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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.
December 4, 2012
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Stephen LaFranchi, MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
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