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From Santa Rosa, California, USA:

My son has been really glassy-eyed and very tired with no energy. He has had a white, very dry tongue and always wants sugar. I read the signs of dehydration but It doesn't say anything about being glassy-eyed, and diabetes does run in our family. How do you know if your child has diabetes?


I am afraid that you are not giving us much to go on. For what it's worth, it doesn't really sound like diabetes but you should take your son to see a paediatrician.


[Editor's comment: See symptoms of diabetes. SS]

Original posting 1 Jul 2002
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms


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