Diabetes mellitus is an acquired or inherited metabolic disease, manifested by an increase in blood sugar levels, due to a lack of insulin in the body. Approximately every fourth person suffering from this disease, at the initial stage, does not even realize that he is sick.
Category Diabetes in children and adolescents
If a child or teenager becomes ill with diabetes, then more than 85% of the chances are that this will be insulin-dependent type 1 diabetes. Although in the XXI century and type 2 diabetes is also very “younger”. Now they get sick obese children from the age of 10 years. If the child becomes ill with diabetes, then it is a severe lifelong problem for young patients and their parents.
First, we recommend that you read the main article “The symptoms of diabetes.” And here you will learn in detail the signs of diabetes in a child. Symptoms of diabetes in children are first usually taken for the manifestations of other diseases. Because of this, it is rarely possible to determine in time that the child actually has diabetes.
Diabetes in children: symptoms and signs, diagnosis, treatment and prevention
We recommend that you first read the materials “Diabetes in children” and “Type 1 diabetes in children”. In today's article we will discuss what features has adolescent diabetes. Let us figure out how to properly act parents and diabetic adolescents themselves, in order to delay vascular complications, and it is better to prevent them completely.