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Risk of diabetes as a heriditary disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   Provide age, gender, occupation
User :   hello doctor...I have a query regarding type 1 diabetes...can you help me?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have diabetes
User :   No..One of my friends is considering marriage to a 29 year old guy whose elder sister was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 19...
Doctor :   proceed
User :   she wants to know the risk of family members who could also be affected...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is she has seen any doctor
User :   the internet gives some statistics about how siblings are at high risk in this disease...
Doctor :   Is she taking medications
User :   yes I think the affected person must be taking some insulin doses...
Doctor :   Yes diabetes runs in family

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