From Smithfield, North Carolina, USA:
I am a 16 year old who is blacking out, the doctors cannot find out what is wrong with me, and I have all the symptoms of hypoglycemia. I was driving my car two weeks ago, and I blacked out at the wheel. I ended up with a concussion and wrecked my car. Then I was sent to a hospital with a cut in my head all the way to my skull and with my third vertebra cracked. I went to the doctor again to get my staples taken out, and I asked my doctor about my problems.
Now, I have a test this coming week for diabetes. I am scared about the situation. My parents are worried, and so am I. Diabetes does run in my whole entire family. What exactly do you think I would have? What is the best way to handle the situation if I have it?
I appreciate your concerns. It sounds like you're doing everything you can to find out what is causing your problems with good follow-up at your physician's office. I'm not sure I can be helpful except to encourage you to continue following your doctor's advice to find out what could be causing your current problems.
Original posting 19 Jan 2002
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:30
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