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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Insulin resistance: Type 2 diabetes occurs when the Insulin produced by a patient does not do all the work needed to keep blood sugar levels in the normal range. Consider ... Read More
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
32 years experience Pediatrics
Pancreatic failure: Usually you become diabetic when your pancreas can not overcome the extra work that implies been obese.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Insulin resistance: Obesity puts a strain on the pancreas so that it has to make more Insulin to compensate for the increased demand of obesity. Unfortunately, we're see ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Inhaled steroids have their effect directly in the lung tissue & reach negligible levels in the blood. There is no evidence that even oral steroid use ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Love: Treat them as normal kids with unique needs. Find them a caring competent pediatrician and endocrinologist. Listen, assess, let them know your limits, ... Read More
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Being supportive: With support, affection and avoiding punitive measures as much as possible. Empowering the child (with supervision) when age appropriate on how to che ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: No, unfortunately. Limiting access to sweets and carbs is a common myth.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
DM team instruction: Every kid i pick up with dm1 is sent to a center with certified diabetes educators and physicians to begin the families orientation to this life chang ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maia Hightower
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Every child faced with the diagnosis of diabetes responds differently. Younger children often cope well, adjusting to a new routine with repitition. O ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes and no: Men don't normally give birth to children (ha ha), but seriously, having type 2 diabetes should not reduce fertility from a male standpoint. Sometimes ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles A Bryant
48 years experience Endocrinology
Significant effect: A child with type 1 diabetes lacks the ability to make Insulin on their own. Presenting symptoms include poor weight gain, constant hunger, frequent u ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many: This is "metabolic syndrome" and indicates Insulin resistance. That means that he has a high blood Insulin that does not do its job properly. The comm ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This does not automatically mean your child will have diabetes, but it is a risk factor for having/developing diabetes.
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