From Duluth, Georgia, USA:
My child is six years old. She has not been diagnosed with diabetes, but I am concerned because her appetite has increased, she is always thirsty, and is complaining of being tired. Would a child this age have very noticeable changes in their routine? Would she become very ill?
I would suggest you take your daughter to the pediatrician immediately to have her checked for diabetes. The symptoms can start slowly, but rapidly cause serious illness if untreated.
Original posting 16 Sep 2000
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:12
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