Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
January 1, 2004
Diagnosis and Symptoms, Other Illnesses
Question from Perris, California, USA:
When a child is sick with a cough and the flu, is it possible that there will be sugar in the urine? We took our five-year-old child to the doctor because she was not eating at all. The doctor did a urine test and it came back with sugar in it. I am worried about it and would appreciate your advise.
Sugar in the urine is always abnormal and should be followed very closely by your pediatrician. Having the flu or a cold virus will not cause a child to have sugar in the urine.