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The 4 Ts Of Type 1 Diabetes – Know The Symptoms | #The4Ts | Diabetes UK



The 4 Ts Of Type 1 Diabetes – Know The Symptoms | #The4Ts | Diabetes UK
We believe that everyone who knows a child, of any age, should be aware of the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes – the 4 Ts.

Remember them, and know what to do if they spot them.

Toilet – Going to the toilet a lot, bed wetting by a previously dry child or heavier nappies in babies.

Thirsty – Being really thirsty and not being able to quench the thirst.

Tired – Feeling more tired than usual.

Thinner – Losing weight or looking thinner than usual.

If you recognise any of these symptoms in a child, see your doctor and ask for a finger prick blood test.

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