Diabetes in Children – Part 3

There aren’t many known risk factors for type 1 diabetes, though researchers continue to find new possibilities. Known Risk Factors These include: A family history. Anyone with a parent or siblings with type 1 diabetes has a slightly increased risk of developing the condition. Genetic susceptibility. The presence of certain genes indicates an increased risk […]

Diabetes in Children

Type 1 diabetes in children is a condition in which your child’s pancreas no longer produces the insulin your child needs to survive, and you’ll need to replace the missing insulin. Type 1 diabetes in children used to be known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes. ┬áThe diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children can […]