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how serious is childhood diabetes

In Topics: Medical problems
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Apr 4, 2012
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What the Expert Says:

It is a life threatening life altering disease which is significant but very easily treated and managed to assure a full and active life.  With the support of the physician, nurse, office, glucose monitoring, and careful eye and skin exams, most of the adverse consequences of diabetes can be avoided.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics
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FredMBland
FredMBland writes:
The symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children may cause sudden change in behaviors. In which your child may be rebellious or cantankerous in nature. It is very harmful and may cause him to more engulfed  in diabetes. You should be aware of any changes in behavior that clue you into a drop in blood glucose. Imagine your ordinarily quiet child becomes rowdy and uncontrollable, or your active child becomes quiet and subdued. Shifts from their normal behavior range should indicate that it is time for you to check their blood glucose level. If you find any kind of change in it than consult with the doctor and start giving proper treatment to him otherwise it may be harmful for him. Here is a link that would help you to find best treatment of diabetes.
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