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Dizzy, Forgetfull, and zoning out

My 16 year old daughter has been experiencing dizzy spells, zoning out, and forgetting things from just yesterday. She has already had a MRI, EEG and blood work.  All fine.  Dr wants  her to fast, draw blood, give her a special sugar drink, than recheck her blood. Seems Dr is at a loss, do you think they are looking for diabetes? she doesn't show any of those symptoms of diabetes.  Any ideas?
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1530171 tn?1448129593
She's getting an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, to rule out diabetes.
She should also be  tested for Candida-her symptoms are consistent with Candida-, something that doctors don't usually look for. Beware that sometimes it's missed in their testing.
You may look into having her do a screening self-test for Candida.
Search under "Saliva test for Candida".

Should she indeed get diagnosed with Candida, I think a PEG urine test
might be the next  logical  step (along with a comprehensive anti-candida protocol), to rule out Leaky Gut Syndrome, a common consequence of
untreated Candida.

I hope this helps.
Niko
  
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144586 tn?1284666164
Elevated glucose levels cause symptoms such as you describe.

They are ruling out an insulin utilization syndrome.

Generally oral glucose tolerance tests are not performed. these days. Instead a blood test known as an HbA1C is performed, which establishes the glucose levels over the previous three months. Not that there is anything wrong with taking the glucose tolerance test.
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