Type 1 Diabetes – Signs & Symptoms

Type 1 diabetes is classed as autoimmune disease, a condition in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the body.  The job of the immune system is to guard against germs like bacteria and viruses. When it senses these foreign invaders, it sends out an army of fighter cells to attack them.

Normally, the immune system can tell the difference between foreign cells and your own cells.

In the case of Type 1 diabetes the immune system cells destroy the cells in the pancreas that create insulin.  Insulin is the hormone that signals your blood cells to take up glucose, which regulates blood sugar levels. Without enough insulin, blood sugar levels can become extremely high and cause long-term damage to your body.

Signs & Symptoms of Childhood Type 1 Diabetes include:

  • ✅ Excessive hunger
  • ✅ Excessive thirst
  • ✅ Blurry vision
  • ✅ Fatigue and weakness
  • ✅ Frequent urination
  • ✅ Nausea and vomiting
  • ✅ Abdominal pain
  • ✅ Dramatic weight loss in a short period of time
  • ✅ Poor wound healing
  • ✅ Fruity breath
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