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Complications from 1997

  1. If he does need glasses will they do him any good considering the effects high and low blood sugars have on the eyes? (20 Dec 97)
  2. I have a 14 year old son who came across this condition called Diabetic Myelopathy and we were hoping you would give us some information. (12 Dec 97)
  3. Are diabetes and skin discoloration (leucoderma) related? If so, what is the remedy? (7 Dec 97)
  4. My sister is searching for any information Stiff Hand Syndrome and the Stiff Man Syndrome. (7 Dec 97)
  5. Last year I noticed spots in my eyes. I went to the eye doctor. He mentioned they were floaters. Should I be worried? (27 Nov 97)
  6. I have NLD on my left leg, and wonder if the herbal treatments for circulation have helped anyone. (8 Nov 97)
  7. Every 1-2 years I go through a period of quite dramatic hair loss. Has this happened to anyone else? (5 Nov 97)
  8. My doctor wants me to have a microalbumin test done. Could you tell me something about the test? (2 Nov 97)
  9. My son is 24 years old. He was diagnosed at age four. Last year his retina detached in his left eye. (26 Oct 97)
  10. I am interested in learning more about microvascular complications in kids under age 7 with Type 1 diabetes. (18 Oct 97)
  11. I do not have a healthy diet, and I drink. I am good at keeping my blood-sugar in a good range. Am I still at risk? (6 Oct 97)
  12. Reports from Sweden and US seem to indicate that C-peptide and insulin reduce vascular and neural dysfunction in diabetics. (26 Sep 97)
  13. Is there any documentation on the use of antioxidants to improve diabetic blood sugar control and delay or prevent diabetic complications? (26 Sep 97)
  14. Our 22 year old daughter has had diabetes for 10 years. She has hearing loss due to neurological deterioration. (14 Sep 97)
  15. I was told that I have diabetic diarrhea. Is there any information on this? (3 Sep 97)
  16. I would like to find why high sugar in young children does not seem to have damaging effects. (26 Jul 97)
  17. I noticed that my genitals are very small compared to other boys my age. I was wondering if diabetes may be the cause. (22 Jul 97)
  18. Does diabetes make one more vulnerable to heat related dehydration? (22 Jul 97)
  19. I'm looking for information on using Ace Inhibitors in the treatment of nephropathy. (22 Jul 97)
  20. We are interested to know whether any long term damage is sustained during the period leading up to the diagnosis. (22 Jul 97)
  21. Are children with diabetes troubled by dry eyes due to alcohol formation in the eye? (10 Jul 97)
  22. What is diabetic diarrhea and how does one get rid of it? (4 Jul 97)
  23. After 36 years of injecting as a Type 1, I have areas of my body that have indentations and also "bumps." (29 Jun 97)
  24. I am looking for information on skin complications associated with diabetes. (17 Jun 97)
  25. I heard that 80% of Type 1 diabetics will develop retinopathy by the time they've had diabetes for 15 years. Is this true? (17 Jun 97)
  26. Is there any coincident finding of loss of smell due to diabetes? (13 Jun 97)
  27. I am a 47 year old diabetic. I feel a tingling feeling in my hands. (21 May 97)
  28. Is there any correlation between the age at onset of diabetes and the likelihood of complications later in life? (8 May 97)
  29. Can diabetes be a contributing factor for periodontal disease and bone loss? (27 Apr 97)
  30. I have heard that the hearing loss can be related with the diabetes. Is this true? (17 Apr 97)
  31. Has a link been established between juvenile diabetes and impaired cognitive functioning? (17 Apr 97)
  32. My daughter is 9 years old and her albumin levels are high. What are the causes of this problem and what should we do about it? (17 Apr 97)
  33. For at least the last 6 weeks, I have noticed that my hands, nose and feet are cold and this is really bothering me. (17 Apr 97)
  34. I want to know where I can get information on diabetes complications. (6 Apr 97)
  35. My daughter is 7 years old and has had diabetes for one year. What complications will she encounter in later life? (30 Mar 97)
  36. Our 4 year old son was diagnosed in the E.R. with Type 1 diabetes. He died two days later. (28 Mar 97)
  37. Is "frozen shoulders" a complication associated with diabetes? (20 Mar 97)
  38. I noticed her neck area in the back was getting very dark. I hear that this is a trait of Type 2 diabetes. (16 Mar 97)
  39. In the last year I have had terrible pain and inflammation, and lumps on the balls of my feet. Could this be neuropathy? (15 Mar 97)
  40. My 13 year old granddaughter is having problems with her stomach. My daughter said that it was called gastro something. (15 Mar 97)
  41. I have developed several skin discolorations known as Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum. I would greatly appreciate any information. (10 Mar 97)
  42. Have you ever come across neuropathy affecting the back? (7 Mar 97)
  43. I was wondering if brain cells die from low blood sugar, even when a person is conscious and coherent? (23 Feb 97)
  44. My son uses his thighs for injection and developed itchy red bumps and a hardness beneath the skin at the sites. (27 Jan 97)
  45. I have been told that control of 200 or below is adequate to minimize microvascular complications. (18 Jan 97)
  46. Can diabetes stunt growth? (18 Jan 97)
  47. We just read that someone with high blood sugars, who gets under control quickly, will do so to the detriment of their eyes! (18 Jan 97)

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