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From United States Virgin Islands:

I am a 17 year old non-overweight, white male. I recently have been experiencing many of the symptoms of having diabetes for about a week (fatigue, nausea, frequent urination, and blurred vision from time to time). I was going to go get tested at the doctor's office when the night before I began getting a very low grade fever (about 99-100) and a little cough. I was wondering if the fever can be associated with diabetes, or if my immune system could have just been low and I got a cold.

Answer:

See your doctor or health care provider right away!

In answer to your question about fever, it is not a usual sign of diabetes. However, if you are sick, you may need more insulin, and if you are developing diabetes, the signs may appear or worsen during the illness.

LM

DTQ-19990307190243
Original posting 7 Jun 1999
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms

  
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