From Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA:
I have a 16 month old baby girl that is excessively thirsty. I tested her blood sugar level and it was 99. This is normal for an adult; are the levels the same for an infant?
A blood sugar of 99 is normal for both a baby and adult. It can be difficult to do an accurate blood sugar on a baby using a home meter if you are not experienced. If there is any question that your baby is thirstier than normal, you should call your pediatrician.
Original posting 31 Aug 1998
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:00
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