Life Story: More Awareness of Type 1 Diabetes Needed

In the Autumn edition of the Diabetes Ireland Members Magazine, Eva Lee speaks to Deborah Condon about using social media to share details about the TEST campaign and raise awareness of type 1 diabetes.




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Type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed in childhood or early adult life. There are 4 main symptoms to watch out for.


The symptoms of Type 1 diabetes in children can be easily remembered by thinking of the word TEST:

  • Thirst Increased
  • Energy Reduced
  • Sudden reduction in Weight
  • Toilets Trips Increased

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