[Previous Months][Date Index][Thread Index][Join - Register][Login]
[Message Prev][Message Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]

Re: [IPp] missing hormone



It is Hashimotos disease where the body has antibodies that affect the
thyroid.
----- Original Message -----
From: "jftroop" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 4:22 PM
Subject: Re: [IPp] missing hormone


> > Have any of you ever heard of this happening?  Do you know the name of
the
> > hormone?  I want to say that she sounded as if she was saying
"cortisone"
>
> Sarah,
> The only thing I know of is that frequently diabetics have problems with
> thyroid dz since they are both autoimmune.our son, Jeffrey(dx 5/99)is type
> 1, and our daughter Eryn has Hoshimoto's dz, (which is when the body for
> some reason rejects its own thyroid gland, resulting in an underactive
> thyroid) Anyway, our endo frequently tests Jeffrey for the thyroid problem
> since the two dz's are sort of cousins?  I  dont know if this is what your
> child has, but I thought I would let you know about it just in case.
>
> Take Care, Laura in AL, mom to Eryn,9, Jeffrey,6 dx 5/99, and Mary Glenn,
4.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 4:00 PM
> Subject: [IPp] missing hormone
>
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > Our endo called today to give results of some blood work done on my 5yr
> old a
> > week ago.  He has been having alot of low blood sugars and no matter how
> we
> > adjust his insulin, he still goes low at school. So the results of the
> blood
> > work show that my son is lacking in a certain hormone, which is causing
> him
> > to have so many lows. I am not sure the name of the hormone, as my head
> was
> > spinning when the endo called. Not to mention the fact that she has a
big
> > accent when she speaks and sometimes is hard to understand.  We are
> currently
> > on our saline start for the pump and we go back to the hospital on
Tuesday
> > for the real thing....so on Tuesday they are going to re do the blood
test
> > and see if they are correct. If they find that he is lacking this
hormone
> > than he will have to take a pill to replace the hormone and he will have
> to
> > take this pill for the rest of his life. Please....what else do I have
to
> > endure, what else does my poor little boy have to go thru?????
> > hormone, however, I have never heard of this.
> > Do I sound panicked????
> > Sarah
> > Mother of Matthew age 5  diagnosed 3/99
> > ----------------------------------------------------------
> > for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
> > help SUPPORT Insulin Pumpers http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
> help SUPPORT Insulin Pumpers http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
----------------------------------------------------------
for HELP or to subscribe/unsubscribe, contact: HELP@insulin-pumpers.org
help SUPPORT Insulin Pumpers http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml