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aximand
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Date Joined Jan 2008
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   Posted 1/5/2009 6:35 PM (GMT -7)   
hi this is just a question about whether or not i should get tested now occaisionaly i have a lot of sugar most days i have bout 4 2 finger kit kats spread throughout the day (bad i know).
I have always drunk and urinated alot but the doctor has told me before thats because of my kidneys (something bout when my mum was pregnant with me i had a twin and it affected their development).
Now recently my eyes have changed a bit but that could be due to my glasses being a bit bent. Also i have developed and itch all over in the past few days, mainly on my shins but there is no sign of a rash.... should i get myself tested for diabetes? or does this sound like a false alarm? Im 22 and slightly underweight too.

Sorry its probably just me worrying after my friend recently got rushed to hospital due to diabetes and i had to help him. Everything turned out fine just shocked me as was only person there to help and had never had to deal with it before.

Post Edited (aximand) : 1/5/2009 7:35:20 PM (GMT-7)


LanieG
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 5534
   Posted 1/6/2009 7:56 AM (GMT -7)   
Welcome to the forum, aximand.  I think you might be a bit anxious about your health but what you're describing doesn't sound like diabetes.  However, regardless of your young age or anything else, maybe a visit to your doctor for a blood test would help you put your mind to rest.  You are right to be concerned about health, which is a good thing, but don't stress over the unknowns.  A blood test (or a couple of them) will tell you and the doctor if you have diabetes or not.  Skin can be itchy in winter, so that might be the cause but, again, a visit to the doctor with all these concerns will answer your questions.  yeah   And let us know what happens, ok?

Lanie
forum moderator - diabetes
diabetes controlled so far by low/no carb diet and exercise; no meds

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