Symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children

Published On: Oct 07 2013 03:49:23 PM EDT   Updated On: Nov 13 2014 11:34:22 AM EST

By Mayo Clinic News Network

The signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children usually develop quickly, over a period of weeks. Look for:

When to see a doctor
Talk to your child's doctor if you notice any of the signs or symptoms of type 1 diabetes -- increased thirst and frequent urination, extreme hunger, weight loss, blurred vision, or fatigue.