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Diagnosis and Symptoms

I am 48 years old and was diagnosed after my blood glucose went to 450. I was not diabetic before that. Am I diabetic?

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My 14 year old is very athletic and active and has gained back the 14 pounds she lost when first diagnosed. Is she going through a long honeymoon period? Is it possible she actually has type 2?

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My daughter is almost three years old. Recently her doctor suggested I take her to the hospital. Her glucose level was 120. The Emergency Room doctor said that he believed my daughter was diabetic.

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I am a 17 year old non-overweight, white male. I recently have been experiencing many of the symptoms of having diabetes for about a week.

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My 5 year, 11 month old son just received his Glutamic Acid test results. His tests revealed a measure of 1.7. We have not been told yet what type of diabetes he has. What does this mean?

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I have been to the doctor, and I was diagnosed with diabetes. He told me there were three different types that I might have but didn’t explain them in detail. Could you please give me some information about each of the three please?

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My 17 year old daughter, of Latin descent, has always had a “rusty” neck. She scrubs and scrubs and cannot get it to go away. I recently saw a special on television that indicated this could be a pre-diabetes condition. Have you ever seen any research on this condition?

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I have been told that Acanthosis Nigricans is a symptom of diabetes; is this true?

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My 11 year old daughter is always thirsty, very irritable at times, always sleepy, and hard to arouse at times. I checked her fasting blood sugar with a meter and it was 96 mg/dl [5.3 mmol/L] and a two-hour postprandial sugar was 144 mg/dl [8 mmol/L]. Should I have further tests done on her?

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I am a 48 year old female recently diagnosed with what my diabetes thinks might be type 1.5 diabetes because of my symptoms and the fact that I am not obese. Have you ever heard of type 1.5 diabetes?

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