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Hypoglycemia

Following a seizure, my infant daughter cannot keep her blood sugar normalized without an IV. Why is this?

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This morning, my teen daughter was combative and uncooperative at waking. My husband and I had trouble restraining her to give her glucagon, assuming she was low. After about 10 minutes, she was fine and had no memory of the incident. Is this normal?

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Diagnosed with type 1 in the summer of 2003, my daughter was later said to have intermittent hyperglycemia. We are awaiting of the results of GAD testing for MODY 3. Should she have a GTT? Could she have hypoglycemia?

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My son has been having increased episodes of hypoglycemia. In the past two weeks, he has had one seizure and one very near seizure, and I am not happy with is present doctor.

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My daughter, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about six weeks ago, has times when she has to eat continually to keep her sugar up past 45 mg/dl [2.5mmol/L]. Her specialist says she is in her honeymoon period, but he has no explanation as to why she has extremely low blood sugars.

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About a month ago, my daughter, who has type 1 diabetes, became hypoglycemic, had a seizure and was advised to take medications since EEG showed some epilepsy, but the doctors can’t differentiate whether the seizures where due to low glucose level or epilepsy. Is there any specific test to rule out epilepsy? If the seizures were due to low glucose levels is it correct to give anticonvulsant medications?

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What is the low blood sugar level that is considered dangerous? We recently read that anything less than 120 mg/dl [6.7 mmol/L] affects you mentally.

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My son wakes up with low blood sugars in the morning. Is this something about which I should be concerned?

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Can a doctor diagnose a child with hypoglycemia based on her eating/behavior? Should I get a second opinion? Where can I get a medical identification bracelet?

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For a week, my daughter has been low at bedtime. If I adjust her insulin, she is high. What should I do to help keep her in range?

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