Diabetes in children and teens

Diabetes in children and teens is usually diagnosed as type 1 diabetes but with increasingly poor lifestyle choices, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes symptoms in children is increasing dramatically. Learn more about signs, symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment of diabetes in children here.

Type 1 diabetes in children

A child has type 1 diabetes when the pancreas no longer produces the necessary insulin and it has to be administered externally.

Tips for diabetic teens

These are years that bring change, new friends, new schools, more social events and for diabetic teens, much more responsibility. These tips might help you cope.

Low blood sugar dangerous in kids

Children with type 1 diabetes have a difficult time recognising warning signs that their blood sugar has fallen to dangerously low levels, and their parents do even worse.

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