From Mississauga, Ontario, Canada:
Recently, my ten year old daughter and eight year old son had glucose tolerance tests done. Although they were not diagnosed with diabetes, there was a significant difference in their glucose tolerance. Can you explain why this might be?
A glucose tolerance test is a test that is performed when there may be a suspicion of diabetes. Impaired glucose tolerance can be an early sign of diabetes. If your children have had abnormal glucose tolerance testing, your physician may wish to watch them closely for diabetes. You need to promptly let your physician know if you see signs of diabetes including frequent urination, excessive thirst, hunger, or weight change.
Original posting 8 Nov 2000
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