Overall, Type 1 diabetes is less common than Type 2 diabetes — about 5% of people with diabetes have Type 1.
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of uncontrolled diabetes that results from a lack of insulin and causes high levels of ketones.
Although researchers are not absolutely positive that the coronavirus can trigger Type 1 diabetes, it is important to watch your child and know their normal behavior.
November is American Diabetes Month, and according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.25 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes and 400,000 more will be diagnosed this year.
For families managing diabetes around Halloween, try focusing on the traditions of the holiday rather than the candy.