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Research: Causes and Prevention from 1998

  1. My 4 year old son was recently diagnosed with pre-clinical diabetes. (31 Dec 1998)
  2. My daughter was diagnosed type 1 at the age of 16 months. I have heard that people with type A blood group are more likely to develop diabetes. (29 Dec 1998)
  3. Is there any higher incidence of juvenile diabetes in areas with chlorinated water? (11 Dec 1998)
  4. My son was diagnosed one year ago at age 3. Within one month, my neighbor's son was diagnosed. (6 Dec 1998)
  5. What are the causes of type 2 diabetes, and how can you avoid getting it? (16 Nov 1998)
  6. If we were to have children what, if anything, could we do to prevent them from getting diabetes? (7 Nov 1998)
  7. Is stress a cause of diabetes? (1 Nov 1998)
  8. My 2 and a half year old was diagnosed 3 weeks ago. The Navy had administered a typhoid and Hepatitis A vaccine. (26 Oct 1998)
  9. My doctor believes I contracted the disease by having the chickenpox 6 months ago; could this be possible? (26 Oct 1998)
  10. My daughter has been diabetic for five months. I have read about niacinamide. Should I give this to her? (16 Oct 1998)
  11. Would you recommend the other children having the test to check their antibodies? (9 Oct 1998)
  12. Could diabetes be prevented by following a balanced diet? (30 Sep 1998)
  13. What is the "real" latest information about nicotinamide? (30 Sep 1998)
  14. Could dioxin be a contributing cause to our high rate of diabetes? (15 Sep 1998)
  15. What are anti-gad antibodies? (13 Sep 1998)
  16. My 8 year old daughter just tested positive to the Islet Cell Antibodies. (25 Aug 1998)
  17. I have seen a lot of questions on your site referring to BCG vaccinations being researched to see if it helps prevent diabetes. (25 Aug 1998)
  18. My wife got Type 1 when she was pregnant. Why did she get diabetes? (5 Aug 1998)
  19. My question is regarding the rumors I have heard regarding cows' milk and the increased incidence of Type 1 diabetes. (27 Jul 1998)
  20. My husband wants to have our four year old checked for antibodies to see if he might be pre-diabetic. (18 Jul 1998)
  21. I recently obtained an article which advocates the use of Niacinamide to prevent the onset of diabetes. (4 Jul 1998)
  22. Is there anything I could or should not do to help prevent my son from ever getting this disease? (17 Jun 1998)
  23. One of my friends asked me if you could get diabetes by your blood accidently mixing with a diabetic's blood. (12 Jun 1998)
  24. I noticed in a previous question you indicated there were environmental factors that contributed to diabetes. (12 Jun 1998)
  25. I have a son who was diagnosed seven months ago. Two other children within 2 miles were diagnosed. (7 Jun 1998)
  26. I belong to a school nurse list group. One posting was talking about a possible link between the HIB immunization and diabetes. (5 Jun 1998)
  27. Is there a correlation between prednisone and the onset of Type 1 diabetes? (5 Jun 1998)
  28. Is there any research that has examined parental smoking in relation to Type 1 diabetes in their children? (31 May 1998)
  29. I have a 9 year old son. Is there anything I could or should not do to help prevent him from ever getting this disease? (24 May 1998)
  30. I have read many responses regarding the MMR and IDDM, I still have many lingering questions. (23 May 1998)
  31. What is diabetic gastroparesis and what can be done about it? (22 Apr 1998)
  32. Could you please tell more about a blood test which can detect diabetes in a future baby? (20 Apr 1998)
  33. Is research being done to see if Heliobactor Pylori, which can cause a stomach ulcer, plays any role in diabetes? (18 Apr 1998)
  34. I had diabetes when I was pregnant. Does this put my child at a higher risk of getting diabetes? (16 Apr 1998)
  35. My question is actually about my newborn daughter. What can I do to possibly prevent it from "triggering" again? (10 Apr 1998)
  36. The doctors had our son and daughter tested for ICA antibodies. Our son's test was positive. What does this mean? (10 Apr 1998)
  37. Is it true that we can do nothing to prevent the onset of Type 1 diabetes? (7 Apr 1998)
  38. Has any research been done on the possible link between adverse reactions to the DPT vaccination and diabetes? (1 Apr 1998)
  39. My son was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes and Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Do you think the arthritis triggered the diabetes? (30 Mar 1998)
  40. How many newborns are testing positive for ISA's, and what does this positive test mean as far as getting IDDM? (27 Mar 1998)
  41. Is there anything we should do to try and prevent our younger daughter from developing diabetes? (16 Mar 1998)
  42. Has any research been done on the possible link between adverse reactions to the DPT vaccination and diabetes? (8 Mar 1998)
  43. Is diabetes considered infectious? (7 Mar 1998)
  44. What is the protocol for screening children if there is a family history of diabetes? (7 Mar 1998)
  45. I saw a show that talked about the connection between diabetes and the timing of various childhood vaccinations. (7 Mar 1998)
  46. In our neighborhood, there are three houses in a row and three children with diabetes. (3 Mar 1998)
  47. I have read about the use of nicotinamide to prolong the honeymoon period. (28 Feb 1998)
  48. We learned of a 10-year research project which is exploring a possible link between dairy products and Type 1 diabetes. (13 Jan 98)
  49. What, if any, studies have been done on the correlation between Type 1 and breastfeeding? (2 Jan 98)

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