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Other Social Issues from 2001

  1. My son will go away to college this coming fall, and I wondered if there are any books that deal with preparing young adults for the college experience or just being on their own. (27 Dec 2001)
  2. Unfortunately, I've forgotten to give my daughter her insulin shots three times in the last few months. What is your experience on parents forgetting to give shots? (25 Dec 2001)
  3. My 17 year old daughter is concerned about how to approach the subject of diabetes with a potential employer due to the time requirements of her schedule. (16 Dec 2001)
  4. I am trying to convince a woman that I know that her 10 year old son must go see a doctor, but she gets furious when I mention that he has signs of type 2 diabetes. (14 Dec 2001)
  5. What can I do to help my boyfriend when he doesn't want it or doesn't know he needs it? (6 Dec 2001)
  6. I am extremely concerned for this child! How do I get her mom to have her tested? (6 Dec 2001)
  7. I have been wondering for a long time now how my having diabetes affects other family members (my family as I was growing up and in my own family that I have now). (28 Nov 2001)
  8. I feel my husband's supervisor wants him to give up and leave. If you have some suggestions on what to do, please let us know. (27 Nov 2001)
  9. How does MDMA [Ecstacy] affect people with type 1 diabetes? (26 Nov 2001)
  10. I am starting to get very independent with my diabetes care, but my mom thinks I'm trying to take over and put her out of my life! What should I do? (24 Nov 2001)
  11. Should I talk to my nephew's parents? (24 Nov 2001)
  12. I had a severe accident which the doctors believe was due to hypoglycemia, and the State of Kansas revoked my driving privileges. (30 Oct 2001)
  13. My daughter has not had an overnight visit with her father since her diagnosis, but recently, he has talked about it, and I am concerned about his management skills. (26 Oct 2001)
  14. Can an organization prevent a parent from being with a child with diabetes during an event? (17 Oct 2001)
  15. What are the restrictions for a person with type 1 diabetes joining the US armed forces? (9 Oct 2001)
  16. What effect does cocaine use have on my best friend's blood sugar and health? (1 Oct 2001)
  17. Are there certain careers that people with diabetes can't do? (13 Sep 2001)
  18. Does the Americans with Disabilities Act, or the 504 plan apply in after school organized sports situations? (27 Aug 2001)
  19. How do you tell someone who has a child with diabetes that she is hurting her child? (25 Aug 2001)
  20. How can I influence my son's mother and doctor to take better care of my son? (13 Aug 2001)
  21. I was told by a friend that people with diabetes can receive "VIP" passes so that they do not have to wait in line for rides at amusement parks. Is this true? (8 Aug 2001)
  22. I was recently suspended from my job as an entertainer because I had a bad sugar low at work. Now, my boss is saying I'm unable to do my job. (8 Aug 2001)
  23. When my daughter is with her mother, her blood sugar spikes. How long will it take for serious irreparable damage begins happening in her body? (29 Jul 2001)
  24. Are there any law-enforcement agencies that have less strict requirements? (22 Jul 2001)
  25. How do you even go about setting up guidelines and requirements for the visitation to be fair or is it best to terminate? (11 Jul 2001)
  26. A friend of ours has asked my twelve year old daughter to babysit. Should I be concerned? (21 Jun 2001)
  27. I found out that people with type 1 diabetes are kept from obtaining a commercial license. Will this have any chance of changing soon? (13 Jun 2001)
  28. Could I be considered for total disability from work? (12 Jun 2001)
  29. My friend has had type 1 diabetes all of her life, and wants to try Ecstasy soon. (4 Jun 2001)
  30. What are my daughter's chances for obtaining a learner's permit and eventually a driver's license with A1c's up to 14.9%? (4 Jun 2001)
  31. I am 14 years old and was just diagnosed. Is this going to slow me down and really affect the rest of my life? Is it wrong for me to be scared? (23 Mar 2001)
  32. Is there any information you can give me to relay it to my aunt the importance of regular eating and sleeping patterns for a two year old? (22 Jan 2001)
  33. My son has type 1 diabetes and has been diagnosed with ADHD. He hasn't a clue as to what is going on, but I am feeling totally overwhelmed. (17 Jan 2001)
  34. I'm having trouble living with type 1 diabetes. I feel it shouldn't have happened to me. Help! (12 Jan 2001)

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