From Virgina, USA:
I just found out that I have diabetes and I'm having hard time adjusting. Symptoms were there but I was unaware it was diabetes. I must know all I can. My rate goes from 41 (not eating or drinking for awhile) to 157. What is happening? Do I have Type 1 or 2?
Your blood sugar values seem to be fine.
It's impossible to explain all of diabetes in one answer, but here's some places on the Internet to start: First of all I'd suggest you to surf through this website, and also look up Understanding Insulin-Dependent Diabetes by H. Peter Chase, M.D.
Original posting 5 May 1999
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:02
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