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At What Age Should A Child Start To Take Over Their Own Insulin Shots
Is there a way that cord blood of a child can be used by the type 1 diabetic father to eliminate insulin shots?
No: That is not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
My wife deliver a child 5 years ago , she was injected 4 drips of unknown insulin per now she suffer backpain and to much wetness what the cause /soln?
Insulin back pain: Insulin drip? Maybe she had out of control gestational diabetes, but it cannot cause back pain. It may be most likely due to disc problems which occur in young mothers when they repeatedly lift infants bending down esp if the child is heavy. See a gynecologist for her gynaecological issues. Even an inverted uterus can cause backpain. ...Read more
Is your child Ready: It takes time to learn how to program and use an Insulin pump. If the tube slips out of the skin or gets a kink in it, people won’t get any insulin. Then their blood sugar level can get too high, which can lead to serious problems. Insulin pumps usually cost more than Insulin shots. Wearing or carrying an Insulin pump all the time can be bothersome .Site infection.Etc i would ask is he /she ready. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My child is GH deficient and was prescribed daily injections of 0,025mg/kg. Is it ok to inject and eat breakfast right after? Insulin response
Is it safe for a young child, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes for 6 years, to go without insulin and control the diabetes only by diet?
Don't miss insulin!: For any patient diagnosed with type i diabetes it is dangerous to miss Insulin doses. Patients who don't make Insulin anymore will develop a condition called, diabetic ketoacidosis (dka), if they don't take their Insulin regardless of diet. This is a life-threatening emergency where the body makes ketones as an alternate source of emergency fuel, which causes a dangerous acid build up in the body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which is less painful for a child with diabetes, the insulin injection syringe or the pen injection device?
Is it necessary to test a child's blood sugar during the night if he has juvenile diabetes and is on insulin?
At least at bedtime: Mostly, we just ask parents to test blood sugars before bedtime. However, nocturnal hypoglycemia is both common and potentially dangerous. If there are any concerns for overnight lows, middle of the night blood sugar checks are helpful. Likewise, if your child is sick or goes to bed high, checking a blood sugar overnight is also helpful. ...Read more
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