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Diagnosis and Symptoms

I am a 33 year old female who has had a few urinary tract infections in the past year. Twice, when I went to donate plasma, the doctor told me I had sugar in my urine. Can having a urinary tract infection put sugar in your urine?

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Is it common to have high blood sugar count, get headaches and be cold?

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I am a 22 year old woman, diagnosed with diabetes about nine months ago and treated with glyburide, but my levels appear to be increasing again. I have never been told if I have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and the speculation is that I am in the beginning stages of type 1 diabetes. Where should I go from here in terms of treatments?

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After an episode of DKA, I was originally treated with insulin and pills, but after returning home, I started walking regularly and following a diet so that now I am off medication and my blood glucose readings are usually normal at all times of day and night. I am not sure whether this is type 2 diabetes or type 1 diabetes in a honeymoon phase.

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My six year old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last year, but his blood sugars have been so good that we stopped the insulin. His A1c has been 5.3% three times this year, and he is not on a diet (enjoying sugar again) and still has sugars of only 130 mg/dl [7.2 mmol/L] or less.

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I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and since my four year old granddaughter is 25 pounds overweight and loves sweets, out of curiosity, I tested her blood sugar which was 135 mg/dl [7.5 mmol/L]. Should she be considered at risk? Would it be prudent to have her checked by a physician, pediatrician or a specialist?

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Several months ago, I had frequent urination but my blood tests were normal, and just recently, I have been having dizzy spells and cant seem to stop eating. Also, I am feeling very fatigued. Is there is any chance this could be diabetes?

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I had gestational diabetes almost four years ago, and the symptoms continued after delivery, but I never returned to the doctor. The symptoms lessen or increase depending upon certain factors. I am currently without medical insurance and am curious regarding testing that is free, convenient, and simple. Can I test myself?

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My 51 year old sister just called me and said saying the doctors think she has diabetes because today she had an elevated blood sugar. What kind of diabetes could she have? Isn’t she too old for type 1? Aren’t the symptoms more intense than type 2? Could it possibly be something else, like a tumor?

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I have been experiencing headaches, ranging from a daily chronic headache to a mild migraine headache once a week, for a large part of my life. Could hypoglycemia be a possible cause?

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