Category: Childhood Diabetes

Juvenile Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic state, wherein the body is unable to break down glucose (sugar) and store it properly. This, in turn, results in the glucose remaining in...

Symptoms of Diabetes in Babies

Diabetes is a disorder characterized by high glucose levels in the blood. Many of us believe that it is only adults who can get diabetes, though the fact remains that...

How to Diagnose Diabetes in Children

More and more children are falling prey to juvenile diabetes, some being diagnosed as early as before birth, while they are still in the womb. The reasons for this...

Juvenile Diabetes Causes

Juvenile diabetes is a term that is used to refer to type 1 diabetes. It is also known by the name of insulin dependent diabetes. It got the name ‘juvenile...

Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Diabetes is a chronic disease due to high glucose levels in the blood and is more commonly seen in adults than children. Type 1 diabetes wherein the body is unable...

Type 1 Diabetes in Children

The digestive system in the body breaks down the food into nutrients and glucose, which are absorbed in the blood. The insulin produced by the pancreas breaks down the...

Diabetes Symptoms in Children

Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is the condition, where the level of blood sugar or glucose rises abnormally, due to an inability of the body cells to absorb and utilize...

Glucose Levels in Children

Glucose, also called blood sugar, is a simple sugar (monosaccharide) that is present in the blood. Pancreas, an organ of our digestive system, produces two hormones...

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