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Type 1 diabetes

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Signs and Symptoms of Type 1 diabetes

All Signs & Symptoms of Type 1 diabetes

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Excessive thirstOften16 mentions
Frequent urinationOften5 mentions
Weight lossOften5 mentions
High blood sugarOften4 mentions
LethargicOften4 mentions
Low blood sugarOften4 mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargyOften3 mentions
Bed wettingSometimes2 mentions
Being irritableSometimes2 mentions
DizzinessSometimes2 mentions

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of Type 1 diabetes*

What happens to common Type 1 diabetes symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Excessive thirst0%0%6.3%25%68.8%0%
Frequent urination0%0%0%20%60%20%
Weight loss0%0%0%20%60%20%
High blood sugar0%0%25%25%50%0%
Low blood sugar0%0%25%50%25%0%
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy0%0%0%33.3%66.7%0%
Bed wetting0%0%50%0%50%0%
Being irritable0%0%50%0%0%50%

Conditions with similar symptoms to Type 1 diabetes

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Type 1 diabetes when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of Type 1 diabetes

What was your approach to Type 1 diabetes? What were the results?