From Gander, Newfoundland, Canada:
My 7 year old son has diabetes. His older brother, who is 9, sometimes has high sugars. The highest they have been is 11.3 mmol [203 mg/dl]; this was after dinner. Other times when we check them before eating they may be 8 mmol [144 mg/dl] or higher. Does this mean that he is also developing diabetes?
I would definitely share this information with your doctor, and watch for symptoms of high blood sugar (excessive urination and drinking, weight loss, etc.) You might also want to see if your son can be enrolled in the Diabetes Prevention Trials.
Original posting 23 Mar 1998
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:58
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.