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Hyperglycemia and DKA from 1999

  1. My daughter is 6. Should I send her to school when her sugar is high? (26 Dec 1999)
  2. What is the use of glucose, potassium, and phosphorous in an IV treatment for a child with severe hyperglycemia? (24 Dec 1999)
  3. He suffered severe brain damage the cause which is believed to be prolonged hyperglycemia. (30 Nov 1999)
  4. My 5 year old has had Type 1 for a year, and has always struggled with very high blood sugars in the afternoon. (24 Nov 1999)
  5. I recently experienced DKA, and until then I did not know just how serious my condition was. (24 Nov 1999)
  6. Recently, my blood glucose has been in the range of 200-380. What can I do? (9 Nov 1999)
  7. Why is it that some people can have a 500 blood glucose, but not have ketones? (9 Nov 1999)
  8. In the last two years, she has had to be hospitalized on 4 occasions due to rises in her glucose. (5 Nov 1999)
  9. Over the past year I've noticed days where his blood sugars elevate for no apparent reason. (23 Oct 1999)
  10. Almost 2 years ago my 12 year old niece died through acidotic poisoning. (10 Oct 1999)
  11. Is it possible for non-diabetic people with anorexia or those in a famine to develop any kind of ketoacidosis? (7 Oct 1999)
  12. Does hyperglycemia at birth indicate diabetes? (28 Sep 1999)
  13. Do you see hypo and hyperglycemia in children not on insulin? (28 Sep 1999)
  14. When I check 2 hours after a meal, the sugars are almost always high: 15 mmol or higher. Is this normal? (24 Sep 1999)
  15. How do we bring down the blood sugars in the mornings? (20 Sep 1999)
  16. A few weeks ago, she had another high blood glucose episode for no known reason. (12 Sep 1999)
  17. Could you tell me please the effects undiagnosed diabetes could have on the developing brain, nervous system and over-all wellness of an infant? (9 Sep 1999)
  18. I have a five year old son who has experienced several of the noted symptoms of DKA. (30 Aug 1999)
  19. Can the diabetic taste the ketones? (24 Aug 1999)
  20. My teenage son, a type 1 diabetic for 2 years, recently failed a breathalyzer test for alcohol. (24 Aug 1999)
  21. Although my average reading is fine, my dawn phenomenon still bothers me some of mornings. (14 Aug 1999)
  22. Lately at school I've been thirsty. The clinic has lowered my insulin by several units. (13 Aug 1999)
  23. My nephew is hospitalized 3 to 4 times a year for DKA. (6 Aug 1999)
  24. Do allergy symptoms cause an increase in blood sugars? (6 Aug 1999)
  25. Why would she not show ketones when her sugars are high? (2 Aug 1999)
  26. Could either the poison ivy or shot be the cause of his high blood sugar? (29 Jul 1999)
  27. My 17 year old son was diagnosed 5 years ago with Type 1 Diabetes. He was recently hospitalized in ketoacidosis. (24 Jul 1999)
  28. What is the highest blood sugar on record where the diabetic survived? (7 Jul 1999)
  29. I have recently noticed that almost every morning I find ketones in my urine. Is there a way to prevent this? (2 Jul 1999)
  30. If using an insulin pump with Lispro and the insulin is terminated, how long before ketoacidosis? (30 Jun 1999)
  31. Does Novocaine cause an increase in blood sugar? (29 Jun 1999)
  32. I was wondering if there has been any documentation about stress related high blood sugars causing emotional problems. (12 Jun 1999)
  33. Can one develop resistance to long acting insulin (NPH)? (9 Jun 1999)
  34. Whenever I get ketones I get a burning sensation that is very painful in my throat. (7 Jun 1999)
  35. Could high blood sugar levels mask as ADHD? (4 Jun 1999)
  36. My daughter had +++ of ketones. Do you think that an overnight fast could account for the ketonuria? (4 Jun 1999)
  37. Our 9-year-old son was diagnosed almost 2 years ago with Type 1. We are struggling with morning high blood glucose readings. (3 Jun 1999)
  38. My 5 year old daughter has been having ketones in her urine for the past 6 weeks. (31 May 1999)
  39. No matter what we do she seems to run high in the morning. I have heard mention of Dawn Syndrome. (14 May 1999)
  40. My 15 year old son was diagnosed 4 years ago. For the last 18 months his average has always been over 190 and as high as 280. (13 May 1999)
  41. Her sugar levels have been volatile and ketones have ranged from small to large for one week solid. (13 May 1999)
  42. Due to convulsions during the night we have lowered his N -- causing him to wake up (10-15). Any suggestions? (10 May 1999)
  43. A friend's child has had diabetes for four years. For the past six weeks his sugars have been in the twenties and thirties. (5 May 1999)
  44. Her sugar levels have been volatile during this illness and ketones have ranged from small to large for one week solid. (17 Apr 1999)
  45. What effect will instances of high or low blood glucose have on the ability to comprehend and remember instructions? (2 Apr 1999)
  46. My blood sugar becomes much higher 3-4 days before menstruation. (26 Mar 1999)
  47. I have always had good control. Recently my sugars have jumped to 296 and I feel like I am having a low. (26 Mar 1999)
  48. Whenever I get ketones I get a burning sensation in my throat. Is this caused by ketones? (18 Mar 1999)
  49. If his sugars consistantly run in the 120 to 200 range, will he be at a higher risk for complications? (17 Mar 1999)
  50. My 5 yr old daughter (diagnosed May 1995) has been having ketones in her urine for the past 6 weeks. (17 Mar 1999)
  51. My daughter has had episodes of high blood sugars with moderate or large ketones, every 10 days to 2 weeks. (8 Mar 1999)
  52. My stepdaughter has been showing ketones of 2+ or black on the stick. (8 Mar 1999)
  53. Our seven year old daughter is on insulin for two years with constant ketones. Any idea what is the cause of her ketones? (4 Feb 1999)
  54. This past summer, my son completed a 6 month course of Accutane. Today we found out that his blood sugar is 265. (24 Jan 1999)

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