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Diagnosis and Symptoms

Despite symptoms, my daughter’s blood sugar was 3.4 mmol/L [61 mg/dl] at the doctor’s office, not diabetes. At home, her blood sugars are often quite high. What could this be?

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Diagnosed with type 1 in September 2006, I’ve had some high blood sugars with ketones since then. Now, I have lows, even with no insulin. Could I have been misdiagnosed?

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The doctor diagnosed my adult daughter with diabetes and gave her Avandaryl. But, an endocrinologist told her to take insulin, as if it were type 1, even though he thinks she has type 2. If he thinks it’s type 2, why treat her for type 1? Is there a test to determine which type of diabetes she has?

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My younger son is displaying some of the same symptoms his older brother showed before the latter’s diagnosis with type 1. Is there anything we should do at this time?

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After a random blood test two weeks ago, I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. Since then, some of my blood sugars have been a bit elevated. Should I have a glucose tolerance test?

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Over the years, my daughter’s had headaches, bladder infections, a kidney issue, etc. Are these early signs of diabetes? I’m concerned because her dad has type 1.

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Due to some symptoms, I had the doctor check my toddler’s blood sugar. It was elevated at his office so he ordered a fasting test. Then, she had a low blood sugar. Why would her blood sugars fluctuate this way? Should I take her to a specialist?

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My husband suspects he got type 1 as an adult as a result of eating too many sweets throughout his life. Is this a correct assumption? How can we prevent our children from getting the disease?

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The doctor recommended exercise and diet for my son’s pre-diabetes. Is this condition preventable? Will he eventually need insulin injections?

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I was diagnosed with type 2 with a random blood sugar of 128 mg/dl [7.1 mmol/L]. I am not overweight and had negative antibodies. What type of diabetes do I have?

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