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why would my child have sweet smelling BM

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: It means he likes sweats.If your child eats and drinks continuously but is loosing weight, i would have them checked for diabeted.Craving sweats is so ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
No: Your cravings for sweets and their consumption do not cause diabetes in your infant. However, a test for gestational diabetes should be offered to al ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Eating sweets, even excessive amount, does not cause type 2 diabetes mellitus. Obesity does.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Allow some sweets: Contrary to general belief, taking a piece of cake will not make a substantial elevation of blood glucose as long as diabetes has been well controlled ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Eating a lot of fruits and veggies (especially if combined with juices) can cause toddler's diarrhea.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Weight gain: Consumption of large amount of sweets will lead to weight gain and obesity. Obesity in children can lead to teasing by their peers. Self esteem issues ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhusudhan Dommeti
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Not important: Post prandial high no problem.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Why was the test: Done? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Vomiting in child: How old ? Holding any liquid down/ eating ice pops? fever ? pain? gastroenteritis? appy? injury? if can not hold any liquid , > 5 episodes, dizzy ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Nothing preferably: Try to provide healthy food going forward. Children especially of this age can be quite tricky eaters however even providing milk, wholegrain bread an ... Read More

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