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Childhood Diabetes


Throughout the world, incidences of diabetes are on the rise, and so is diabetes amongst children. Most children are affected by type 1 diabetes. However, the number of children and young adults affected by type 2 diabetes is beginning to rise.


Type 1 diabetesis the most common form of diabetes in children: 90-95 per cent of under 16s with diabetes have this type.

Problems in type 1 diabetes










Increased urination

Increased thirst

Constant hunger

Weight loss

Blurred vision

Feeling tired all the time

Symptoms that are more typical for children include:
tummy pains
behaviour problems.

What is  type 1 diabetes ?

In type 1 diabetes, a person’s pancreas produces little or no insulin .

Type 1 diabetes can develop at any age but most often occurs in children, teens, and young adults.

How is type 1 diabetes diagnosed ?

Your doctor will use blood tests to diagnose diabetes.

A blood glucose level above 125 mg/dL after fasting overnight or

above 200 mg/dL after eating may indicate diabetes.

How is type 1 diabetes treated?


























People with type 1 diabetes must have daily injections of insulin to keep a normal level of glucose in the blood.

A healthy diet, exercise, and regular monitoring of blood glucose levels are also important to manage diabetes.

Problems if not treated

When there is not enough insulin, glucose builds up in the blood, putting people at risk for serious health problems including

Diabetic keto acidosis

Heart attacks and strokes

Kidney problems

Numbness and tingling in the feet

Vision problems

Erectile dysfunction (in men)


Problems of type 2 diabetes?

Increased thirst and urination

Increased hunger


Blurred vision

Which children are at risk for type 2 diabetes?

Being overweight

Being physically inactive

Having a family history of diabetes in a parent or sibling

Being born to a mother who had gestational diabetes(diabetes during pregnancy)

How is type 2 diabetes in children treated?

They  need to take medication to control blood glucose levels.

For some children, the disease can be managed with diet and exercise alone

Insulin and some oral diabetes medications are used to control blood sugars.




AED is the first Endocrine research and treatment center in Kukatpally, Hyderabad.
Run by a fully qualified endocrinologist available round the clock, AED provides both
inpatient and outpatient services at a reasonable cost..

• Drug and Dosage Standardization Done for Insulin,Diabetic Drugs, Thyroxine, HRT, HTN, Cholesterol.
• 24 hr Blood glucose monitoring with CGMS and Insulin Delivery with insulin pump.
• Specialty Care- PCOD, Obesity, Hypertension, Gynecomastia, Thyroid/Adrenal and Pitutary Tumors.
• Lab Back-Up for all Hormone assays recognised by NABL and CAP.
• All Varieties of Diabetic and Hormonal Medicines available


Ground Floor,

Challa Estate,

H.No. 301, Adjacent to Vignesh Temple,

Rd. No. 3, KPHB Colony Phase 1,

Hyderabad 500072.

Ph: 04040101539




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