dr Swati Kanodia
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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Parents of all diabetic children should reach their primary care physician in these situations..

  1. Fever> 100.5 for > 2 days
  2. The child is unable to eat or drink anything, even small sips of water
  3. Persistent vomiting & diarrhea
  4. Blood sugar > 200mg/dl despite insulin dosage adjustment
  5. Moderate to large ketones in urine
  6. Unsure of insulin dosage adjustment if ketones are present
  7. Child shows any symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis : fruity breath, dehydration, dry lips, difficulty in breathing, stomach cramps, etc.
  8. Child is drowsy.


Posted On: 09/11/2018

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