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Hyperglycemia and DKA

Does hyperglycemia cause an increase in appetite or a loss of appetite?

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Since switching to Lantus about a year ago, I’ve started having seizures. After 30 years with type 1, why is this now happening? Also, my doctor has said my pre-lunch blood sugar could be high, even I haven’t had breakfast. Why is this?

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On a feeding tube since infancy, my four-year-old had elevated blood sugars in laboratory work. Could it be that she needs a change in formula? Or, could she have type 1?

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I’ve been dieting, consuming protein shakes and bars. My blood sugar is slightly higher afterwards, more than when I eat regular foods. Why is this? Does the body “pull” sugar from somewhere else when we don’t eat many carbohydrates?

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Even though I keep increasing his Levemir dose, my son is still having high blood sugars around dinnertime. I don’t think he is rebounding. What do you recommend?

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Six years after diagnosis, my teen daughter refuses to discuss her diabetes. She’s had poor control for the last two years and wants no help determining the cause of overnight highs. How can she be persuaded to accept help?

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My daughter has been ill twice recently and I’ve had to increase her insulin significantly. Should I be concerned? Is there anything you recommend I do?

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Recently diagnosed, our daughter’s blood sugars remain over 250 mg/dl [13.9 mmol/L], eating 50 to 60 grams of carbohydrates with each meal. She likes to snack throughout the day. Can I give her six small meals/snacks throughout the day?

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