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Young children with
type 1 diabetes aren't able to recognize when their
blood sugar level is high or low and then tell an adult. And sometimes it's
even hard for a parent to tell the difference.
Some signs that may indicate high or low blood sugar in a very young
When you see changes in your child, do a
home blood sugar test. It will show the actual blood
sugar level, eliminating the guesswork.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerStephen LaFranchi, MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Current as ofMarch 13, 2017
Current as of:
March 13, 2017
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
& Stephen LaFranchi, MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
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