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Old 10-16-2011, 06:12 PM   #1
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I'm not sure if I'm a diabetic or not. I hope not :(

I feel really weak and dizzy at random times. Randomly I feel like I'm going to pass out from thirst. I have to put my head down to try to stop myself from passing out. How do I get tested for diabetes? I always pass out and throw up when I get it done. I get my blood work done on a stretcher and I still end up fainting and throwing up, I have to stay there around 30 minutes after laying there with a juice pack! Is there any other way to get tested for it besides blood work?

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Old 10-16-2011, 07:36 PM   #2
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Re: I'm not sure if I'm a diabetic or not. I hope not :(

Are you as bad with a finger poke, or is it the needle in the elbow that gets to you only. Testing can be done on urine, but it is very inaccurate and does not necessarily mean diabetes mellitus either. I'm afraid you are going to have to bite the bullet and at least donate a small drop of blood.
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