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Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Signs of Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children includes:

  • Blurred vision
  • Constant hunger
  • Increased thirst and urination
  • Weight loss

Children with type 1 diabetes may also feel very tired.

If not diagnosed and treated with insulin, children with type 1 diabetes can lapse into a life-threatening diabetic coma, known as diabetic ketoacidosis.

Type 1 diabetes in children has an acute onset, with children and adolescents usually able to pinpoint when symptoms began. Onset can occur at any age, but it most often occurs in children and young adults.

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