From Mohave Valley, Arizona, USA:
I was just told my 15 month old grandson is diabetic. Can you tell me what the criteria is for diagnosis and how accurate is the diagnosis for a child of that age? Prior to diagnosis his only symptom was constant thirst.
If your grandson had constant thirst and a blood sugar over 200, that is all that is necessary to accurately diagnose diabetes.
Original posting 29 Oct 1998
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:02
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