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Need help. Diabetes symptoms but no diabetes

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 9, 2008
  • 03:15 AM

For the past 3 years i have had a problem if i dont eat every 2-3 hours. When it first started the symptoms wernt as strong as they are now. I have scene my doctor
and he has tested me for diabetes and hormone problems but they all came back clear.
My symptoms are
dizzyness
weakness
shaking (it looks a little worse than a shiver)
my eyes dont wanna focus properly all the time but it feels like they cant when i get those symtoms
headaches
pain in right side of my stomach sometimes not just if i havent eaten
and all of that gets worse when i get my period the time frame between a meal and when those symptoms occur will shorten when i have my period
and sometimes eating doesnt make them better
I know all these symptoms point to diabetes but i have been tested on 3 different occasions but all came back no diabetes
this weekend on saturday was the worst one ive ever had and would have gone to the hospital if i hadnt have fallen asleep.
Saturday morning i had spaghetti on toast for breakfast and apple at about 10:30 and a sandwich and yoghurt for lunch around 12 and then i got busy and at 4 i began
to get all the symptoms so i had another sadnwich but that didnt work so at 5 i had my dinner and that again didnt work and i feel asleep. (i had my period on the weekend)
I am 23, Female i weight 59kg and im 5'3 (perfect weight range). Im a smoker but i dont drink alchohol or do any drugs.
Before anybody suggests this because i know this is a common suggestion for some reason i have not been bitten by a tick at any point in my life.
I live in a city region and dont do any activities wear you would normally find ticks i have no trees or plants in my area (live in a high rise apartment)

i forgot to mention i never eat white bread because it makes me too tired so i eat wholegrain and the yoghurt was a small strawberry yoghurt

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  • it isnt lymes diseasei had ebv last year and when they where trying to work out what was making me sick by then i had a blood test for alot of things one being lyme but i had ebv. This has been going on for three years.
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  • I find it hilarious that you're already defending yourself against the "lyme attack"-lol. You must have looked around a bit before you posted, bet you even knew who was going to put it up. I really don't have a clue but it sounds like what I've heard hypoglycemic is. Honestly pretty much what I know of it is from movies, but you might want to look up the symptoms and see if it's a fit. Its just the first thing that popped into my head when I read your post. Another thought though--diabetes could make you need to eat to keep your blood sugar up but I know you already checked that out. Also don't tapeworms (i know sounds gross) basically eat everything in your stomach so you never feel full and you don't gain weight? I've heard that tale along with "back when they sold tonics on the street, tapeworms were like diet pills" lol. I don't know how much truth is there. Hope I gave you some ideas to look into though. Good luck:)
    chromegirl666 101 Replies Flag this Response
  • yeah i had been reading around to see if anyone had something similar and it would appear that everyone has lymes disease.i have been tested for hypoglyceamia and that was clear. ill look into the worm thing though cause as far as i know that has never been looked into (its hard to tell cause of the abbreviations on the pathology refferal.
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  • try googling the abbreviations--it might help you figure out what they stand for a lot faster
    chromegirl666 101 Replies Flag this Response
  • Another thing that could be a factor - the shaking is the key here but all of your symtoms fit - is heavy metals..do you have silver/mercury fillings?? This is a very real problem. If you have old ones, they could be leaking they should be replaced with white composite fillings. Toxic vapours can also cause digestive pain and certainly all of your symtoms could be from heavy metals. Here is a video from utube about it.http://www.y2khealthanddetox.com/mercdetox.htmlAfter the fillings are replaced you have to detox from the heavy metals. Its pretty simple. I have a heavy metals detox info email attachment for my clients - if you want it email me at frehhelp99@yahoo.com. In the meantime to keep your blood sugar stable (not referring to diabetes - just day to day fluctuations), instead of eating sandwiches etc., try eating protein snacks or non/low gluten snacks.. keep things handy in your bag - an apple or sliced apple is great because its so high in fibre, Almonds, pumpkin seeds/sunflower seeds..if you want to eat sandwiches try using spelt bread as its lower in gluten. You could have some candida imalance as well (another side effect from heavy metals) which causes cravings for sugars or starchy foods such as breads..
    Kinesiologist 62 Replies Flag this Response
  • When I was going through autoimmuned thryoid disease (in my case Graves) I became very sensitive to foods...somehow it didn't really seem to matter what I ate...though I have to admit that foods higher in iodine, and gluten seem to set me off. As my disease went into remission, I do not seem to have the reaction (in my case heart palpitations, weird head and fatigue) as I used to. I still do have a reaction to food high in iodine like fish, shell fish and McDonald's hamburgers and other processed foods that often have high salt and I guess high iodine...... It is always good to get the thryoid checked .... thryoid problems, with or without the autoimmune component, often run in families, but not always. It also occured that you may be food sensitive or even have allergies. I had a doctor tell me once that even the smalles bit of the offending food can set the sensitive person off....this reaction can even happen days later. Have you been tested for celiacs disease or other food sensitivies and allergies? The fact that it gets worse around your period, in my opinion, just may be that when you have your period, like many women, you become extra vunerable to what is already going on....this happens to me anyway. Hope this helps a bit. Joan
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  • Ive never been tested for celiacs disease i will ask my doc about that... I dont usually eat alot of bread. I buy one loaf per fortnight (freeze it) and by the end of the fortnight i stil have 4 slices left that get thrown out. I prefer vegetables and fruit. i eat alot of salad or boiled veges but i always make sure i combine that with meat. I basically dont eat high sugar cause they make me feel really tired and gross. I get what i call a sugar hangover if i have chocolate or piece of cake icecream anything that is high in sugar in it i feel like i have a hangover. bad headache nausea tired and bad reflux. As far as i know there have been no celiac disease in my family but i only know my fathers side as my mother is adopted. This whole thing is driving me nuts. When it first started it only happened every few days and it was because i had cooked dinner later than normal (lecture on that day ran later) but for the past six months its every day and within hours of a meal. My doctor told me just to take sultanas and nuts to uni with me and if i start feeling sick to eat them until he can work out whats going on.
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  • PS correction re. type-0 for the email address if you want me to send the heavy metals detox... freehelp99@yahoo.com
    Kinesiologist 62 Replies Flag this Response
  • I have been having these sypmtoms too.. i also posted this partialy in the Lyme section with a question .. Ive been seeking a diagnosis for the past 4 months... nothing yet.. all i get is i dont knows... i have many of the same symptoms.. they thought anemia no, no iron defieciency (sp), having hypoglycemic like spells .. only way to keep sugar up is to eat constantly.. thought that might have somethign to do with extreme fatigue.. they said if i do have hypoglycemia its not severe yet becuase its not in lower 50 and 40 yet.. was at one point 42?? stay 60-70...but theres soo many more symptoms crazy ones... been to internal med dr, opthamologist, neuro-opth, crazy stuff going on w eyes and headaches.. mri's mra's, all neg. IM dr did thyroid tests.. all neg. I also turn purple all the time whether i stand or sit.. my legs feet hands numb tingle and always freeze, i get spotty, see crazy flashing sparkling lights in vision. Weird stuff... HE JUST LEFT ME W I DONT KNOW.. crappy huh Thanks
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  • Hi - I found this list of symptoms from Candida from this website.. http://www.truthbeknown.com/candida.htm it mentions all of your symptoms including shaking and hunger, and candida overgrowth explains why you get tired from white bread. At first I thought it was heavy metals, but heavy metals can CAUSE candida. I've got an excellent Anti candida diet attachment for my clients if you want it. ALL the foods you mention you eat are "candida feeding" foods.. anti candida diet is easy and best way to get rid of it. The whole article is 6 pages so too long to copy here. freehelp99@yahoo.comKarenSymptoms and Illnesses Possibly Caused or Worsened by Candida OvergrowthAchesAcneADD or ADHDAdrenal disorderAlcoholismAllergiesAlzheimer'sAngerAnorexiaAnxietyArthritisAsthmaAthlete's footAutismBad breath, HalitosisBeer bellyBelchingBlisters in mouthBloatingBlurry visionBody odorBrain fogBread cravingBronchitisBruisingBulimiaBurning urinationBurning, itching or watering eyesCaffeine cravingCancerCeliac diseaseChemical sensitivitiesChest painCold hands and feetCold sweatsColdsCoughingCrying jagsCystitisDandruffDepressionDermatitisDiabetesDiaper rashDizzinessDreadDrowsinessDry mouthDry skinEar infectionsEar problems/painEar ringingEczemaEndometriosisEpstein BarrExhaustionFatigueFibroidsFibromyalgiaFingernail fungusFloaters in visionFluFoot fungusFoot odorFrequent urinationGallbladder problemsGlossitisGluten intoleranceGum diseaseHair lossHair odorHay feverHeadachesHearing lossHeart painsHeart problemsHeartburnHemorrhoidsHepatitisHIV/AIDSHivesHodgkin's DiseaseHormonal imbalancesHyperacidityHyperactivityHypoglycemiaImpotenceInfectionsInfertilityInsomniaIrritabilityIrritable bowel syndromeItching skinJitterinessJock itchJoint painLaryngitisLearning disabilitiesLeprosyLesionsLethargyLeukemiaLibido problemsLightheadednessLiver problems/painLiver spotsLoss of appetiteLupusLyme DiseaseManiaMemory lossMenopausal problemsMenstrual problemsMental illnessMigrainesMouth painMultiple sclerosisMuscle painMuscle weaknessMuscular dystrophyNasal congestionNasal dripNervousnessNicotine cravingNipple sorenessNumbness in hands/feetNursing difficultiesObesityOvereatingParalysisPMSPoor coordinationPregnancy problemsProstrate problemsPsoriasisPsychosisPurpuraRageRashesRheumatoid arthritisRingwormRosaceaSchizophreniaSclerodermaSebborheaSensitivity to noiseSensitivity to smellsShaking w/hungerShortness of breathSinus problemsSore throatSore, chapped or peeling lipsSoresSpots in visionSTD'sStimulant/drug cravingSugar cravingSuicidal tendenciesTensionThrushThyroid problemsTinnitusTongue coating and cracksTongue sorenessToothachesUlcersUnderweightUrethritisUrinary tract infectionsVaginal dischargeVaginitisWater retentionWeaknessYeast infection
    Kinesiologist 62 Replies Flag this Response
  • i just thought i would give everyone the good news kinda... the mystery has been solved. Last night i was admitted to the hospital with all the symptoms with one new addition fever, slightly raised WBC. Hospital gave me panadol, fluids and got me to sleep then sent me home and after a few stressful hours i got sick again but decided to go to gp instead of hospital. He sent me to hospital to do the above again and get more diabetes tests which came back with high glucose. Then when i thought bout everytime it had happened was during a stressful time (exams) moody and very irretable (period) it would appear that after many years of being a highly strung person with anxiety that it has taken its toll on my body and is now reacting to stressful situations. My WBC rise, Glucose levels rise and now my body temperature is rising aswell so been advised to reduce my stress level easier said then done but im willing to try my hardest.
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  • Great - Congratulations on getting a diagnosis! Good to know what you're dealing with. It's not so easy to consciously change your character (re stress) but there are other ways to keep your blood sugar stable AND actually soften your reactions to events so that do don't stress to the things you used to. When the adrenals are over stressed for any reason (not just emotional "stress" - it can be physical or environmental - the body doesn't distinguish) they produce high levels of cortisol, which affects blood sugar. Note that insulin (produced to balance blood sugar) is "candida food", and also an "aging hormone"...Obviously if your blood sugar is that volatile it makes your susceptible to diabetes so it's very important for you to keep it stable. It's very easy to do - just some important basiscs. I wrote an article which covers that - if you want I'll email it to you.. freehelp99@yahoo.comKaren
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  • I have been having these sypmtoms too.. i also posted this partialy in the Lyme section with a question .. Ive been seeking a diagnosis for the past 4 months... nothing yet.. all i get is i dont knows... i have many of the same symptoms.. they thought anemia no, no iron defieciency (sp), having hypoglycemic like spells .. only way to keep sugar up is to eat constantly.. thought that might have somethign to do with extreme fatigue.. they said if i do have hypoglycemia its not severe yet becuase its not in lower 50 and 40 yet.. was at one point 42?? stay 60-70...but theres soo many more symptoms crazy ones... been to internal med dr, opthamologist, neuro-opth, crazy stuff going on w eyes and headaches.. mri's mra's, all neg. IM dr did thyroid tests.. all neg. I also turn purple all the time whether i stand or sit.. my legs feet hands numb tingle and always freeze, i get spotty, see crazy flashing sparkling lights in vision. Weird stuff... HE JUST LEFT ME W I DONT KNOW.. crappy huh ThanksYou could get a sugar level test if the level is not around 5.5 but has quite a difference go to your doctorhttp://thesymptomsofdiabetesonline.blogspot.com/
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