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Query about type 1 diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   on 12-31-2010 we checked my son's blood sugar and it was 302. we took him to a dr. and his "a1c" was 5.5 but he continues to have high blood sugars. mostly around 300. this am he was 101 fasting tonigt he was 328 before eating and 237 2 hrs. later. we have diabetes in the family. he is very thin and eats very well.
Doctor :   It is surprising that his A1C is normal
Doctor :   with high fasting and post prandial blood sugars
Doctor :   Do you mean Type1DM in your family?
User :   my daughter 32 is a type 1 adult onset (isulin pump) me and my wife are both type 2
Doctor :   How old is your son?
User :   11
Doctor :   Any other problems that he has apart from the abnormal blood sugars?
User :   no
Doctor :   The history is consistent with Type 1 Diabetes
Doctor :   for your son
Doctor :   They look thin and have polyphagia, that is excessive hunger and eating
Doctor :   Did you take him to regular Pediatrician?
Doctor :   What was his opinion?
User :   yes
User :   that is where we had his blood test done
Doctor :   Ok, did he confirm to Type 1 Diabetes
User :   no that is why we are concerned
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The high blood sugar suspicious of Type 1
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