From Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England:
I am currently 15. Not long ago, I started urinating very frequently so I did a search on the Internet to find out what that might mean. I found out it could be diabetes so I checked the other symptoms. I also had some of them (tiredness, numbness in hands and feet, blurred vision) although I never really gave notice. I have told my parents, but they said not to worry because it was probably the hormonal changes happening. I'm scared and don't know what to do. Please help.
I am not sure if "hormonal changes" would really cause these symptoms. If you have these symptoms, you need to be evaluated for diabetes. I would suggest bringing up this concern to your parents and showing them the information you found. If you would have type 1 diabetes, it is essential to get diagnosed and treated quickly or you will become very sick. It can be a quick test and can either help you get on the way to treatment or put your mind at ease.
Original posting 21 Sep 2006
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:08
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