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Re: [IPp] headaches



> Dear All,
> 
> Let me throw another zinger at you.  Do any of your diabetic
> children suffer with headaches with blood sugars in the 140"s?  For
> the past 2 days now, Jessy has had a headache, after recess, she is
> flushed and her cheeks are red. 

On first guess I'd say she sounds dehydrated and needs more water. 
Talk to your doc.... If you put a snack in her lunch that is salty -- 
like fritos, that will cause her to drink more and improve her 
hydration.

Michael
> It is still fairly warm in NJ.  I
> just don't know what to do.  I have asked her to rate the headache
> on a scale from 1-10, and she will say that it is over 10.  She's
> 8!!!!  She should not be having headaches at this age.  It's not
> stress, and she really doesn't run around a whole lot.  There is no
> ryme or reason, really, that I can see. Her food is different every
> day, so there is no pattern where that is concerned.  I am at a
> loss.  I have called her pediatrician for his advice, he will
> probobly want me to bring her in to see him (God forbid we do
> something over the phone just once.)  I thought that maybe you guys
> would have some clue as to whether this may be diabetic related or!
> not, and if there is anything we can do about it to make life better
> for Jessy. 
> 
> Thanks in advance for all of your infinate wisdom.
> 
> Cindy
> 
> Cindy, pump mom to Jessy (8) dx 1/02, Julie (4)non diab. and Trevor
> (1)non diab.
> 
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