Is your child suffering from Diabetes? Look for Six signs to know

Chronic Conditions
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Diabetes can become fatal if not diagnosed or treated on time. Diagnosis of sugar in children can come as a shock to parents. If your child suffers from Diabetes type 1; when body doesn’t produce Insulin then there isn’t much parents can do about it. Always seek advice from a child specialist if you find any sign of diabetes in your kid.

Don’t worry, if you don’t know its symptoms as yet. We are here to help you. Following are some of the signs that can help you detect the early signs of diabetes in children:

Early sign and symptoms of Diabetes:

Never ending thirst

You will observe that your kid is constantly asking for water or any fluid to quench his/her thirst. It is usually because their blood-sugar level increases.

Urge to Pee

Kids who wet bed despite of being trained or goes to the toilet more than usual then there might be an underlying reason behind it. Check with the best child specialist to know the reason. It is always better to consult.

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Loss of weight

A rapid decrease in weight can become a major reason of sugar. In diabetes type 1, body can’t utilize the energy from sugar in result fat loss occurs.

Lethargic

Due to low insulin level child’s body remains deprived of sugar. When body is unable to turn the sugar in bloodstream, kid doesn’t get energy and often feel dizzy and lethargic throughout the day.

Yeast infection

Especially girls who have type 1 diabetes may suffer from yeast infection and in kids and babies it often appears as a diaper rash.

Eye sight

In diabetes type 1, blood sugar level increases which pulls the fluid from other body tissues including our eye lenses too. A kid might complain of blurred vision or squint their eyes.

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If you face any of the above signs in your kids, consult best child specialist as soon as possible to save your child from this chronic diseases.

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Amina Hameed
Amina is an MBA from Lahore school of economics who had also been a Former Cultural ambassador of Pakistan (USEFP). Amina writes to throw a light on the importance of healthcare system in Pakistan. She is indeed a passionate writer when comes to health, fitness and lifestyle.
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