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[IP] Question on blood test (TSH serum level)
I had blood work done last week due to my continual tiredness,
sleepiness and falling down dozing (zzzzzz).
Everything thank G-d was normal (electrolytes, HGB A1c = 7.3 (but Dr
wants it higher (100-200 mg/dl) because he's afraid of me passing out
from a low sugar since I don't 'feel it' anymore)).
Only thing 'off reference' was the TSH, SERUM which came up as 4.40
where normal is (0.40-4.20). Dr told me this is very slightly off and
if I hadn't had sleep condition and very dry skin recently he probably
wouldn't look twice. He ran a second set of bloods which I'll get
back on Thursday.
Dr told me that diabetes and thyroid problems seem to go together.
Anyone on list have any data, (self or otherwise), info, on-line pages
where I can learn about this if needed? Is this number anything to
worry about? (Why can't I just have simple long term diabetes and
leave all these other things to animals in test studies?)
Yerachmiel Bruchya haLevi Altman
Please send responses direct to me (when I get lots of mail I
sometimes delete BEFORE I read and this is painful)
email @ redacted
Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/