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What is the likelihood of being born with food allergies, asthma, and later on juvenile type 1 diabetes?
Multifactorial: Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where the body produces antibodies which attack the pancreatic insulin-producing cells. There are genetic factors which contribute to this; however, there is/are environmental trigger(s) which have not yet been identified. So, even if someone has the genetic potential for type 1 diabetes, it's not enough to get it. ...Read more
How do I know if my 22 m/o urinates to much? He drinks a lot!!! He's still in diapers so it's hard to tell. Worried about juvenile diabetes. FH type 2
Doubt it: I have seen type 1 in a kid that young, but type 2 is not seen at this age. Most of these kids are habit drinkers, with very dilute urine because you fill up the biggest cup possible because they ask so much. If diabetic, a dab of their urine on your tongue should taste sweet.(the way they found it in the 19th century).Babies doc can do a simple urine test for sugar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A gir \u0026#40;11 years old\u0026#41; urinates too frequently.So we took her glucose test in blood on morning.It was once 122mg/dl \u0026 the second day 132 mg/dl?Is it like juvenile diabete type 1?
I've been juvenile onset type 1 diabetic for 35 years, and now have aches in legs (thigh mostly) at night in bed. Can't sleep. Whats going on?
Not related: if your diabetes is controlled, nerve inflammation of diabetes needs sometime of uncontrolled blood sugar, moreover it affects the periphery (feet and hands) first rather than the big muscles, you are probably over exercising / exerting more stress on your muscles during the day, or may be not exercising enough, try warm compresses and mild pain killers if that doesn't work, see your doctor ...Read more
Many, all treatable: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (same as jra, newer name) can be classified into several categories: oligoarticular jia (4 or fewer joints affected), polyarticular jia (more than 4 joints affected), psoriatic arthritis (arthritis in kids with psoriasis, nail changes, whole finger/toe swelling), inflammatory bowel disease-associated arthritis, enthesitis-related arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Compliance: It's not unusual for well controlled kids to become poorly controlled teens.It can be cuz growing bodies (puberty!) have different Insulin needs, having diabetes makes them feel different from peers so they avoid diabetes care when not at home, or teenagers' feeling of invincibility makes them think missing some testing & Insulin is ok.Support group for your teen&you can help&don't miss appointments. ...Read more
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