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Diabetes Awareness: The 4 T’s

Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by Gemma

 

Take action to get children the care they need

 

500 children every year become seriously ill with diabetic ketoacidosis because the early signs of Type 1 diabetes are missed.

 

It doesn't have to be this way. By making sure children and young people get a quick diagnosis, prompt treatment and the right care to manage their diabetes, we can help to bring it under control as quickly as possible.

 

The four T's of diabetes

 

Toilet

 

Thirsty

 

Tired

 

Thinner

 

These are the four most common symptoms of Type 1 diabetes.