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Research: Causes and Prevention from 1997

  1. Last night we saw a TV documentary. A research program had been initiated to confirm a link between cow's milk and diabetes. (28 Dec 97)
  2. The diagnosis seemed to come at the same time as his taking the medication Accutane for acne. (14 Dec 97)
  3. Where can I find research that discusses the link between viral infections and the onset of Type 1 diabetes? (12 Dec 97)
  4. We are interested in the prevention studies. When is diabetes considered to be prevented? (10 Dec 97)
  5. Are you aware of research that is going on regarding the MMR vaccination and the onset of type 1 diabetes in children? (4 Dec 97)
  6. How does someone contract diabetes? (28 Nov 97)
  7. My 13 year old son was diagnosed two months ago with Type 1 diabetes. There is no family history. (28 Nov 97)
  8. I just read about siblings being tested for relationship of measles vaccination and juvenile diabetes. (27 Nov 97)
  9. I tested negative for the ICA test last year. Do I need to get retested, and if so how often would I need to get that done? (27 Nov 97)
  10. There is absolutely no family history except his dog which is now 5.5 years old. Is there a correlation? Does the dog carry a virus? (18 Nov 97)
  11. Our three year old niece has been diagnosed with borderline diabetes. What can be done to prevent her from becoming diabetic? (16 Nov 97)
  12. Is there any information on the development of diabetes and how it progresses? Also are there any studies on prevention? (8 Nov 97)
  13. I have read a little about a BCG study being done. I'm looking for more information. (8 Nov 97)
  14. We have read that some suspected environmental and viral triggers linked to getting Type 1 diabetes have been identified. (30 Oct 97)
  15. My daughter was recently diagnosed. She has an identical twin. What is her sister's chance of getting diabetes? (4 Oct 97)
  16. If a person wishes to have an antibodies test, and does not fit into the "no-charge" category, how would he go about doing so? (25 Aug 97)
  17. During a consultation with a specialist, my daughter was told that environmental factors have much to do in diabetes. (9 Jul 97)
  18. I was wondering what significance geography plays in diabetes. (9 Jul 97)
  19. Please let me know if triglyceride levels play any part in diabetes. (6 Jul 97)
  20. Our five year old son suffered onset of diabetes two weeks ago. Ten months ago he received early all his age 5 immunizations. (24 Jun 97)
  21. Our daughter, age 20 months, was diagnosed at 15 months. What is the chance of having another child with diabetes? (1 Jun 97)
  22. It is possible to get diabetes because she had too many sweets when she was younger? (29 May 97)
  23. I have just heard that juvenile diabetes is caused by a virus. Is this possible? (26 May 97)
  24. Could the MMR vaccination have caused the destruction of the islet cells in her pancreas, resulting in IDDM? (10 May 97)
  25. What chromosome causes Type 1 diabetes, X or Y? And the dominant or recessive allele? (28 Apr 97)
  26. Is there any connection between the Epstein-Barr virus and diabetes in children? (3 Apr 97)
  27. Besides wanting to know how much of a role heredity plays, he has asked me to find him a very basic food conversion list. (29 Mar 97)
  28. Could exposure to pesticides cause diabetes? (28 Mar 97)
  29. I've had Type 1 diabetes for 26 years. My sister also was diagnosed with diabetes. My 7 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. (15 Mar 97)
  30. Approximately two years prior to this diagnosis he had an episode of elevated sugar which was attributed to the flu. (15 Mar 97)
  31. Does being overweight really add to the cause of diabetes? Why is that? (9 Mar 97)
  32. I have heard so much on the link between milk and diabetes. What is the current state of research? (23 Feb 97)
  33. Could you tell me about niacinamide? (11 Feb 97)
  34. I have a 6 and 8 year old and wonder if they should be tested. (3 Feb 97)
  35. Is diabetes recessive or dominant, and how is it inherited? (20 Jan 97)
  36. We gave our daughter (who doesn't have diabetes) the BCG vaccination at 9 months, and she continues to be autoantibody negative. (4 Jan 97)

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