Diabetic Girl Drops 27 Lbs In 5 Months After Simple Lifestyle Changes And Consistent Family Support
August 12, 2019 14:34
The frequency of diabetes is rising around the world, and studies are showing children are at increasing risk of developing the disease.
Diabetes in children
Over time, diabetes can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves - causing chronic problems and early death.
Africa Studio / Shutterstock.com
There are multiple forms of diabetes but the two most common forms are called type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Both forms can occur at any age, but a child is more likely to be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.