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does anyone have a child with type 1 diabetes?

at what age were they diagnosed as having it? what were some of the symptoms? i am wondering if my younger son might have it (he's 2 1/2). thanks

 
princessbeth79

Asked by princessbeth79 at 8:02 PM on Oct. 7, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • My cousin's son was diagnosed when he was 2. He kept saying he was thirsty and drinking a TON. I think that was the only symptom, but luckily my cousin is a bit paranoid and took him to the doctor because she suspected diabetes. The little guy is 6 now and doing great controlling it.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 10:11 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • I noted no one answered your question yet, so I bumped it. You can always ask it again at another time. I hope you get your question answered.
    MaryWolfe

    Answer by MaryWolfe at 8:29 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I know there is a lady on here with a 1-2 year old with it. Try searching for children with diabetes.
    cassey.e

    Answer by cassey.e at 9:03 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • hi my daughter is 12 and hypoglycemic the things we have to remember is to follow the diet given by doctor closely and to exercise with her every day plenty of water is also important
    beckybuck

    Answer by beckybuck at 4:57 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • dry mouth
    thirsty a lot
    sleeps a lot
    confused
    if you think child may be diabetic please see doctor SOON
    beckybuck

    Answer by beckybuck at 5:00 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • No, Good Luck!
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 7:11 AM on Oct. 10, 2010

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