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  1. My half-Finnish daughter has had type 1 for seven years. She has several related autoimmune issues. When she is in Finland visiting relatives, are there any studies in which she could participate? (8 Aug 2012)
  2. My four-year-old tested positive for three autoantibodies and her glucose tolerance test result was impaired. My five-year-old tested positive for two autoantibodies. How high are their risks are of developing type 1? (12 Oct 2011)
  3. After four years with type 1, my six-year-old son has an A1c around 6. He experiences lows about three or four times a week. Are such lows intrinsically harmful? (5 Jan 2011)
  4. I have heard that blood sugar fluctuations can cause long term damage. What is the latest research on this? Are blood swings just as detrimental as high A1cs? (8 Dec 2010)
  5. Have any autistic children been in the Diamyd study? Are my son's ADHD and learning dissorder considered neurological disorders? (27 Sep 2010)
  6. I have three children with type 1. Do you know of any research studies, ongoing or not, about multiple children being diagnosed? (15 Sep 2010)
  7. Is anyone researching into a link between ADD and type 1 diabetes? (10 Aug 2010)
  8. I have a son with type 1 and a daughter with Crohn's. Is there a chance that my daughter with Crohn's can also get diabetes and that my son with diabetes can also develop Crohn's? (8 Jul 2010)
  9. The pediatrician suspects my son is in the beginning stages of type 1 and suggested a follow-up check in three months. Is there something we should do at this point? (25 Jan 2010)
  10. Like many with type 1, my young son tested negative for antibodies. Why is it that some type 1s do not have antibodies at diagnosis? (24 Jul 2009)
  11. Can you tell me the latest on the closed loop pump? What can you tell me about the injection site that's like a pump, but doesn't have the attachment to a pump? (15 Dec 2008)
  12. Is there any evidence that Zocor protects the beta cells from further damage in newly onset type 1 diabetes? (23 Sep 2008)
  13. Where can I find articles to support the theory that people with diabetes have a higher pain tolerance than those without the disease? (21 Jan 2008)
  14. My daughter tested positive for insulin IgG antibodies, but negative for other antibodies. What does this mean? Is she still producing insulin, but destroying it at the same time? (9 Aug 2007)
  15. I wonder how your team can be confident there is no relationship between ADHD, dopamine and insulin levels. Could it be this has not been studied? (24 Jun 2007)
  16. My daughter has had diabetes since birth. Will she have to take insulin forever? Is there any other possible treatment? (5 Jun 2007)
  17. Does it make any sense to try using oral insulin instead of injections for type 1? (27 Apr 2007)
  18. How can we find out if our son's diabetes is one caused by a genetic mutation? Our son was diagnosed in August 2006 at the age of three. (15 Mar 2007)
  19. When an autoimmune attack takes place on the endocrine pancreas, are the alpha cells also destroyed? What cells make amylin? (17 Feb 2007)
  20. Is it really "safe" for small children with diabetes to run high blood sugars? (16 Feb 2007)

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