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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 child include:
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 Reviewer John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical Reviewer Stephen H. LaFranchi, MD - Pediatric Endocrinology
Current as ofDecember 7, 2017
Current as of:
December 7, 2017
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Stephen H. LaFranchi, MD - Pediatric Endocrinology