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Could my son have diabetes ?

My 10 year old son drinks large amounts of fluids- he ll drink 2 or 3 lts of apple juice in a night, cause he was drinking so much juice or cordial i now only have water, he will still easily drink 2lts at a time. His lost about 3 kg in weight, he was only 32 kg to start. He sweats alot. I m concerned that he might have diabetes . I ll ring tommorow to make a dr s appointment for him but as we live in a country area it could take up to two weeks to see a dr. Could it be something else? My son is autistic the drama of having blood sugar tests would be huge.
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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The only way to confirm this is doing the tests.Main symptoms of diabetes include excess thirst, hunger and incresaed frequency of urination. Other symptoms can include blurry vision, numbness

Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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