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Type 1 diabetes in juveniles is a condition where the child's pancreas is unable to produce the required insulin. Also known as insulin-dependent diabetes it is an overwhelming experience and children with this abnormality require constant care. The daily management of type 1 diabetes in children includes monitoring of blood sugar and insulin delivery. Type 2 diabetes is now becoming increasingly prominent in young adolescent age groups. An unfortunate consequence of obesity children with type 2 diabetes are a new emerging clinical problem in paediatric practice. The predominant cause of type 2 is attributed to extra weight.

Causes of type 2 diabetes

  • Unhealthy eating
  • A hormonal condition
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Hereditary traits (where a family member has been overweight)

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is becoming an increasing concern in children all over the world.

Signs and symptoms

The signs and symptoms of juvenile diabetes develop in just a few weeks of time.

They are as follows:

  • Increased thirst: the child feels consistently thirsty and drinks more water or fluids than normal; this usually happens due to the accumulation of excess sugar in the blood stream which pulls the fluid out of the tissues, rendering the child thirsty
  • Increased urination: Due to the increased consumption of water, the child urinates more often.
  • Headache specially early morning headache
  • Giddiness and blackouts
  • Increased hunger: the muscles and organs of the child are energy depleted, thus triggering intense hunger.
  • Weight loss: unexplained weight loss or weight gain
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  • Fatigue : due to deprivation of sugar
  • Unusual behavior: child can be moody and irritable
  • Yeast infection: girls with type 1 diabetes experience genital yeast infection
  • Blurred vision: high blood sugar leads to blurred vision

Treatment at Fayth Clinic

At Fayth Clinic, Adolescent Physician examines the patient to arrive at the appropriate conclusion of the disease. A random blood sugar test, and HbA1C test may also be performed. Treatment at Fayth Clinic recommends constant monitoring of his/her blood sugar for the rest of their lives. All medications are in accordance to the age of the child. The patient is counseled to healthy eating and a lot of physical activity.

Fayth Clinic counsels the child and the family of the affected to adhere to treatment plans provided for the purpose.

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