Diagnosis and Symptoms


Intermittent high blood sugars in 5 year old.

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I have one daughter with type 1 and one with JIA and Ehler-Danlos. I have PCOS and their father has hemochromatosis. Should I have my second daughter’s GAD tested? Is she at higher risk for type 1 diabetes?

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My daughter has intermittent high blood sugars, with symptoms, yet had no antibodies, and an acceptable A1c. Can type 1 develop slowly? The doctor has not yet diagnosed type 1, is unsure what is going on. Should we get a second opinion from a different endocrinologist?

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My daughter had elevated blood sugars when at the ER three times for kidney infections, but testing was negative. Could she be in the early stages of type 1?

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My daughter’s C-peptide has gone up since diagnosis and she was negative for antibodies. Could she have type 2 or MODY?

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Tests indicate my son has MODY 5. He has been on Humalog, is supposed to start on Lantus. What is the treatment for MODY 5? It seems very few people know.

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When diagnosed with type B flu, my daughter’s blood sugar was elevated. Since getting one shot of insulin, her blood sugar has not been very high. Could the high blood sugar have been from the flu?

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For a month, my toddler has been urinating only once a day, or less. Her breath smells like ketones. Could she have diabetes? What do you advise?

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