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Diagnosis and Symptoms

My husband has recurring “sores” or “bites.” The doctor says it is diabetes. Is this possible?

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Because of frequent yeast infections, complaints about her eyes and frequent urination, my daughter had a fingerstick test. The result was 80 mg/dl [4.4 mmol/L]. Should I ask for more testing?

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Recently, my friend’s blood sugar was 8.1 mmol/L [146 mg/dl] 30 minutes after a sandwich. She had increased thirst and urination. Should she see a doctor?

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I was diagnosed with type 2 in 1978, but it went away when I lost weight. Now, GAD testing indicates I have LADA. Did I really have type 2 before or did I really have LADA all along?

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A toddler I know has twice had low blood sugars when hospitalized. Could she have type 1?

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My son was recently diagnosed with type 1. He tested negative for antibodies. Can just a viral illness kill the islet cells even if you have no antibodies? How often does this occur?

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A five day continuous sensor indicated that my daughter’s blood sugars fluctuate, but were not higher than 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]. Eating a low carbohydrate diet with food every two hours, my daughter’s symptoms have improved. Is she destined to get diabetes?

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Given her family history and symptoms, I checked my daughter’s blood sugar. It was 160 mg/dl [8.8 mmol/L]. The doctor said it’s likely not diabetes, but I thought anything over 140 mg/dl [7.7 mmol/L] means diabetes. Is my daughter in the early stages or honeymoon phase?

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A little after a month on Accutane, my daughter was diagnosed with diabetes. Could her high level be caused by the Accutane? Have other patients on Accutane developed diabetes?

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What are the tests that should be used to diagnose type 1 and what are the routine tests to check the antibodies?

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