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  1. In poorly controlled diabetes, are growth hormone levels higher? Does tight control mean one may not grow as much? (10 May 2009)
  2. I had my diabetes under good control until my doctor increased my dosage of Synthroid. Does the Synthroid affect the blood sugars? (14 Mar 2004)
  3. His A1c was 5.5. I thought that was great news. However, the doctor didn't share my joy. (13 Jan 2004)
  4. My son is 7 years old and has had type 1 diabetes for about 4 years. We have had an ongoing problems of mid morning high blood sugars. (2 Dec 2003)
  5. What is the best approach, in your expert opinion, for keeping tighter control over blood sugars? (25 Nov 2003)
  6. Is there are chance I will develop complications in the future if the A1c test results remain within this range? (13 Aug 2003)
  7. Do hemoglobin A1cs tend to improve when people switch from NPH to Lantus? (27 Jul 2003)
  8. Wouldn't more damage be done because of the greater fluctuations in blood glucose? (25 Jul 2003)
  9. Is this level of control sufficient? Am I risking a higher possibility of complications by not maintaining tight control? (22 Oct 2002)
  10. Why would doctors not try to bring people to normal A1c levels? (21 Oct 2002)
  11. Are there any ongoing studies that look at people who have had diabetes for more than 15 years with A1cs in the normal range for that period for time? (14 Aug 2002)
  12. I am baffled by the ADA recommendation that an A1c should be less than 1% above the upper limit of normal for the lab performing the test. (8 Mar 2002)
  13. At what age does "tight" -- rather than just "good" -- control become imperative for children with diabetes? (27 Feb 2002)
  14. Is it unrealistic for my father to aim for an A1c under 7.0%? (27 Feb 2002)
  15. I think that, if you can maintain a mean blood sugar level near normal over your entire life with diabetes, you will not experience any complications and you will live a normal long life. (26 Feb 2002)
  16. My A1c is 6.9% and although I am doing 30 minutes walk and diet, nothing changes. (10 Feb 2002)
  17. My last A1c was 6.3%. What is the target that is suggested for people with type 1 diabetes? (9 Feb 2002)
  18. My 13 year old son has type 1 diabetes. What is the sugar level range that my son should maintain for insuring a normal, complication-free long life? (13 Oct 2001)
  19. Why three months ago did I have a leaky blood vessel in my eye when, for the past five years, my A1c's have all been under 7.2%? (15 Aug 2001)
  20. When my daughter is with her mother, her blood sugar spikes. How long will it take for serious irreparable damage begins happening in her body? (29 Jul 2001)

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