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Hyperglycemia and DKA

My daughter has had type 1 for four years. Her blood sugars are consistently high, so her doctor put her on Avandia, then Actos. It was my understanding these were for people with type 2 and people over age 18. What do you think of this situation?

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When she was diagnosed with type 1 recently, my daughter had a very high blood sugar. She had symptoms, but said she felt fine. How could this be?

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My grandmother, who has had type 2 for over 45 years, recently had a stroke and resumed using insulin. Despite higher dosages, she has been having very high blood sugars and unusual stroke-like behavior. Her doctors aren’t overly concerned. What should we be asking them to do?

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Last night, my son’s blood sugar was very high so he took Humalog. Within an hour, he felt low, experiencing a drop from 533 mg/dl [29.6 mmol/L] to 356 mg/dl [19.8 mmol/L]. Could the symptoms of the low have been from the drop?

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My cat has steroid induced diabetes. How much does Albuterol raise blood glucose in general and for how long? My cat’s blood sugars are quite high. I give him Lantus.

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My nephew has had extremely high readings while in school. He has normal readings at home, but there is always a problem at school.I baby sit for her as often as I can, and I don’t feel that anyone has come up with an answer regarding this situation.

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How dangerous is a high blood sugar, without ketones, at wrestling practice, if it comes back down to normal after practice is over? What should be done besides insulin and water?

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After 11 years with diabetes, I now break out in hives when my blood sugar is high. Have you heard of this?

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Are unexplained high blood sugars normal on a pump? I have checked my pump and supplies and they seem okay.

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My son has started lifting weights. It often causes high blood sugars. Is this from the muscles releasing glycogen?

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