... It sounds like you need a really good check up. Don't wait. Get in there and see a doctor and get some good blood work done. Get all your testing done on thyroid, blood pressure, blood sugars, vitamin d and B12 levels, cholesterol, etc. If you're overweight, then you probably could use a visit with a dietician. You could be prediabetic if not full diabetic.
If you're... (4 replies)
... I recently did a hormone test to see if my hormones were a little off causing a nasty temper. I found out that my progesterone was in fact incredibly low but the test also showed that I am insulin resistant. My doc told me that this could mean that I am diabetic. Unfortunately, my insurance is no longer accepted w/this doc so I need to pick another doc before I can "attack"... (3 replies)
... My dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes about 5 years ago. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the help. I think if it is diabetes then it is low blood sugar. ... (5 replies)
... Please can someone help. I just want to know if with diabetes can you have seizures similar to epilepsy but with regular brain scans and can is blood sugar and urine tests alway irregular or just when they are affecting your health (5 replies)
... I have been having seizures now for about 6 years but before that I have always fainted on a regular basis. ... (5 replies)
... hey ginny
i always had seizures with low blood sugars , and a lot of the time my sugars wernt that low (3.7) i used to have them every three weeks in my teenage years. i just couldnt wake up once they were below 4. (5 replies)
... Recurrent seizures really call for a specialist. ... (5 replies)
... so it seems as if the seizures and the diabetes are not related. ... (5 replies)
... I'm no Doctor, but it sounds like the Diabetes and the Seizures are not related. You need to go to a Doctor who will listen and help you find a solution to this situation without delay. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your response. My son, now 22, has been diabetic since he was 6. He started having occassional seizures when he was 8. He has one or two every year. He is living on his own and it's a constant worry for us. He had a very bad one recently that lasted 8 minutes. ... (5 replies)
... hi ginny. my son had two seizures due to low blood sugar, when he was 18. they were both in the early hours of the morning and needed us to administer the emergecy glucagon injection. ... (5 replies)
... My son has Type I diabetes and has been having seizures with low blood sugars for years. My daughter has diabetes also, and doesn't. Does anyone else out there have seizures with their low blood sugars? ... (5 replies)
... Imitrex can trigger seizures because it works on Serotonin Neurons (Brain Cells) receptors. Imitrex is an agonist for a vascular 5-hydroxytryptamine1 receptor subtype (probably a member of the 5-HT1D family) having only a weak affinity for 5-HT1A, 5-HT5A, and 5-HT7 receptors and no significant affinity (as measured using standard radioligand binding assays) or... (1 replies)
... year old, and the fact that he is getting seizures makes it even more urgent that he be treated quickly. ... (6 replies)
Mindy said it so well, that I have nothing to add to her post. Just wanted to hop in here and offer you moral support. Any doctor that says "kids don't get diabetes" should have his license to practice taken away. This is a dangerous doctor!
Please find another doctor for your grandson as quickly as possible. And please keep us posted.
Ruth (6 replies)
... This entire post just makes me so mad!!! Type 1 diabetes used to be called Juvenile Diabetes because it was mainly KIDS that got it!! URGH The Drs are so full of it on this one. ... (6 replies)
... Are you a type 2 diabetic? Some of your information is good, but some is not such good advice for a T2 or not enitirely accurate.
I agree with the advice about healthy fats and real butter. Also the explanations of T1 vs T2 and avoiding white foods.
Ketogenic diets can work well for controlling blood sugar levels and weight loss. I've tried it myself with great success... (10 replies)
... All the posts I've read are very informative and right on target. Do you understand what T2 diabetes is? ... (10 replies)
... her fast acting carbs unless she truly knew that she was in need of it. However, she may have made the right choice if the sugars were deemed low later on. T1 diabetes is an epidemic these days and there is no cure, only insulin to replace the pancreas that stops working because of the beta cells being attacked in the body. ... (4 replies)