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Research: Causes and Prevention from 2006

  1. Is there a link between children who have had pyloric stenosis and become diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? (20 Dec 2006)
  2. What do you think about giving my antibody positive son CinnaBetic II to help reduce the tax on his depleted beta cells? He has not yet developed diabetes. (13 Dec 2006)
  3. How does the mitochondria in a cell affect the pancreas causing diabetes? What does it do to affect it? (7 Dec 2006)
  4. Has there been any research done recently regarding the correlation between the onset of diabetes and the flu shot? (22 Nov 2006)
  5. Is it possible that my son's accidental adult dose of a Hepatitis A vaccine caused his diabetes? He was symptomatic 36 hours after the shot. (14 Nov 2006)
  6. Why is it that usually thin or normal weight individuals develop type 1 diabetes? Is it because they are making less insulin than overweight people? (9 Nov 2006)
  7. Is there any relationship between Rhogam shots given to a mother with a negative blood type and their child's diabetes? Do vaccinations cause type 1? (7 Nov 2006)
  8. What is your current opinion of paying to store umbilical cord blood for potential use in the future for treatment or cure of diabetes or other illness? (28 Oct 2006)
  9. Is there any known link between the use of steroids and the onset of type 1 diabetes? How about for type 2? (26 Oct 2006)
  10. Do food allergies or ITP put my son in a higher risk group for developing type 1? Is there a considerable connection from the food allergies and ITP to type 1 diabetes? (26 Oct 2006)
  11. My nephew was diagnosed with type 1 last week. What could have caused it? Was it caused by a virus or immunizations that he has already gotten? (9 Oct 2006)
  12. Since my three year old has type 1, is there a blood test that can be performed at birth to determine if my new baby will develop diabetes? (5 Oct 2006)
  13. Could my daughter's diabetes have been caused or triggered by mold in our home? (25 Jul 2006)
  14. I have taken my son to the doctor three times with symptoms, but his blood sugars are only sometimes elevated. How can I prevent the onset of type 1? (23 Jun 2006)
  15. My son's blood sugar was 145 mg/dl [8.1 mmol/L]. Is this normal? How can I prevent my kids from getting type 1? Is anyone trying to find a cure? (21 Jun 2006)
  16. Can just having formula for the first four to six months of an infant's life and the sweetness of the formula cause infantile diabetes? (21 Jun 2006)
  17. Have you had any children (or adults) whose hyperglycemia could be attributed to (6 Jun 2006)
  18. Have there been any studies done with regards to the relationship between gestational and type 1 diabetes in the children? (25 May 2006)
  19. Our two sons have type 1, yet our daughters don't. Why did the boys get diabetes and not the girls? Are the underlying causes of type 1 diabetes known? (3 Mar 2006)
  20. How many people with type 1 are positive for the autoantibodies that attack the beta cells? Do you also have to have the HLA gene? (21 Feb 2006)
  21. Is there any evidence that the taking of common antidepressants by pregnant women increase the chances of the child getting type 1 diabetes? (14 Feb 2006)
  22. Why is there no vaccine or other method to stop pancreatic beta cell destruction caused by the Coxsackie virus? (2 Feb 2006)
  23. Both of my children have type 1. There is no family history of the disease. Why do they have it? Will we ever understand how type 1 develops? (29 Jan 2006)

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