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Diabetes In Children

There are various diseases that commonly affect children and we as parents should have awareness of them and take proper precautions. Encourage your kid to feed on meals that are healthy for their body. Make sure they have plenty of physical exercises to keep them fit through out. Ensure their weight is good and avoid obesity cases.Taking your child for regular medical check ups would enable you to detect any signs of sickness at an early stage.

The Type II diabetes in children is mainly caused by high traces of glucose in the bloodstream.When glucose increases in the blood, the pancreas produces insulin .If it is not well used as supposed, it ends up being released into the bloodstream hence the diabetic condition. Early treatment is advisable because the more it develops the dangerous it becomes and may lead to death. The risk also increases with age and the more the kid matures the worse the disorder gets.

It is easier to notice some of the symptoms related to the disease. A child diagnosed with diabetes II is likely to drink a lot of fluids since their bodies become dehydrated. The higher the glucose content in their blood, the more water they lose. This would now make them urinate more often than usual to get rid of the same fluids they take.Fatigue,numbness,blurred vision and tingling of the hands or feet could be experienced. Other kids could experience nausea, vomiting,dry mouth or throat.They are often attacked by skin and urinary track infections.

It is our responsibility as guardians to take care of our sick children and to see that they get the necessary assistance.Negligence of the instructions given by the physician is wrong. A child must take the medicine prescribed to them in time. Avoid over and under dosage cases at all means.Adherence to a balanced or a diabetic diet is vital because it watches out food consumption and ensures the sugar levels are in check.

As a child grows into adulthood, they learn to live with the condition and how to take care of themselves.A lot of factors causes the disorder. One may inherit it from the family but not always.Consumption of sugary food, lack of engagement in physical activities. These makes a kid gain weight fast and become less active. Any parent should have awareness of the basic things so that as they plan to have kids or are in the process of raising them, they give them a good life and bring them up in a healthy way.


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