From South Australia:
I am a 35 year old female. I crave sweet foods after big meals and usually around mid-afternoon, and I also find that if I eat sweet foods in the morning, I am very lethargic by mid-afternoon. When I went off sweet junk foods (i.e., chocolate, lollies, biscuits) for a year and a half, none of this happened. It took about a month of being off sweet junk foods before the physical cravings tapered off. I don't know of any diabetes in my family's history.
I think you are asking if your symptoms could be diabetes related, and the answer is no. Your supposition that your problems are habit related is, I'm sure, true.
Original posting 18 Jan 2002
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:30
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