Maybe your child is acting a little odd, experiencing extreme fatigue and insatiable hunger. It could be more than growing pains.
Type 1 diabetes is a condition where the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone insulin. This hormone is vital for food processing and must be managed with a combination of lifestyle changes and insulin injections.
Studies by the American Diabetes Association have confirmed that when families participate in Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES), patients experience an improved quality of life and lower risk of complications.
– Paul J. Thein, ED.S., Core Health Partners