In the latest edition of the Diabetes Ireland Member’s magazine, Deborah spoke to Karla Wyse about her son, Archie’s journey with Type 1 diabetes. Diagnosed at age seven, Karla talks about Archie’s initial symptoms and the night they found out he had diabetes.
To read the full interview, click the link.
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