Juvenile Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, or juvenile diabetes, is typically diagnosed in children. Causes can include genetic factors as well as some environmental factors. Learn more about the symptoms, testing and diagnosis of juvenile diabetes as well as treatment methods. Find tips from other parents on caring for your child and ensuring their best possible health.



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  • What are the Warning Signs of Diabetes in Toddlers?
    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation estimates that 35 children are diagnosed with diabetes each day. Diabetes symptoms in toddlers include frequent urination, fatigue, extreme thirst and excessive hunger accompanied by weight loss.
  • Management of Diabetes in Teenagers
    Juvenile diabetes or type 1 diabetes afflicts many children, teenagers and young adults. Parents are often concerned about how teenagers must cope with the challenges of growing up and managing the disease. Learn more about diabetes in teenagers and how to promote self care.
  • Initial Drugs Used to Treat Children with Diabetes and Hypertension
    Conditions like diabetes which were once diagnosed only in adults have been on the rise among children over the past few years. It is thus essential that every parent is aware of a few common initial drugs for treating children with diabetes and hypertension.
  • Can Children Outgrow Diabetes?
    Diabetes is a disease affecting many children today. Here we look at the common question - Can you outgrow juvenile diabetes?
  • Diabetes Mellitus in Children
    Gone are the days when diabetes was known to be common only among adults; the impact of morbid lifestyle, hereditary factors and unhealthy eating habits has made the occurrence of diabetes mellitus in children common.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Childhood Diabetes
    Diabetes type 1 affects thousands of children and young adults. Unlike adult-onset or type 2 diabetes, juvenile-onset or childhood diabetes is an autoimmune disease not related to obesity or diet. Learn more about recognizing the signs of childhood diabetes to prevent complications.
  • How to Detect Diabetes in Children
    Diabetes in children presents with an array of signs and symptoms. Being aware of these can help in obtaining an early diagnosis. Learn how to detect diabetes in children.
  • Primary Prevention in Children With Diabetes
    What is the primary prevention in children with diabetes? There are a number of causes of the illness. But one factor plays the largest role in the incidence of this condition in children today. Find out the best way to prevent diabetes in your children before it's too late.
  • Juvenile Diabetes in Babies
    Juvenile diabetes in babies is possible. While type 1 diabetes in babies is not common, environmental factors can trigger this disease early in some children. Very young babies with diabetes may also have a form of diabetes called Neonatal Diabetes.
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