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Symptoms of diabetes and age of onset - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   what r the diabetes symtoms and what age it happens mostly
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status
User :   42, male, service, married
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   2 cigarettes a day since last 15 years
Doctor :   k fine
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   no
Doctor :   then why r u worried about diabetes?
User :   in fact my mother had it and in last week when i checked my sugar level, it was showing reading of 136
Doctor :   k whether it was fasting?
User :   no randomly checked at around 4 pm
Doctor :   well then get ur blood sugar for the fasting level
Doctor :   after that u can know whether ur diabetic or not?

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