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Poor circulation

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by Artgirl, May 4, 2016.

  1. Artgirl

    Artgirl Approved members

    Nov 15, 2015
    Do any of your Type 1 children suffer from poor circulation? Since her diagnosis my daughter has had very poor circulation, very cold hands and feet and waking up cold in the middle of the night. Is this due to diabetes? It worries me a bit especially the waking up at night feeling so cold. Just wondering about there being a connection.
  2. dpr

    dpr Approved members

    Dec 17, 2013
    It's been over 5 years but I seem to recall my daughter going through a period of being cold for a while after diagnoses. After a year or so everything went back to normal.

    Edit, a while after T1D diagnoses she was diagnosed with low thyroid and takes Levothyroxine daily, that's probably what fixed it. Be sure and have that checked it's one of the other auto immunes that goes along with T1D.
    Last edited: May 4, 2016
  3. Christopher

    Christopher Approved members

    Nov 20, 2007

    Have you considered having her evaluated by a medical professional????

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