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Parents of kids with Type 1 Diabetes, please come in.

What were your child's first symptoms? What made you ask his/her doctor about it? What kinds of tests do they run on your child?

My son has been drinking, eating and peeing like crazy lately. He's lost a couple of lbs and I'm a little worried. Is it worth it to mention it to his doctor? I have to call tomorrow and get a Rx for a rescue inhaler anyway so should I mention this as well?

 
EwansMommy

Asked by EwansMommy at 9:43 PM on Aug. 3, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Anything that worries you is worth mentioning. But sorry I don't have any advice about the symptoms.
    fairyinabubble

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 9:52 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • I would definitely mention it to your dr. My nephew was urinating every 20 mins, so his mom took him in, and he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. They ended up in the hospital for a few days to get his sugar regulated. Mention it to your dr, and see what he says. At least then you know if it's something to worry about or not. God Bless!
    purpleswiper253

    Answer by purpleswiper253 at 10:37 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Thanks, girls! I'll mention it tomorrow and see what he says.
    EwansMommy

    Comment by EwansMommy (original poster) at 12:25 AM on Aug. 4, 2010

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