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Research: Causes and Prevention from 2000

  1. Is diabetes in kids is increasing because of the junk food they eat, especially if they have a predisposition to diabetes? (26 Dec 2000)
  2. Is there any connection between an untreated high fever and the onset of diabetes in children? How long before diabetes shows up after the insult? (19 Dec 2000)
  3. What tests can be done to see if my daughter will develop diabetes? How accurate are they? Do you recommend siblings be tested? (18 Dec 2000)
  4. Could menses result in my daughter's immune system being "turned on" full force against her islet cells? (18 Dec 2000)
  5. I have several questions about type 1 diabetes which I hope you might answer. (14 Dec 2000)
  6. Has giving the BCG vaccine at birth as a preventative been found to be unsuccessful? is that why there's nothing recent on it? (13 Dec 2000)
  7. What are the chances of my children developing diabetes because I was "out of control" during pregnancy? (7 Dec 2000)
  8. The endocrinologist thinks that the allergy testing triggered my 10 year old son's diabetes. How would something like that trigger diabetes? (7 Dec 2000)
  9. Is there a way to get a probability of future children developing type 1 diabetes? (7 Dec 2000)
  10. Do high-sugar drinks in adulthood contribute to the development of diabetes? Is diabetes a "modern" disease? (5 Dec 2000)
  11. Could exposure to dioxin "kick start" the autoimmune processes to begin? (5 Dec 2000)
  12. My daughter has three children and had gestational diabetes with all three. What are the odds they will develop diabetes? (29 Nov 2000)
  13. My friend's doctors think she may have contracted diabetes after exposure to a virus in Egypt. (29 Nov 2000)
  14. Is there any correlation among hypoglycemia, lupus, secondary Sjogrens Syndrome, hypothyroidism. and diabetes? (16 Nov 2000)
  15. Could there be a relationship between type 1 diabetes and geographic tongue disorder? (14 Nov 2000)
  16. Can the MMR vacination precipitate diabetes? (13 Nov 2000)
  17. Many people are suffering from diabetes and the number keeps rising in Hanoi. Could you please inform me of appropriate prevention? (13 Nov 2000)
  18. As we evaluate the option to allow my son to be randomized into the DPT-1 study, we struggle with two issues. (8 Nov 2000)
  19. Could there be a link between marijuana usage and damage to the pancreas? Has anyone studied this? (7 Nov 2000)
  20. Can type 1 diabetes be caused by a blow to the head or a brain injury? (6 Nov 2000)
  21. Do you know of any connection between diabetes and cancer? (5 Nov 2000)
  22. Can a dog bite cause the onset of diabetes? (3 Nov 2000)
  23. Where can I find more information on these two possible triggers? (12 Oct 2000)
  24. Is there any research to support that giving multiple vaccinations at one time to infants can potentially lead to diabetes? (7 Oct 2000)
  25. I recently read on the Internet that immunizations may have something to do with contracting diabetes. Could you please comment on this? (28 Sep 2000)
  26. I am 41 years old and IAA and ICA positive, but IVGTT normal. What is the probability that I will develop diabetes at five years and beyond that? (13 Sep 2000)
  27. I have read where Coxsackie Virus can act as a trigger for type 1 diabetes. (12 Sep 2000)
  28. I'm trying to find information on the use of metformin (Glucophage) in the prevention of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). Can you help? (3 Sep 2000)
  29. Is arthritis possibly a prediabetic condition? (20 Aug 2000)
  30. What link has been established between the Coxsackie B virus and the development of diabetes? (19 Aug 2000)
  31. Can baby formula trigger diabetes several years later? (4 Aug 2000)
  32. A magazine article stated that children who are born to parents in their forties are at a higher risk for Type 1. (16 Jul 2000)
  33. Is diabetes hereditary? Is there any permanent cure? (29 Jun 2000)
  34. The child is 6 years old and his mother weighs over 300 pounds and her mother was even heavier. (24 Jun 2000)
  35. I was told my 3 year old has the antibodies which means, at some point, she also will have diabetes. (24 Jun 2000)
  36. I'd like to know the very latest status on the theoretical risk between cows' milk in early childhood. (24 Jun 2000)
  37. My son took the first 2 rounds of the Hepatitis B vaccine just before he was diagnosed. (22 Jun 2000)
  38. My brother has Type 1. I was curious about a possible cause from a virus. (15 Jun 2000)
  39. My son was diagnosed with precocious puberty and treatment involves taking human growth hormone. (28 May 2000)
  40. Savannah has had a tremendous increase in the past year of diabetes. Who do I contact to get to the bottom of this? (18 May 2000)
  41. Recent research indicates that betakasein A1 in cows' milk might have effect on juvenile diabetes in children. (18 May 2000)
  42. My son in 11; he was diagnosed about 9 months ago. When he was born, his immune system was suppressed. (16 May 2000)
  43. I have over 50% chance of getting diabetes. Is there anyway that I can take a test to know for sure? (13 May 2000)
  44. Are there statistics on pregnant mothers taking antibiotics and their children developing diabetes? (29 Apr 2000)
  45. My 3 year old was diagnosed one month ago. I have read the research and articles by Dr. Classen. (27 Apr 2000)
  46. He told me he became a diabetic because he had strep throat in college and it went untreated. (26 Apr 2000)
  47. I have heard that limiting the amount of sugar she consumes could help prevent the onset. (23 Apr 2000)
  48. The boy told my son that he is taking one shot a month as part of a trial program. (4 Apr 2000)
  49. Can type 1 diabetes be avoided if a child follows a healthy diet? (20 Mar 2000)
  50. Can you give me any information on the protein GAD and how it corresponds to type 1 diabetes? (8 Mar 2000)
  51. Is there any connection between polio and diabetes later in life? (27 Feb 2000)
  52. Can a severe infection (flu or any strong virus) weaken the pancreas and cause diabetes? (7 Feb 2000)
  53. Should I have my children tested for antibodies? (7 Feb 2000)
  54. My relatives sent me an article stating that immunizations were a cause for diabetes. (3 Feb 2000)
  55. She was on formula and not eating solids. Could that have any contribution to her diabetes? (29 Jan 2000)

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