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Are there other people that suffer my illness, brittle diabetes?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Unstable Diabetes

Brittle diabetes is a term used to describe type i diabetics that go into diabetic ketoacidosis (decompensate ) very easily, usually their is a history of being poorly controled over a long period of time, poor support from other family members, female 2:1 male ratio , psychiatric problems and diabetic complications like gastroparesis.

In brief: Unstable Diabetes

Brittle diabetes is a term used to describe type i diabetics that go into diabetic ketoacidosis (decompensate ) very easily, usually their is a history of being poorly controled over a long period of time, poor support from other family members, female 2:1 male ratio , psychiatric problems and diabetic complications like gastroparesis.
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