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Re: [IPp] Re: Diabetes and bed wetting



Barbara,
My son is 13 and doesn't want to be embarrassed by wearing "diapers" or
wetting the bed at boy scout camp!  There has to be a way to stop it, not
just cover it up!
Carol
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From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 1:44 PM
Subject: [IPp] Re: Diabetes and bed wetting


> <<Can anyone help me?  I'm so tired of washing sheets.  I think he must be
> going
> low at night and then rebounding, but I haven't been able to "catch" him.
> The
> bed wetting started the same time as his symptoms of diabetes - a year
ago.
> He wants to go to summer camp, but how can he with this problem.>>
>
>
> Hi Carol,
>      I can't remember how old you child is, but sure he can go to summer
> camp.  That is what Good Nites were invented for!  Try them out to see if
he
> feels comfortable with the concept.
>      Diabetics do not concentrate their urine in the same manner as non-D
> people do.  Bed wetting and diabetes is certainly not uncommon, in fact it
is
> a standard question asked at doctors appointments where I have been.
>      And yes, bed-wetting has probably been the sign for many parents that
> something was wrong with their child.  Probably if this occurs dx can
happen
> a bit sooner.
> Barbara, Mum of Claire 8
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