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  1. Our daughter, recently diagnosed, complains of much physical pain and behaves very poorly, with tantrums if things don't go her way. Is this related to diabetes? (31 Mar 2015)
  2. Diagnosed nine years ago, my daughter seems to be suffering from diabetes burnout, does not want to discuss it, seems sad at times. How can I help her? (28 Jan 2015)
  3. My daughter has had rage episodes to include aggressive, defiant and destructive behavior, either when very low or very high. Are these episodes related to her diabetes? (11 May 2014)
  4. How does one discipline a child with type 1 who also has ADHD? (14 Apr 2014)
  5. After an up and down night of blood sugars, my daughter could not communicate, as if her brain were malfunctioning. She was normal after several hours and tests. Is this common in long term diabetics? (1 Apr 2014)
  6. My teen son is lonely and depressed, has developed bad habits, including rage bolusing. He refuses to go to therapy. What do you recommend? (18 Jul 2013)
  7. My teenaged daughter's A1c is its highest. She often forgets to bolus and grazes a lot. Do all teens rebel against diabetes? How can I help her? (18 Jun 2013)
  8. My daughter has issues with hygiene, self-esteem, petty thefts, possibly depression, maybe related to her diabetes. Where can we find help for her? (5 Jun 2013)
  9. My teen son checks his blood sugar only once or twice a day, refuses to upload his numbers from the pump or get blood work, and will not discuss his diabetes with me. What should I do? (27 Mar 2013)
  10. My teen son says it is not fair to punish him for behavior that occurs when his blood sugar is quite elevated. Is there a specific blood sugar reading beyond which he cannot control his anger? (27 Feb 2013)
  11. My granddaughter lies about cheating with foods and has great swings in her blood sugars. She will not do her school work and does not care about anything. Where can we find help? (24 Jan 2013)
  12. Recently diagnosed, my daughter has been locking herself in her room and making a mess when she does not get her way. How can I discipline her without causing stress induced hypoglycemia? (20 Jun 2012)
  13. My teen son will not test before eating or going to bed; he just doesn't care any more, lies about his readings. How should I handle this? Is this normal? (1 May 2012)
  14. My 12-year-old son often forgets to bolus for his snacks. Is there a way to use his pump or iPod or something else to help remind him to do so? (28 Feb 2012)
  15. Because of medical neglect by her family, a child has been placed in my care. She has poor eating habits and has been in DKA several times. How can I get her to change her habits, take better care of herself? (14 Feb 2012)
  16. My daughter has been misbehaving--cutting her sister's hair, sneaking food, etc. Is this related to her diabetes or is it something else? (7 Feb 2012)
  17. Do you have any suggestions for discipline when dealing with highs? (28 Dec 2011)
  18. My son has been lying about his blood sugars, not checking, not bolusing properly, etc. What should I do to get him back on track? (20 Dec 2011)
  19. Six years after diagnosis, my teen daughter refuses to discuss her diabetes. She's had poor control for the last two years. How can she be persuaded to accept help? (27 Sep 2011)
  20. Since her diagnosis with type 1, my young daughter has been whiny, less cooperative and defiant at school. Can out of range blood sugars affect behavior? (30 Aug 2011)

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