A chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Common More than 1 million cases per year (India)
- Treatment can help, but this condition can't be cured
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging always required
- Chronic: can last for years or be lifelong
It typically appears in adolescence.Symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, hunger, fatigue and
blurred vision.Treatment aims at maintaining normal blood sugar levels through regular monitoring, insulin therapy, diet and exercise.
People may experience:
Whole body: excessive thirst, fatigue, hunger, or
sweating Gastrointestinal: nausea or vomiting Urinary: bed wetting or excessive urination Also common: blurred vision, fast heart rate, headache, sleepiness,
or >weight loss Critical: consult a doctor for medical advice
Note: The information you see describes what usually happens with a medical condition, but
doesn't apply to everyone. This information isn't medical advice, so make sure that you contact a health care provider if you have a medical problem.
If you think you may have a Type 1 diabetes Also called: juvenile diabetes Symptoms Requires a medical diagnosis
Symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, hunger, fatigue and blurred vision.