Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes

Some of the symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes are:

If you notice any or all of these symptoms in your child, get them to a doctor immediately!

Shortly before my son was diagnosed at 3 1/2 years old, we noticed all of these symptoms, but were unaware that they were signs of type 1 diabetes. After doing lots of research, and consulting with my mother-in-law who said she thinks they are signs of diabetes, we took him to the doctor. His blood sugar was 593. I will never forget what the doctor said next. She said, "Had you waited just one more week, he would have been in a coma."

Diabetes is a very serious, life-threatening auto-immune disease, claiming the lives of 1 American every 3 minutes. If you think you or your child may have diabetes, do not hesitate to have them seen by your health care professional.

Signs & Symptoms NOT To Be Ignored