Type 1 Diabetes


Matters to me.

Type 1 Diabetes


Matters to me.

As a T1D parent, I’m grateful for reliable health insurance, supportive friends & family, and medical staff to care for my son’s disease in the best possible way. I really am. But life with type 1 diabetes is no walk in the park. Public awareness & education are vital to finding a cure. So please, have a quick read and share with those you love! Your support is a beautiful thing.                                                                                                                            ♥ Amanda

As a T1D parent, I’m grateful for reliable health insurance, supportive friends & family, and medical staff to care for my son’s disease in the best possible way. I really am. But life with type 1 diabetes is no walk in the park. Public awareness & education are vital to finding a cure. So please, have a quick read and share with those you love! Your support is a beautiful thing.

♥ Amanda

What is Type 1 Diabetes?


 

Warning signs


Warning signs may appear suddenly and mimic flu-like symptoms. A simple urine test can confirm high blood sugar levels. (*)Symptoms my son experienced prior to diagnosis.

 

  • INCREASED THIRST AND/OR APPETITE
  • FREQUENT URINATION
  • BEDWETTING*
  • FATIGUE & WEAKNESS
  • RAPID WEIGHT LOSS
  • VISION CHANGES & HEADACHES
  • STOMACH PAIN*, NAUSEA, VOMITING
  • IRRITABILITY & MOOD CHANGES
  • RAPID, HEAVY BREATHING
  • FRUITY SMELLING BREATH

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

WARNING SIGNS

Warning signs may appear suddenly and mimic flu-like symptoms. A simple urine test can confirm high blood sugar levels. (*)Symptoms my son experienced prior to diagnosis.

 

  • INCREASED THIRST AND/OR APPETITE
  • FREQUENT URINATION
  • BEDWETTING*
  • FATIGUE & WEAKNESS
  • RAPID WEIGHT LOSS
  • VISION CHANGES & HEADACHES
  • STOMACH PAIN*, NAUSEA, VOMITING
  • IRRITABILITY & MOOD CHANGES
  • RAPID, HEAVY BREATHING
  • FRUITY SMELLING BREATH