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Thu Dec 16 02:39:53 UTC 2010

My 11yrs BS was 194mg/dl after I checked it,she has no med hx,but had c/o dizziness/HA, should this concern me?
Asked By: walker1okmedic  

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she is about 5'1-5'2 and weighs about 170, mother recently dx type 2, both maternal and paternal grandparents also diabetics.
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2010-12-16 23:15:22.0

Thank-you for contacting Dlife.com.

Your 11 year old daughter has risk factors for diabetes. She has a family history and is overweight. WIth her complaints of dizziness and headache it is important to take her to a pediatrician. You did not mention when you took her glucose level, but looking at the whole picture does require attention. Please take her to a physician or clinic for a complete physical. Stay proactive for you daughters best health.

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