From Paramount, California, USA:
My son was diagnosed with diabetes in March and is taking insulin injections. He has recently had what is called cyanosis--his lips and cheeks turned blue during physical education at school. The doctors say for sure this is not diabetes related. He has had a chest x-ray, an EKG, and blood work, all of which show everything normal. He is scheduled for an echogram on the May 10. Are there any possible causes I may bring to the pediatrician's attention?
Your pediatrician should be well suited to handle the screening tests required for this problem. They also should do a complete history and physical which can help to identify the source of the cyanosis. I doubt that it is related to diabetes.
Original posting 3 May 2004
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Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:55
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