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Other Illnesses from 2002

  1. If someone who has diabetes doesn't have good control of it, can diabetes cause little bumps around the vagina and anus? (25 Dec 2002)
  2. How common is a fatty liver is common in people with diabetes? Can it lead to anything serious? (13 Dec 2002)
  3. My son started experiencing high sugar levels with severe symptoms including hallucinating about a "cat". (9 Dec 2002)
  4. What is the cause of numbness in my hands? Is it related to my diabetes or something else? (5 Dec 2002)
  5. Are my green urine and rib cage twitching related to the diabetes? If so, what is the significance? (29 Nov 2002)
  6. I would like to know more about the autoimmune process as well as the relationship with other endocrine diseases. (27 Nov 2002)
  7. Is it possible the infections could be due to a higher concentration of glucose in my partner's semen? (26 Nov 2002)
  8. Could the bladder infection be the cause my irregular periods? (25 Nov 2002)
  9. We feel that these seizures are somehow caused by Ultralente, but the endocrinologist does not think they are diabetes related. (25 Nov 2002)
  10. Is it likely that the numbness was caused by the undiagnosed diabetes? (24 Nov 2002)
  11. My daughter has been seen by a pediatrician for stomach pain, muscle cramping, constipation, headaches, and general illness. (22 Nov 2002)
  12. We have been told that her right side of my mother's pancreas is not working. What can be done for mom to live? (21 Nov 2002)
  13. My daughter had a normal for age haemoglobin nut low ferritin, iron, and iron saturation levels. Should this issue be addressed? (21 Nov 2002)
  14. Is my itchy bum related to diabetes? Is it a nerve problem? (18 Nov 2002)
  15. Could be the metformin actually be causing all the hair loss? (13 Nov 2002)
  16. Could a person with type 1 diabetes who has seizures from the sugar getting low develop full-blown epilepsy as result? (12 Nov 2002)
  17. Is there a connection between type 1 diabetes and underdeveloped genitals? Is there any beneficial hormonal treatment? (12 Nov 2002)
  18. How do Bardet-Biedl syndrome and diabetes interact? (11 Nov 2002)
  19. Could my daughter's problems be related to my gestational diabetes? (11 Nov 2002)
  20. Do you think that my son has something serious in his sexual area? (6 Nov 2002)
  21. I have been getting major muscle cramps throughout my whole body and went to different doctors, but got no help. (4 Nov 2002)
  22. My 15 year old daughter has developed a sunken or depressed quarter-sized flat spot on the left side of her head. (4 Nov 2002)
  23. My daughter has been unable to put weight on her foot, her glucose levels are a little high due, and I am concerned. (31 Oct 2002)
  24. It is frustrating to go to all the effort and still have a high blood sugar, and I seem to have stumped my doctor. (17 Oct 2002)
  25. Has anyone ever complained about their tongue? (17 Oct 2002)
  26. Why is my friend forming calcium? What is the solution? (16 Oct 2002)
  27. What is the name of the disease/syndrome that is associated with type 1 diabetes in which the child is not growing properly? (9 Oct 2002)
  28. My husband, who weighs about 600 pounds, has trouble breathing, and they cannot do a scan because of his size. (3 Oct 2002)
  29. Are infected blisters common in people with diabetes? Will I just keep having them? (3 Oct 2002)
  30. Why is my son having recurring pneumonia? Is this a by-product of having type 1 diabetes? (25 Sep 2002)
  31. Should I expect my daughter to get this sick every time she has a yeast infection? Who should I go to for further help? (16 Sep 2002)
  32. Is it possible that these nerve problems are connected to my diabetes? (13 Sep 2002)
  33. What is the statistical chance of a child getting both type 1 diabetes and childhood nephrotic syndrome? (9 Sep 2002)
  34. Does my six year old child's type 1 diabetes effectively place her at great risk if exposed to the West Nile virus? (31 Aug 2002)
  35. Is there a connection between the kidney disease and the diabetes? (30 Aug 2002)
  36. What prescription drugs can elevate blood glucose levels? (26 Aug 2002)
  37. Are my granddaughters more prone to develop other autoimmune diseases? (26 Aug 2002)
  38. The medical team seems quite happy to call it an ongoing virus, but a lot of symptoms show no signs of leaving. (23 Aug 2002)
  39. Could diabetes cause bronchiectasis due to a low body immune system? (22 Aug 2002)
  40. My four year old daughter, diagnosed with type 1 a few weeks ago and is in very good control, has a constantly itching back. (21 Aug 2002)
  41. What could be cause of this sudden downturn as all these years his diabetes was very well controlled? (21 Aug 2002)
  42. How dangerous is the West Nile virus for a child with diabetes on insulin? (20 Aug 2002)
  43. Is a person with diabetes more likely to have a problem with the West Nile virus if bitten by insect that carries it? (18 Aug 2002)
  44. Will losing the excess weight get rid of the hair? (6 Aug 2002)
  45. How many autoimmune diseases can one person have? (5 Aug 2002)
  46. My husband has prostate cancer which has spread. Could high blood sugars affect the cancer? (29 Jul 2002)
  47. Does a person with an autoimmune disease run the risk of developing other autoimmune diseases? (29 Jul 2002)
  48. Is there anything that can be done to reverse my daughter's adrenal insufficiency and primary ovarian failure? (28 Jul 2002)
  49. My doctor said I just have 'floaters', but what is damaging my sight and why isn't it getting better? (28 Jul 2002)
  50. My husband has blood in his urine, and we would like to know what is this caused from. (27 Jul 2002)
  51. Could my husband's mouth problem be a side effect of his insulin or diabetes? (27 Jul 2002)
  52. Is the diabetes causing all of the infection symptoms? Can we expect my daughter to have chronic symptoms of infection? (27 Jul 2002)
  53. What are the chances of developing diabetes if you tested positive for celiac disease? (25 Jul 2002)
  54. Is this a sign that my daughter is going high between the times that we test her? (10 Jul 2002)
  55. Is it normal to still have a swollen foot a year after an injury? (6 Jul 2002)
  56. Our eight and a half year old daughter has extremely brittle toe nails on both feet. Any suggestions? (5 Jul 2002)
  57. Is my daughter in danger of hearing loss or worse from these chronic infections? Is her blood sugar the culprit in this situation? (29 Jun 2002)
  58. Is heat stroke common with type 1 diabetes? (27 Jun 2002)
  59. I am now getting very concerned that none of my daughter's problems have gone away, and nothing has been found. (26 Jun 2002)
  60. Does celiac cause constipation? If my daughter, has it, what is the normal course of action? (26 Jun 2002)
  61. Are my hypogonadism and diabetes connected? (23 Jun 2002)
  62. My friend's two and a half year old daughter was diagnosed with a fatty acid oxidation (FAO) disorder, and I have several questions. (19 Jun 2002)
  63. Is there any other treatment for high triglycerides besides a low-fat, no sugar diet? (12 Jun 2002)
  64. Should I intervene and have my mother transferred to a cardiac care unit? (11 Jun 2002)
  65. My daughter, who has had type 1 diabetes for five years, used to have long hair, but now it is breaking off. What should we do? (9 Jun 2002)
  66. Could my diabetes have produced the positive ANA reading? (8 Jun 2002)
  67. I think I may have PCOS with insulin resistance and have several questions. (5 Jun 2002)
  68. I heard if your adrenal glands are out of whack, your blood sugars could be out of whack. Is there a test to see? (3 Jun 2002)
  69. Is there a link between strabismus that developed six months after diagnosis of type 1 diabetes? (3 Jun 2002)
  70. Does diabetes mean that my son's new kidney is no longer working properly? (21 May 2002)
  71. Can there be an association between my son's diabetes and the absence seizure? (18 May 2002)
  72. My 24 year old daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes nearly three years ago, feels tired all of the time. (18 May 2002)
  73. Should I have my nine year old son tested for diabetes? (16 May 2002)
  74. Can woman with type 1 diabetes get PCOS? If I am concerned about having PCOS, what tests should I ask to have done? (15 May 2002)
  75. In the middle of every month and a few days before my period, I develop pain, but once my period starts I'm usually okay. (8 May 2002)
  76. What is the best course of action to get rid of the wart on the bottom of my son's foot? (30 Apr 2002)
  77. My finger tips get really dry and split open. Are these wounds something for me to worry about? (29 Apr 2002)
  78. I have noticed my teeth breaking apart for about a year and a half now. Does this have anything to do with my diabetes? (21 Apr 2002)
  79. Is it possible my daughter could have some lower intestine damage from diabetes? Do you think it might be caused by diabetes? (20 Apr 2002)
  80. What is causing the itching? Can you give me some advice on how to relieve it? (18 Apr 2002)
  81. My mother in-law's doctor suspects a hiatus hernia but is not 100% sure. Could you advise of any other possibilities? (13 Apr 2002)
  82. Can anyone tell me why my eyes are constantly watering? What can I do to stop this? (13 Apr 2002)
  83. I have had a problem with uncontrollable sweating since my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes just over a year ago. (8 Apr 2002)
  84. What would the end result of a worn out liver look like in diabetes? Can niacinamide hurt my son's liver in the long run? (2 Apr 2002)
  85. My son usually passes two to three stools in a day, a course of de-worming him has shown very little improvement, and his stool test was normal. Any advice? (30 Mar 2002)
  86. My friend's lymph nodes are very swollen, and she gets tired very easily, but she had multiple blood tests done, and everything is negative. (29 Mar 2002)
  87. Can you explain the hormone relationship to hair growth or loss? (25 Mar 2002)
  88. Is there any information regarding migraines, headaches and diabetes? (24 Mar 2002)
  89. I was put on high dose prednison and have problems which I don't know are actually my fault or the medication. Can you help? (23 Mar 2002)
  90. My seven year old had extremely high insulin and cortisone levels so her doctor referred her to an endocrinologist. What causes this? (17 Mar 2002)
  91. Should the doctor have lanced my sister's wound? Was the prescription of an antibiotic proper? (14 Mar 2002)
  92. My four year old son, who has diabetes, complains of headaches and stomachaches enough to be concerned about it. I wonder if something else is going on. (12 Mar 2002)
  93. Does this sound like a hypoglycemic incident? (8 Mar 2002)
  94. My eight year old child has a cyst on one of her kidneys, and she has just tested positive for coeliac disease. What might the repercussions of this be? (7 Mar 2002)
  95. My son started off with two to three seizures a month, but this past week, he's had one a day. Could low blood sugar be his problem? (6 Mar 2002)
  96. A good friend's daughter was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and she has been experiencing pain which the doctor associated with an inflamed liver. Is this normal? (4 Mar 2002)
  97. My son developed this "twitching" nervous tic 'thing" about the same time as his diagnosis of diabetes, and my concern is that it keeps getting worse. (1 Mar 2002)
  98. My daughter has been losing her vision for several minutes, and she is starting to get huge knots on the back of her legs. I am very concerned. What could this mean? (28 Feb 2002)
  99. Is there a relationship between low magnesium levels and type 1 diabetes? What causes this? How does this low level affect me? (25 Feb 2002)
  100. Are my girlfriend's cold extremities related to her diabetes? (21 Feb 2002)
  101. My son is developing white spots on his forearms and there appears to be a loss of pigmentation. Is this related to his diabetes? (21 Feb 2002)
  102. I was wondering if the boils could be related to diabetes, or another blood sugar disorder. (19 Feb 2002)
  103. My four year old, who has had type 1 diabetes for a year and a half, was just recently also diagnosed with celiac disease. (15 Feb 2002)
  104. The doctor said my mother's high blood sugars are because of the sinus infection. Could this be so? (13 Feb 2002)
  105. We are trying to locate an over-the-counter decongestant approved for people with diabetes, but can't seem to find one. Is there such a thing? (11 Feb 2002)
  106. My 11 year old daughter has had a fever of unknown origin Have you heard of people developing allergies to insulin? (2 Feb 2002)
  107. Can this acid reflux be related to having diabetes so long? (26 Jan 2002)
  108. Can you tell me whether blood sugar and growth hormone are ever related? (24 Jan 2002)
  109. Is this because of an allergic reaction to the insulin or something? (13 Jan 2002)
  110. Are tics related to diabetes? (9 Jan 2002)
  111. What is cerebellar vermal atrophy ? Why is this associated with diabetes, and subsequently, learning disabilities? (8 Jan 2002)
  112. Is there any chance that my daughter's headaches and nausea could be due the type of insulin she is on? (2 Jan 2002)

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