If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
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 child include:
When you see changes in your child, do a home blood sugar test. It will show the actual blood sugar level, eliminating the guesswork.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Stephen LaFranchi, MD - Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology|
|Last Revised||December 4, 2012|
Last Revised: December 4, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
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