A little girl, King, 14 years old, is a grade-3 student in a middle school.
In September 2002, the 10 years old little girl found that she had increased thirst, polydipsia, increased appetite and polyuria. She often had water of 6000~8000mL and staple food of 0.5 kG every day, and she had emictions for 3~4 times at nights; but she lost her weight by 5 kG. The examination results in local hospital indicated that her FPG (Fasting Plasma Glucose) was up to 15 mmol/L, and the OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test) result was 20 mmol/L, urine glucose was ++++, so she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Her family worried that she was so young that she was easy to become insulin-dependant if treated with insulin in such an early age. So they refused insulin therapy, and pinned their hope on Chinese traditional medicine treatment. After 2 years Chinese medicine treatment, there were not any satisfied results.
In December 2004, when the little girl King was already 12 years old, the symptoms of coma, nausea and vomit occurred without any inducements. Her blood sugar was up to 27~29 mmol/L, urine ketone was +++~++++, so she was diagnosed with diabetes ketone acidosis (DKA). She was then sent to hospital for emergency and took ketone prevention treatment, including hypodermic insulin injection of more than 10 units every day. The follow-up examination result of urine glucose was ++. After leaving the hospital, she did self tests of finger blood sugar, the results of which were 17~19 mmol/L for fasting glucose, and 14~17 mmol/L for postprandial glucose. Hypoglycemia often happened at nights, when her glucose fell down to 2 mmol/L. At the end of 2005, blurred vision and eyesight decline happened to her. The eyesight of both of her eyes decreased from 1.5 to 0.1, and she was diagnosed with cataract. Because of poor eyesight, she could not go to school and had to stay at home. In order to cure her eye disease, the whole family went everywhere for treatments and medicines, but hadn’t received any satisfied results. The little girl was only 12 years old, but had to be accompanied with medicines day and night, which was painful and torturous for her. The most heart-struck was that she had to give up study in school.   
In August 2006, her parents accepted professionals’ suggestion and brought her to hospital to take lens exchange surgery for both eyes. Before the operation, the doctors from ophthalmology department invited the doctors from endocrinology department for a consultation, and she was diagnosed with brittle diabetes mellitus. After the operation, she was treated with insulin injection, but her glucose still fluctuated a lot. On hearing of that there was a new type of glucose examination with San Meditech’s DGMS, her parents required to send her to endocrinology department and take the examination. According to the monitoring results, the insulin dosage, diet and exercises were adjusted, and as a result, her blood sugar was controlled to a target range when she was in hospital. After leaving the hospital, she took DGMS monitoring once every month to adjust treatment plan. Now, her fasting glucose is 5~6 mmol/L, postprandial glucose is 7~8mmol/L, dawn phenomenon doesn’t happen again, and her eyesight gets well. Her wish comes true, and she can go back to school again happily.
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