DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE1

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DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE1

DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE1


Type 1 diabetes is lifelong. Prevents getting too much energy from food. Most of them are detected at the age of 12-15 years. This type of diabetes is caused by The beta cells in the pancreas are unable to make the hormone insulin. which insulin acts to help absorb water into the cells which the body needs to use a lot of energy But people with diabetes have high blood sugar but can't use it. and not enough to take into the body cells

cause
caused by the immune system itself to destroy beta cells in the pancreas making it unable to produce insulin Other causes include cystic fibrosis, a severe inflammation of the pancreas.


symptom
Frequent urination, thirst, appetite, infection easily, rapid weight loss, tiredness, and weakness if sugar is not controlled There may be complications such as Blurred vision or blindness, slow healing wounds, numbness in the tip of the hands and feet Kidney failure requires dialysis. severe complications is acidosis, when the body breaks down a substance called ketone organs from body fat. That's harmful to the brain and other organs.

Diagnosis
Look at the treatment history physical examination and measure blood sugar levels every 2-3 months, HbA1c test, glucose tolerance test and check kidney function measure creatinine levels and urine test for microalbumin


treatment
Eat food for diabetics and monitor blood sugar levels. The doctor explains the medication Insulin at home Children aged 7-10 should be checked for diabetes or not. Doctors recommend exercise because it affects blood sugar levels. Take care of your feet so they don't get sore. Regular eye exams to prevent complications If it is found that it is from a young age, it is best to consult a doctor to take care of it.

Things to do
Food and snacks for diabetic patients should be prepared according to the doctor's prescription.
Make sure your child gets enough exercise and rest.
You should inform your doctor right away if you detect high blood sugar.
You should go to the hospital immediately if you see a child having seizures, can't wake up, or lose consciousness.
Insulin should be injected as directed by your doctor.

don't do
Do not allow children to eat too much sweets.
Do not inject more insulin than prescribed.
Do not eat food other than the one prescribed by the doctor.



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