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everyone smells like garlic. She...
My mother is a 63 year old barber and complained that everyone smells like garlic. She has type 2 diabetes that was previously controlled with shots. She said that for several weeks now, if she elects at 8 am, at 11 am when she checks her sugar, it's still in the 300s. I'm worried it could be epilepsy (but it's not random; it's only around people,) kidney failure, or (very likely) her diabetes worsening. She doesn't smell like garlic (at least that I can tell) so I'm not sure if it's ketones.
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Hi,

Associated stuffy nose?

Is she having foul odor from her urine,sweat?

Duration of symptoms?

Thanks.

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