From Mission Viejo, California, USA:
My eight year old has been complaining that lights are too bright. We turn the lights down, and his eyes feel better. When he goes outside to play, he says it too bright sometimes and his eyes hurt. He is always thirsty, especially at night and when he wakes up. His appetite is fine, but he is a little overweight.My maternal grandmother had diabetes and my brother has been diagnosed with low blood sugar. Should I have him tested for diabetes since it does run in my family?
If you are concerned then a simple urine check will tell you whether or not your child has diabetes. The eye symptoms he has is worth your while having his eyes checked out.
|Return to the Top of This Page|
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:18
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. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.