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My husband has type 1 diabetes What is the risk for my children

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Diabetes risk: Having an immediate relative with type 1 dm increases one's risk of developing dm by 10-20 times. Comparing mother and father, if the father has type ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Probably not: The risk of your children getting t1dm is higher than if your husband did not have it, but it is not very high. About 1 in 17. Check out the ada web ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possibly: It is not unusual for men with type i diabetes to have difficulty with having sexual intercourse, due to neurological effects of the diabetes. Has you ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Insulin!: Type 1 diabetes in children is caused by underproduction of insulin. Insulin sensitizers may briefly work, but invariably Insulin deficiency (absolute ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
See prior , plus: A complex question, but the best rx starts with everything that would be advised for the healthy development of any child. Type 1diabetic places that ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Insulin: Insulin is the prime medication for type 1 insulin. Dietary management is important as well.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Absolutely: Type 1 diabetes is a loss of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. There is nothing wrong with the rest of the equipment. After many years ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Baby risk: If your husband has type 1 dm, the risk of type 1 dm in the child is apprx 10% (1 in 10). If you have type 1 dm, the risk of your child having t1dm i ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
IntenselyLearnIssues: People are intimidated & scared by the medical industry, partly because humans & life are complicated, most physicians have no direct personal experie ... Read More

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