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Am diabetic, have incontinence, weakness, mentally fuzzy. Should I be worried?

My friend has been diabetic since he was 5. Was in the hospital for a few days and got out two days ago. He was at my house today and had episodes of incontinence , was extremely weak, and was mentally fuzzy. Took him back to the hospital and they didn t keep him. Now he s back here and I don t know if I should be worried about his state. He still seems bad to me. Is there anything I should know or do? He is 25.
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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Aug 2012

Your friend seems to have type 1 diabetes mellitus. Having incontinence means he's suffering from mostly autonomic neuropathy or temporary loss of control due to very high or very low sugars. If it is so, and he's in extreme weak state with mental aberration, then he might be running with very high sugars or low sugars or frequent fluctuations in sugars. I do not know what was the evaluation of the doctor when you took him to the hospital, but please monitor his sugars and then take appropriate steps to control them first. Take help of a Diabetologist and also a Neurologist for the same. He/ she will certainly evaluate him for the possible complications he might be having and suggest further course of treatment. All the very best.
Answered: Mon, 27 Aug 2012
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