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9 year old daughter low bloods non diabetic we think

Hi to all!!! my 9 year old daughter has been complaining for a month of headaches , sore tummys , hunger and dizziness. My 14 year old is IDD for 8 years now and on an insulin pump...which is wonderful!!! Anyway...last night she looked unwell sore tummy , dizzy and hungry...so I checked her blood sugars...2.6 which is under 4 so is a hypo...I gave her coke and something to eat and checked her bloods through the night which were 8.5....I have noticed a weight gain recently and mood swings....any ideas....I not sure if its onset Diabetes the calm before the storm or something else...thanks guys for reading this...take care out there Claire scotland.xxxx
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Hi!  I do not read those readings being here in the US but from what I gather in your post, the moods are from too high of sugars. When she is low, do you over feed her too much to bring back her sugar to a good number?  That could be the reason for the weight gain. I know of some pumpers that just gain weight too. When fixing a low sugar and she has eaten something to help, after 15 minutes goes by recheck her sugar. That will tell you if the sugar needs more food.
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