabetes and premature gray hair? (20 Feb 2002)
  93. I would love to find a way to use my health background and my experiences with diabetes in my new career. Any suggestions? (20 Feb 2002)
  94. My little sister (13 years old) is about a foot and a half shorter than everyone in her class. Is this common? (9 Feb 2002)
  95. Is there any danger in having a low WBC? Is this related to type 1 diabetes? (24 Jan 2002)
  96. Could being punched in the tummy, damage the pancreas any more than it is? (23 Jan 2002)
  97. I have to write about diabetes and personality, but I just can't find books or articles. I need to know if there are materials for this research. (20 Jan 2002)
  98. What is the best explanation about getting diabetes I can give a five year old? What books would be helpful? (19 Jan 2002)
  99. Why would it be bad for someone with diabetes to go on a roller coaster? (19 Jan 2002)
  100. What kind of effects would glucose tablets have on someone without diabetes? (18 Jan 2002)
  101. Can the memory of the helicopter ride to the children's hospital be possible four years later from when my son was only 11 months old at the time? (18 Jan 2002)
  102. Do blood sugar readings change during the menstrual cycle? (18 Jan 2002)
  103. My was arrested, and the police wanted him to remove his pump and not be allowed to keep glucose tablets with him. (11 Jan 2002)
  104. I am a 21 year old male who has type 1 diabetes, enquiring about the risks of taking a weight gain product. (8 Jan 2002)
  105. I have several questions about my diabetes. (7 Jan 2002)
  106. Will the fact that my son developed diabetes at such a young age have a greater impact his long term health? How rare is such an early diagnosis? (6 Jan 2002)
  107. I've kept a log of my eight year old daughter's numbers which I would like to compare with those of an average eight year old who doesn't have diabetes. (4 Jan 2002)

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