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Other Illnesses from 2003

  1. My daughter is hospitalized now with uncontrollable vomiting. The doctor is recommending an adrenal test. (30 Dec 2003)
  2. My son was gone for 3 or 4 minutes. I gave him instant lemonade and he began blinking. (22 Dec 2003)
  3. Are there additional problems that the boy will have because of the Down Syndrome? (20 Dec 2003)
  4. Is it possible that my immune system is just not functioning properly and causing these recurrant colds/sinusitis? (17 Dec 2003)
  5. Is it better to take the flu shot and be exposed to the dead virus, or just risk getting the flu? (9 Dec 2003)
  6. Can an infection cause your sugar levels to act funny? (9 Dec 2003)
  7. Is there any research that would indicate that flu shots can trigger the onset of diabetes? (7 Dec 2003)
  8. Is there any proof that the psoriasis could be connected to the onset of the diabetes? (4 Dec 2003)
  9. My daughter has Ankylosing Spondylitis and has had Glandular Fever. Is this common in children? (3 Dec 2003)
  10. Could there be any connection between Type 1a IDDM and autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss? (2 Dec 2003)
  11. Our daughter has type 1 and rheumatoid arthritis. She is having consistent problems with the arthritis. (30 Nov 2003)
  12. Could there be any connection between type 1a diabetes and autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss? (7 Nov 2003)
  13. My boyfriend has warts under the head of his penis. do you know of a way to cure them? Is it still safe to have sexual intercourse? (4 Nov 2003)
  14. Could there be a link between my son's diabetes and ongoing bladder control issues which began years before diagnosis? (3 Nov 2003)
  15. Would these medicines affect my husband's diabetes, the heart, or other organs? (27 Oct 2003)
  16. My daughter's specialist thinks she may have Wolfram syndrome. What is this? What sort of tests will they do? (22 Oct 2003)
  17. Are there more people with diabetes being diagnosed with fibromyalgia? Are there doctors who treat both? (18 Oct 2003)
  18. How high does the blood sugar have to be for excess magnesium to be lost in the urine? Is potassium lost in the same manner? (11 Oct 2003)
  19. Should I ask my doctor about getting checked for celiac disease? (9 Oct 2003)
  20. Is this a symptom of peripheral neuropathy? (6 Oct 2003)
  21. My husband had a high sugar level along with double vision, and the hospital put it down to diabetes, but didn't say it was definite. (29 Sep 2003)
  22. Could my daughter's diabetes have an effect on or cause these episodes of hyperventilation? (23 Sep 2003)
  23. My daughter is using a pump, and this week she had a seizure. Is this common at her age? Does she need to contact her doctor? (22 Sep 2003)
  24. Are there any studies that examine a correlation between precocious puberty and type 1 diabetes? (16 Sep 2003)
  25. My daughter has had some severe hypoglycaemic episodes, and there have now been multiple hospital admissions. (12 Sep 2003)
  26. Recently, my husband's triglyceride level was 365 mg/dl, but his A1c was 5.5%. What would this indicate to you? (7 Sep 2003)
  27. My brother had Addison's, and our son has a darkening of his skin. Should we bring him to see his doctor? (4 Sep 2003)
  28. If you agree that medication is our only option for my son's cholesterol problem, is there one in particular that would be safer? (27 Aug 2003)
  29. My three year old son has a high cholesterol, and I have several questions. (26 Aug 2003)
  30. Does this sound like sarcoidosis? Do you have any other thoughts? Any suggestions for further testing? (20 Aug 2003)
  31. My son has always had A1cs in the range of 5-6%, but he has been experiencing eye difficulties for about five months. (20 Aug 2003)
  32. Is there any connection between diabetes and elevated AST levels? (19 Aug 2003)
  33. Is it possible that the extremely high blood sugars and ketones she had before diagnosis caused a recurrence of the heart murmurs? (17 Aug 2003)
  34. I have been getting sick most of the time when I eat. Could wheat be the culprit? Should I be looking into other possible causes? (29 Jul 2003)
  35. My son has a bicuspid aorta and cardiac hypertrophy. What now? (18 Jul 2003)
  36. Are you familiar with patients who are affected by both diabetes and CAH? Is there any research data/material retrievable? (17 Jul 2003)
  37. I keep experiencing bladder infections and severe pain in the right side of my back below my ribs, and I've experienced black urine. (14 Jul 2003)
  38. What is the possibility that I do not have epilepsy but had hyperglycemic episodes for the half a dozen seizures I have had? (7 Jul 2003)
  39. I have had a urinary problem for about five years and suffer from extreme seepage after urinating. (7 Jul 2003)
  40. What is ketogenic hypoglycemia? What are the signs and symptoms? What is the treatment? (5 Jul 2003)
  41. Is it possible that the adrenal mass is secreting cortisol some but not all of the time? Do we need to go further? Another doctor? (3 Jul 2003)
  42. My 10 year old son, who has had diabetes for six years and is in fair control, has broken his arm five times in the last four years. (28 Jun 2003)
  43. Is it normal not to have tears while crying? Could this condition be related to diabetes? (28 Jun 2003)
  44. How does renal insufficiency connect with diabetes? (23 Jun 2003)
  45. Do all newly diagnosed people lose hair? What is the cause? How long will it last? How bad will it get? When will it stop? (19 Jun 2003)
  46. I have patches of white skin which are now spreading to my toes, and it feels like something is squeezing my foot which throbs. (19 Jun 2003)
  47. My husband who is on insulin, has had problems with amnesia, and I am looking for some help as to what we need to do. (18 Jun 2003)
  48. Can you verify the correlation between medication for schizophrenia and the onset of diabetes? (4 Jun 2003)
  49. My daughter has pitting edema and stiffening of her joints, and the dermatologist did a skin biopsy is leaning toward scleroderma. (3 Jun 2003)
  50. Today, my son had blood drawn to see if he has mono, and immediately afterward, he had a seizure. I have several questions. (2 Jun 2003)
  51. Is there anything I can take or do for my mouth ulcers? (29 May 2003)
  52. Should I have my daughter tested for diabetes? (27 May 2003)
  53. Is my mother's doctor correct about his diagnosis of these two situations? (27 May 2003)
  54. I think my patient has shingles. What should I do? (23 May 2003)
  55. My has good overall health except for spurts of vomiting and dark, pigmented spots on his back. What could this be? (11 May 2003)
  56. My son's therapist suggested that there is a connection between diabetes and mental illness. Is this true? If so, where can I research it? (10 May 2003)
  57. Could my daughter's fevers be from lows or blood sugar in general? (30 Apr 2003)
  58. Is acid reflux common in people with diabetes? Can they tell if I will eventually develop celiac disease? (29 Apr 2003)
  59. I am a 25 year old who has had type 1 diabetes,almost eight years, and I have not gotten my period regularly for almost two years now. (29 Apr 2003)
  60. Is there something I can do to help reduce getting sores and retaining scars? (27 Apr 2003)
  61. I'm concerned because blood in the urine is not normal. Is there another specialist that we should take our son to? Could he have some kidney damage? (27 Apr 2003)
  62. My blood glucose control is good, but I am having problems with urinary tract infections. (21 Apr 2003)
  63. My son is on his third cold in about three months. Do you think this is something to be concerned about? Isn't this a little too frequent? (8 Apr 2003)
  64. Is the lump in my granddaughter's breast related to her diabetes? (5 Apr 2003)
  65. Our daughter has lost her strength and stamina, is situationally depressed, and has not yet made a full week of school since diagnosis. (2 Apr 2003)
  66. Have you ever heard of diabetes causing nerve damage in the ears? (31 Mar 2003)
  67. My daughter has had increased swelling in her arms and legs and what her doctor said was geographic tongue. Is it diabetes related? (25 Mar 2003)
  68. What is Addison's disease? What are its symptoms? Is this a routine test given to people with type 1 diabetes? (22 Mar 2003)
  69. What is granuloma annulare? Is it likely that my son has or will get diabetes if the skin biopsy confirms he has that skin condition? (12 Mar 2003)
  70. My daughter started the insulin pump with 20% diluted insulin, and about a week later, she developed tiny little bumps. (10 Mar 2003)
  71. My daughter had a kidney infection, and the pediatrician has scheduled an ultrasound. Is the doctor looking for something specific? (26 Feb 2003)
  72. How common is MSUD in children with diabetes? Can it show itself in a child who is older? What are the symptoms? (22 Feb 2003)
  73. Is diabetes a complication of or a spin off from the cystic fibrosis? (18 Feb 2003)
  74. My son has started having bloody noses which seem to occur when his blood sugars are on the high side. Is this normal? (17 Feb 2003)
  75. Could the bladder infection be from the high blood sugar? (16 Feb 2003)
  76. Is the terrible itching anything connected to the diabetes? (15 Feb 2003)
  77. I have itchy spots on my feet and penis. The doctor says it is due to my sugar level, and I have a urine infection. What should I do? (13 Feb 2003)
  78. Could the impaction and vomiting be a result of diabetes? What can I do to adjust her diet? What kinds of medications can she take? (10 Feb 2003)
  79. Can the rate of blood sugar drop cause a seizure? How valid is a blood sugar that is not taken at the time of a seizure? (31 Jan 2003)
  80. I take care of myself, am very active and generally healthy, and I am kind of scared to see these painful sores developing all over me. (31 Jan 2003)
  81. My daughter has gotten sick a lot this year, and it's starting to affect her grades. Should I give my daughter vitamin supplements? (30 Jan 2003)
  82. Are there any studies showing any reason for early treatment of suspected celiac disease? (30 Jan 2003)
  83. Our 14 month old godson, just diagnosed type 1 diabetes, is now in the hospital with blood clots. Is this normal? (29 Jan 2003)
  84. My baby boy always seems to have a small amount of blood coming out of his nose. Is this possibly related to the diabetes? (28 Jan 2003)
  85. My husband is in denial and refuses to give up alcohol (17 Jan 2003)
  86. My son's endocrinologist can't seem to help me figure out what's going on, and my son seems to be sick all the time. (15 Jan 2003)
  87. I am being told that the protein in my daughter's urine has nothing to do with her diabetes. Is this something to be concerned about? (14 Jan 2003)
  88. Why would it be hard to see a relationship between manic-depression and diabetes? (14 Jan 2003)
  89. My son, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about three weeks ago, has begun to have whole body muscle spasms. (13 Jan 2003)
  90. Since I became pregnant. Now I am having severe problems with boils. How dangerous is this? What can be done to help? (7 Jan 2003)

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