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Re: [IP] question..



My mother died in 1947 from undiagnosed diabetes (DKA), have one brother 
with type 2, (dx a few yrs ago)  none of my 3 children have diabetes,  ages 
48, 45, 42. or grandchildren  17 &18
don

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phyllis Abram" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] question..


>I have type I (57 yrs); my son and 2 grandchildren do not have diabetes. My
> grandchildren are 9 and 14. My grandfather did have diabetes.
> Phyllis
>  ----- Original Message -----
>  From: RoseLea
>  To: email @ redacted
>  Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 3:43 PM
>  Subject: Re: [IP] question..
>
>
>  At 01:19 PM 5/29/2006, Tanya Cook wrote:
>  >Hello everyone, I have a question about the chance of passing on
>  >diabetes to my kids? I have type 1 diabetes and I have a two year
>  >old child and want at least one more child, but it seems quite a few
>  >moms and dads with diabetes also have children with diabetes? I was
>  >told it wasn't very likely to pass it on to our kids, but what are
>  >the chances, and does anyone else worry about it, or is it just me?
>  >I am trying not to be paranoid, but I don't want my kids to deal
>  >with this if they don't have to!
>
>  I have had Type 1 for 43 years.  My daughter is now almost 28 and, at
>  this time, shows no signs of diabetes.  I have a sister who was
>  diagnosed when she was four years old (I was 11.)  I have three
>  brothers and two sisters.  Only other diabetes in my whole extended
>  family is later onset Type 2, no other Type 1s.
>
>  RoseLea
>  .
> .
.
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