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  1. My son has tested negative for antibodies four times. Should he have MODY testing? He has been on an OmniPod since April and needs very high doses of insulin. Is this related to puberty? (12 Oct 2011)
  2. My granddaughter has not started her menstrual cycle. Is it possible that a hormone imbalance can mimic diabetes? (1 Jun 2009)
  3. Now 12 years old, my blood sugars are always somewhat elevated, even though I have tried to correct my insulin dosages. Is puberty affecting my blood sugars? (7 Jan 2009)
  4. In puberty, my son has high blood sugars and ketones. The doctor has suggested a home health aide to administer I.V. fluids. Is this scenario common? (27 Apr 2008)
  5. Recently hospitalized in DKA, I would like to know if my age, 15, could have anything to do with my high blood sugars. I do not skip insulin. (18 Mar 2008)
  6. My son has been experiencing nighttime and afternoon high blood sugars that require temporary basal increases and corrections. Why is this happening? (16 Dec 2007)
  7. My 12-year-old son has been having erratic blood sugars. Could he be entering puberty? Could anxiety be contributing to the fluctuations? (30 Sep 2007)
  8. My 12 year old son is entering puberty. His blood sugars are harder to control. He takes NPH and Humalog. Do you have any suggestions? (23 Jul 2004)
  9. My 12 year old has type 1 and hypothyroidism. Will her period start later than normal? (18 Apr 2004)
  10. How does the onset of menses typically affect diabetes management? (27 Feb 2004)
  11. Our concern is the difficulty she is having with heavy frequent periods as well as difficulty sleeping. (2 Feb 2004)
  12. Is is common for younger children (age 7) with type 1 diabetes to have underarm body odor? (21 Jan 2004)
  13. Shouldn't his glucose have been elevated when the short stature evaluation was preformed a month earlier? (30 Nov 2003)
  14. My son's pediatric endocrinologist smells my son's armpits. Any idea what he is checking for? (29 Sep 2003)
  15. Can puberty increase insulin requirements to this extent? (21 Jul 2003)
  16. Is the hair odor part of puberty? Do kids with diabetes tend to have "heightened" problems during puberty? (29 Jun 2003)
  17. Is it always necessary to increase the insulin dose when a child with type 1 diabetes starts puberty? (11 Jun 2003)
  18. I know my son is going through puberty, but how long will we have these high readings? How much damage is it doing to him? (29 May 2003)
  19. Is this the what is known as the peripheral insulin resistance that happens in adolescence? (7 May 2003)
  20. My daughter, who has type 1 diabetes and is taking thyroxin, has one breast that is developing significantly faster than the other. (31 Mar 2003)

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