We had Gavin appointment today with the pediatrician. We explained how Gavin is getting sick after eating while at school.
We also explained how he’s falling asleep after eating as well.
After going over everything, the doctor said that these symptoms are consistent with early onset diabetes.
We were sent to the lab for a glucose test along with his regular bloodwork.
Because he already ate breakfast the lab sent us home because he hadn’t fasted. We were set up to be back at 9am for the first blood draw. Then we were to feed Gavin and bring him back, 2 hours after eating, for the second part.
Gavin was starving at this point so I took him to Chick-Fil-A to grab something to eat.
As I was paying for his lunch,. Lizze called me and said the lab had been trying to get a hold of me. Apparently, Dr. Maki wanted the blood work done right now.
I literally had to pull the straw out of poor Gavin’s mouth and hightail it back to the lab, where they immediately took his blood.
After that, we dropped my Mom off and ran to the store. Now we are waiting to pick up Elliott at school. From there we dropping Elliott off at home and then going back to the lab for the second blood draw.
I’m really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really hoping that diabetes is a false alarm. That is the last thing Gavin needs to worry about and the last thing we need to worry.
We should know something this evening..
What a crappy way to spend his birthday…
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