From Missouri, USA:
My 11 year old son becomes very ill if he has to skip a meal (e.g., if we're on vacation and mealtimes aren't normal). He usually ends his day vomiting and dizzy. In addition, he is painfully thin and urinates frequently. Should I have his glucose levels tested?
It is unlikely your child has diabetes, but it does sound as though you should have him seen a paediatrician to have this checked out.
Original posting 30 Oct 2000
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:14
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