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Why is she so tired/exhausted

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by redmcgee, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. redmcgee

    redmcgee Approved members

    Jun 21, 2007
    My dd is so tired lately, she comes home from school, eats, homework and then bed and has been like this for a week. Two weeks ago we had thryoid tested and it is still working of course her antibodies are very very high.
    Went to ped. today and he is doing some blood count work. Not sure why he doesn't explain things very well.
    Anyone else have any ideas
    She is on a multivitamin and b-vitamin
  2. CC'sMom

    CC'sMom Approved members

    Feb 22, 2007
    We're going through the same thing. Just took her to the pediatrician today and found out she's anemic.

    My daughter also tested positive for Hashimoto's antibodies. But since she wasn't having symptoms, we choose not to treat it. If she doesn't feel better after starting the iron supplement, we'll talk to the endo about starting synthroid.

    Hopefully you'll get your blood work back soon. They tested for anemia right in the office so we had our answer right away.

    All the best.
  3. cmsullivan

    cmsullivan Approved members

    Sep 16, 2009
    Could be anemia or Low Vitamin D levels, we all take at least 4000 IU's of Vit D in winter and 2000 in the summer months. Some Vitamin C might help was well.

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