Most commonly diagnosed in children and young adults, type 1 diabetes is sometimes referred to as “juvenile diabetes,” but it may begin at any age. This disease occurs when the body stops making insulin.
Signs & Symptoms
The symptoms of type 1 diabetes may be subtle at first, but they often increase in severity. These are some of the warning signs:
- Frequent urination
- Extreme thirst or dry mouth
- Extreme hunger, even after eating
- Unusual weight loss
- Feeling extremely weak and tired
- Abdominal pain or nausea
- Difficulty breathing
Our specialists can help you get type 1 diabetes under control through the right diet and medication. But a lack of treatment can result in serious threats to your health.