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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1 in children who have not been diagnosed?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Triad

Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia.
High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight even as they are hungrier. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result.

In brief: Triad

Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia.
High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight even as they are hungrier. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Drinking Urinating

Extreme thirst and urination, tiredness, headaches, weight loss and dehydration.
if you have any of these, go buy a Walmart blood glucose meter and 9$ strips and check your blood sugar right now. It should not be over 100. If you are having diabetes symptoms as i describe, your blood sugar will be over 180, then proceed directly to an ER. During office hours to your pediatrician's

In brief: Drinking Urinating

Extreme thirst and urination, tiredness, headaches, weight loss and dehydration.
if you have any of these, go buy a Walmart blood glucose meter and 9$ strips and check your blood sugar right now. It should not be over 100. If you are having diabetes symptoms as i describe, your blood sugar will be over 180, then proceed directly to an ER. During office hours to your pediatrician's
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