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Genetics and Heredity from 2007

  1. Our 11-year-old has had type 1 for seven years. Now, her younger sister has been diagnosed with it. Do my wife and I have certain genes that caused their diabetes? (7 Nov 2007)
  2. I have type 1 and my boyfriend's dad has type 2 What are the chances that our children might get either kind of diabetes? (7 Nov 2007)
  3. Could my husband have gotten type 1 from eating too many sweets throughout his life? How can we prevent our children from getting the disease? (21 Oct 2007)
  4. My husband and two daughters have type 1. My son has celiac, like his father and one sister, and I have hypothyroidism. Why DOESN"T my son have type 1 diabetes? (15 Aug 2007)
  5. My wife's brother has DIDMOAD. What are the odds that our offspring could inherit this condition? (27 Jun 2007)
  6. I've had type 1 for 20 years. What are the chances my toddler will get it? Is it safe for me to get pregnant again? Will this advance complications in the future? (15 Jun 2007)
  7. Is diabetes, type 1 or type 2, always hereditary? (25 Apr 2007)
  8. I've heard that type 1 is hereditary. If so, why am I the only person in my family with it? (2 Apr 2007)
  9. A nurse/midwife has advised me not to conceive because of health risks for the baby. If I have in-range blood sugars, what are the risks to the baby? (19 Feb 2007)
  10. I have type 1 and my husband has type 2. What are the odds our daughter could develop diabetes? Her blood sugar was 132 mg/dl [7.3 mmol/L]. Should we take her to a doctor? (25 Jan 2007)
  11. Statistics say the odds of a sibling of a type 1 being diagnosed with type 1 are 3 to 5%, but I know of five other families with two children with type 1. Why is this? (7 Jan 2007)

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