Hi snoddy odbod - I know from experience that diabetes can follow later on in life after
Graves disease - have had type 2 for thirty years and have found that cuts mean that
people don't monitor their blood sugar enough as kits are'nt supplied on nhs.
You can buy a kit online or in your chemist and test yourself.
Low fat diets are recommended as raised chloresterol is associated with high blood
sugar. Have found sugar free tonics beers and alcohol, can convert to glucose in the liver
and can affect your blood sugar. If you eat too much dairy or too much fruit again your blood
sugar can rise without you knowing unless you test yourself.
Latest research suggests that vitamin a deficiency can trigger type 2 diabetes. Whether it is
because some people can't absorb the vitamin or whether it is a diaetary factor, I don't know.
Websites such as medical doctor - with questions asked through bing - does vitamin a deficiency
cause type 2 diabetes, will bring up loads of info. Wikapaedia has info on vitamin a sources
to prevent you from developing a deficiency in foods. Carrots and apricots are a few fruit which
contain vitamin a. To reassure yourself you could buy a diabetes test kit, and see if your
blood sugar is within normal limits. I did this with my husband and daughter who has a thyroid
disease, and she was thrilled to find out she did not take after me with diabetes. She is in her
Most likely you will find your blood sugar is ok. If it is between 6-7 you are ok. If it is higher
than that then you should watch out and get proper testing. Cant' think why your doctor sent you away without testing your blood sugar.