From Keene, Texas, USA:
When I was little, whenever I got hungry, I started to shake and I would get really nervous. Right now, I am 21, and sometimes it happens but sometimes it doesn't. I never really paid any attention to any of it. However, lately I have been really thirsty and I pee a lot. If I drink a cup of water I go to the bathroom four to five times -- sometimes more. When I eat candy or juice, my throat gets really dry, and no matter how much water I drink I can't satisfy my thirst.
I am in college and I get embarrassed because I have to go to the bathroom so much when I am in classes. So before school starts, I don't drink any water. Is that healthy? Also, I have been so moody lately. One minute I am nice to my boyfriend, and the next minute I am irritated with him. I thought it was just because I am a female, and everyone knows females have mood swings. I don't know if I am worrying to much or too little, but I want to know what my symptoms mean.
It would probably be best for you to go to your doctor and ask to have a blood glucose test done, just to be sure you do not have diabetes. He or she may well want to do other tests if it does not show any diabetes.
Original posting 17 Aug 2002
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:38
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. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.