Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Shelby, North Carolina, USA:

My daughter is 13 years old. In the last four months, we have noticed a lot of mood swings. Sometimes her blood sugars are good and sometimes they're not. Is this common?


Adolescents can be moody, whether they have diabetes or not. So, it is difficult to determine whether or not your daughter's moodiness is a result of being a teenager or a result of swings in her blood sugars. The best way to find out is to ask her what her thoughts are on the matter. Another option is to check her blood sugars more frequently and see if her moods are related to either higher numbers or lower numbers on a consistent basis.


Original posting 16 Nov 2004
Posted to Behavior


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:00
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.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.