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From Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA:

I have diabetes, and I decided to check my childrens' blood sugars. My 20 month old has consistently had high blood sugars for the past three days. Is this a cause for concern? Is it normal for a baby that age to run high sugars? She is only 20 months old; can you have diabetes that young?


Diabetes can be present in any age group. If her blood sugars are running high, you need to discuss that with her pediatrician.


Original posting 30 May 2001
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms


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