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Diagnosis and Symptoms

For about 10 years, I have been thirsty and overweight. My fasting blood glucose levels are normal. Should I have a glucose tolerance test?

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My father had a heart attack in June that may have caused damage to his pancreas, leading to him needing Lantus. Is this common? Will his diabetes go away?

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My son recently had a virus that had triggered diabetes in a friend’s child. For two weeks, he has been drinking and urinating a lot. Do I have a reason to be concerned?

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I had a urine test at the doctor’s was “off the chart” for glucose, but my blood sugars are in the normal range when I use my husband’s glucose meter. Why is this? Why do I have so many yeast infections? I have Hashimoto’s disease and am morbidly obese.

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Is it possible for someone to have both type 1 and type 2 diabetes? If so, how could this be diagnosed?

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What are the “normal” blood sugars for a child? Are my stepson’s results serious?

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My daughter has hypothyroidism and has developed abscesses on her body. Could these mean she has diabetes?

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After seven months with diabetes, I still do not know what type of diabetes my son has. His blood sugars are in range unless he eats more than 80 grams of carbohydrates per meal. Could he have both insulin reistance and insulin sensitive at the same time?

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My granddaughter recently had a low insulin level then had a normal glucose tolerance test. What does this mean? Should we be concerned?

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Because of weak spells, my teen son had an OGTT. The ranges I have seen indicate he is fine, but I was told he has pre-diabetes and needs to cut out sugar. What is your opinion?

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