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My young teen daughter’s eyebrows are thinning. How can I help them grow? Is this because of her diabetes?

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Intermittent high blood sugars in 5 year old.

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Should we be dosing for the antibiotic our daughter is taking for a sinus infection? Her blood sugar has been elevated despite adjusting her insulin to carbohydrate ratio.

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My grandson had a seizure in the middle of the night that scared us all. How do we prevent this from happening again? I cannot sleep, fear a repeat incident.

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I’ve had type 1 for 19 years. I have developed posterior subcapsular cataract in both eyes. How long until this affects my vision? Are the results of cataract surgery for people with diabetes generally favorable in the absence of diabetic retinopathy?

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I have one daughter with type 1 and one with JIA and Ehler-Danlos. I have PCOS and their father has hemochromatosis. Should I have my second daughter’s GAD tested? Is she at higher risk for type 1 diabetes?

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My daughter’s school keeps marking her absences “unexcused” when she is out ill or is sent home with high blood sugars. Are they allowed to do this?

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Just diagnosed, my teen daughter’s blood work indicated high GAD, extremely high Anti-thyroid Peroxidase AB and high Thyroglobulin. Are these related to type 1 or some other disease?

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My daughter has intermittent high blood sugars, with symptoms, yet had no antibodies, and an acceptable A1c. Can type 1 develop slowly? The doctor has not yet diagnosed type 1, is unsure what is going on. Should we get a second opinion from a different endocrinologist?

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Just diagnosed, my adult son takes insulin for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but what should he do for evening/dinner insulin if he has a late breakfast and lunch, skips dinner?

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