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Other Illnesses from 2004

  1. Can the early stages of Goodpasture Syndrome be confused with diabetes? (6 Oct 2004)
  2. What is "diabetes septa?" I am not sure I am spelling this correctly, but it's what my child may have. His urine is "concentrated." (21 Aug 2004)
  3. How common is polyendocrine failure? Is there a way to determine if my children's immune systems are attacking other organs? (20 Aug 2004)
  4. My girlfriend has been having a series of infections and pain. She keeps getting conflicting information from doctors and isn't eating well. How can I help her? (16 Jul 2004)
  5. My son has abdominal pain and a fever. The ER suspects mononucleosis, but the tests were inconclusive. What do you think the problem is? (5 Jul 2004)
  6. Could sudden numbness/tingling in one hand, pain in the toes and very high levels of protein in the urine be diabetes? Or, could it be lupus? (30 Jun 2004)
  7. My daughter has recurrent fever episodes and respiratory problems. When ill, her blood and urine glucoses are high. Might she have diabetes? (4 Jun 2004)
  8. Is it possible to get mononucleosis more than once? Might my son have it again because his immune system is compromised by having type 1? (4 Jun 2004)
  9. My six year old has been diagnosed with ketotic hypoglycemia. Her insulin level was 91 after an oral glucose tolderance test. Why is this? (2 Jun 2004)
  10. I have diabetes, as well as a brittle bone and bleeding disorders. Can I test my blood sugar without blood? Should I be able to use a pump? (27 May 2004)
  11. What are the long term effects of the drug Lipitor on children? Is there a safer way to lower her LDL? (2 Apr 2004)
  12. Is there any safe drug for hypertension that does not cause erectile dysfunction? (29 Mar 2004)
  13. My son has had a stomach virus with vomiting and diarrhea, possibly a Rotavirus. Why have his blood sugars remained low during this illness? (29 Mar 2004)
  14. How do Graves disease and lupus affect my daughter's diabetes? Or, how does the diabetes affect Graves and lupus? (19 Mar 2004)
  15. Is there a relationship between myasthenia gravis and type 1 diabetes? (7 Mar 2004)
  16. My daughter was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, then pancreatitis. Is there a way to find out which she really has? (4 Mar 2004)
  17. I would like to know if there is any relation between diabetes and the cancer and with hypothyroidism, because I have all of them at once. (12 Feb 2004)
  18. My overweight daughter continues to urinate every hour; could she have hypoglycemia? (9 Feb 2004)
  19. His blood is showing moderate levels of microcytes, slight poikilocytosis, few schistocytes, hypocromasia, burr cells and tear drop cells. (9 Feb 2004)
  20. Should I pursue the use of Glucophage for my 10 year old daughter who suffers cyclic vomiting and headaches? (8 Feb 2004)
  21. They sent us home with diagnosis of gastroenteritis and dehydration. His last blood test showed 255 mg/dl. (6 Feb 2004)
  22. My grandfather has an extremely bad itch from head to toe everyday for extended periods of time. (31 Jan 2004)
  23. My six-year-old son seemed to recover pretty fast from the infection, but his sensitivity to insulin has changed. (25 Jan 2004)
  24. Is there any obvious diabetes-related reason for her illness other than an allergy to medicine? (25 Jan 2004)
  25. They said he may have a hemoglobin variant, or some kind of anemia shortening the life of the red blood cell. (25 Jan 2004)
  26. Is it possible for my son to have gastroparesis after only two and one half years with diabetes? (25 Jan 2004)
  27. My four-year-old daughter has type 1 diabetes. She has been having trouble with chronic yeast infections. (13 Jan 2004)
  28. Do any of you have any experience dealing with this combination of type 1 diabetes, AML, and the pump? (11 Jan 2004)
  29. My son was diagnosed with Ketotic Hypoglycemia. My pediatrician feels he will become a diabetic. Are the two related? (8 Jan 2004)
  30. I caught him as he was starting to have a seizure his blood glucose level was 40. (7 Jan 2004)
  31. My daughter has fainting spells. I have had test after test and they keep coming back normal. Could she have hypoglycemia? (5 Jan 2004)
  32. Is it possible to have other tests, or could the symptoms be due to something else? (2 Jan 2004)
  33. When a child is sick with a cough and the flu, is it possible that there will be sugar in the urine? (1 Jan 2004)

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