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  1. During an endoscopy, the doctor determined that I might have gastroparesis. What can you tell me about this condition and its therapy? (5 May 2015)
  2. My son was put on lisinopril for a few positive microalbumin levels; how long will this medication take to bring the levels down? (11 Feb 2015)
  3. Since diagnosis seven years ago, my son has had problems with incontinence and belly. Then, his foot was painful. Is it neuropathy? (5 Nov 2013)
  4. I have had type 1 for almost 53 years. I am using R and NPH and have gastroparesis. What can I do to improve my control? (23 Oct 2013)
  5. Based my the results of my recent urine test, should I switch from metformin to gliclizide with and ARB? Should I find a specialist? Are my kidneys already damaged? (5 Sep 2013)
  6. Last week, my daughter's microalbumin level was very elevated after about three years on lisinopril. What do I need to ask the nephrologist about at her upcoming visit? (5 Jun 2013)
  7. After 54 years with diabetes, I am in good control. Lately, I have "pins and needles" in my hands and feet. Are these sensations related to diabetes? (4 Sep 2012)
  8. For about six years, my son has always been antibody negative. Could we use his brother's cord blood to reverse his diabetes? Should the doctor pursue testing for MODY or such? (8 May 2012)
  9. I have had type 1 diabetes since 1958 and have proliferative retinopathy but no kidney damage. Is it rare to have eye problems but no kidney issues? (23 Mar 2012)
  10. My teen daughter has been diagnosed with microalbuminuria, but she has good metabolic control. Does she need an ACE inhibitor? What are its side effects? (10 Feb 2011)
  11. My daughter has had diabetes for 10 years. Since several of my family members are/have had complications, might there be some genetic component that my daughter will suffer them as well? (1 Feb 2011)
  12. 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)
  13. My eight-year-old daughter's last urine test showed protein. Can the protein be there because my daughter was not fasting? If further tests show protein, what's next? (6 Nov 2010)
  14. My teen daughter has been taking lisinopril for kidney damage. Despite working hard to control her diabetes, recent tests were still elevated. Why is this? (20 Oct 2010)
  15. I was diagnosed with neuropathy, presumably connected to my diabetes. If I continue to improve the control of my diabetes, might I reverse or slow its progression? (11 Aug 2010)
  16. I have a large varicose vein on my pelvic bone. My doctor said this is probably a complication of my type 1 diabetes. Is this possible? (10 Aug 2010)
  17. I started an ACE inhibitor due to high albumin. My albumin is now fine, but my creatinine was low. What does this mean? Am I doing ok, as my doctor has indicated? (27 Jul 2010)
  18. Diagnosed with gastroparesis, my daughter has been placed on a feeding tube. She is still having difficulties. Is there a more effective way of treating this? (5 May 2010)
  19. The cardiologist thinks my son's microalbuminuria might be sports related, while the nephrologist disagrees. How do we determine its cause? (12 Feb 2010)
  20. Can long term use of metformin cause kidney damage? If so, will the damage reverse itself after stopping metformin? (6 Jan 2010)

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