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FP and PP on blood test for fasting sugar was high, for urine nil. Diabetic?

FP and PP on blood for fasting sugar was high, for urine nil. Diabetic? my daughter aged13 yrs, Her weight is 60 Kgs In routine blood work it was found that my daughter;s FP was 125 & PP was 159, urine FP & PP are NIL. her HbA1c is 6.1. As Iam worried about my Daughter,should I repeat one more FP & PP Test . 1.what is juvenile diabetes, medication is required can it be postponed for 10 yrs with strict diet and exercise. month ago she is matured my question is this sugar changes have taken place because of hormonal imbalances .or not 3.when blood work to be taken for GTT fasting are Random. kindly advise. Asked by: bvrkumari1999 On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012 Answers: 1 Views: 4 Report Abuse Also find answers on: Blood sugar Diabetes mellitus High-fructose corn syrup Answer this Question ยป Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani, General & Family Physician 5328 Answers since Mar 2011 Answered: 3 days ago Current rating Hi, BVkumari, Thanks for query. It seems that she might have juvenile diabetes. ( hours are enough for fasting blood sugar. To confirm the juvenile diabetes go for GTT and blood HbA1 C level. If juvenile diabetes is not there then it can be controlled with strict diet control and exercise.
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based on the values you have given,she is likely to have juvenile diabetes ,more so she can be categorised into maturity onset diabetes of young (MODY)
getting a GTT done will be more useful
a positive GTT confirms that one could become diabetic in coming 5 years in 40 % cases
if not confirmed ,talk to a nutritionist and dietician to give a strict diet
and physical activity is equally important too
so as you mentioned that your daughter attained menarche recently ,see to it that she gets her periods regularly,if there is delay or lag consult a gynaec
because polycystic ovaries which is a pre diabetic condition is likely to occur in people with the values you have mentioned
take proper care that she donot get obese
get her bmi (basal metabolic index) checked on calculators available every where on internet
see to it that her bmi should be less than 25
if she is diagnosed to be diabetic please donot postpone the medication(this may lead t complications ,making situations worse)
hope i answered your query
feel free to contact me for further queries
thank you
Answered: Thu, 30 Aug 2012
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