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  Hyperglycemia and DKA

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Hyperglycemia and DKA

  1. Lately, my daughter's blood sugars have been over 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]. Why would this be? Could she be insulin resistant? Can she take Avandia? (19 Nov 2008)
  2. I discovered my grandson's had an elevated blood sugar. The doctor indicated she'd check later at my grandson's next check-up. Shouldn't there be more concern? (4 Nov 2008)
  3. Just diagnosed with type 1, my niece has developed a rash. Could she be allergic to the insulin? Are high blood sugars common for someone so newly diagnosed? (31 Oct 2008)
  4. My son's blood sugar was elevated afer an oral steroid, but has been normal since then. What does this mean? (28 Oct 2008)
  5. Sometimes I let my son go to school after he has had ketones in the morning. We change his site and insulin first. Is this okay? The school has no nurse. (22 Oct 2008)
  6. Following his first episode of DKA two weeks ago, my teen son's vision has blurred considerably. Is this a result of the DKA? Will it correct itself? (20 Oct 2008)
  7. What would cause an increase in blood sugar levels in response to an increase in insulin when there are no lows prior to elevated blood sugar levels? (8 Oct 2008)
  8. Do you have any suggestions for helping us avoid our daughter's hospitalizations for DKA? (6 Oct 2008)
  9. Is it possible for a non-diabetic to have an isolated high blood glucose reading? (30 Sep 2008)
  10. I have type 2. Lately, I have been experiencing elevated blood sugars, increased thirst, and hot flushes. Should I contact my doctor? (24 Sep 2008)
  11. On NovoMix 30, my daughter has very elevated afternoon blood sugars. Is there another insulin she can take in the morning to cover her after lunch? (17 Sep 2008)
  12. My son has been running very high over the last month. Every time we increase his insulin, his blood sugar goes up. Could his liver be overproducing glucose? (12 Sep 2008)
  13. My daughter has blood sugar spikes in mid-afternoons and late evenings, so we have increased her basal rates at these times. Why is she high at these times? (10 Sep 2008)
  14. Although I exercise and eat lower carbohydrate meals, my blood sugars are elevated, even more so when I am on steroids. What do you recommend? (31 Aug 2008)
  15. Using a friend's meter, my daughter has had elevated blood sugars, but the pediatrician won't diagnose diabetes without laboratory testing. What is your opinion? (16 Aug 2008)
  16. My daughter has had high blood sugars at home, as high as 350 mg/dl [19.4 mmol/L]. The doctor said she does not have diabetes. What should I do? (16 Aug 2008)
  17. My son has been complaining of chest pain, which is accompanied by high blood sugars, despite a recent increase in his NPH. What could be causing the pain? (15 Aug 2008)
  18. For a week, my blood sugars have been higher than normal due to bacterial pneumonia. How long will it be until my blood sugars are normal? (17 Jul 2008)
  19. Can hyperglycemia cause peripheral neuropathy whereas occasional HYPOglycemia causes autonomic neuropathy? (16 Jul 2008)
  20. I've been dieting, consuming protein shakes and bars. My blood sugar is slightly higher afterwards, more than when I eat regular foods. Why is this? (16 Jul 2008)

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