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Re: [IP] Embarassing question



Have you had your kidney function checked lately?  Sounds like it could be a
kidney problem to me, altho I hope not....
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2000 12:41 PM
Subject: [IP] Embarassing question


> Hi everyone, I'm very embarassed about having to ask this question.  But,
I
> figured if anyone understood, it might be some other diabetics.  I have
been
> having a problem for about a year, and I'm not sure why.  Basically, when
my
> blood sugar is very high, I notice that I have about 30 seconds from the
time
> I realize I have to use the bathroom to actually get to the bathroom.  In
the
> middle of the night, for example, if I wake up and have to use the
bathroom,
> I have mere seconds to get up from my bed, run down the hallway, and use
the
> bathroom, or I'd probably wet myself.  The thing I don't understand is, if
> I'm not high, I could have a full bladder and hold it all day and not have
a
> problem.  It's only when I'm high that I have the problem.  Does this make
> sense?  Does it have anything to do with the high sugars or is it
> coincidence?  My boyfriend thinks I'm crazy when I yell at him to pull
over
> at a gas station or something so I can use the bathroom, he doesn't
> understand the urgency.  When I'm high, I feel like something is sitting
on
> my bladder and I need to go right away or else.  I don't know if this
makes a
> difference, but I've had diabetes for 17.5 yrs and this has been going on
for
> the last year.  Thanks so much for your help, Kelly
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