Diabetes mellitus type 2 in children

In newborns
In adolescents
In infants
Signs, symptoms
Type 1
Type 2
Prevention and features
Phosphate diabetes
Treatment of phosphate diabetes


This disease, unfortunately, affects not only adults but also children. Almost always diabetes type 2 in children has distinct characteristics.

Manifestation of diabetes is primarily due to the increase in the frequency of urination.
Also the main symptoms of the disease include the appearance of the thirst that is quite difficult to satisfy.
For children, in which the body gradually decreases insulin release, a characteristic also nausea, fatigue, weight loss.
In addition, they are susceptible to frequent infectious diseases, which are very hard to recover.

the Main cause of diabetes type 2 children is the lack of the hormone insulin in the body of the child in sufficient quantity, or the inability to use it correctly.

the factors influencing the occurrence of disease in children, experts include:


Treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2 in childhood is completely focused on finding the necessary amount of sugar in the baby's blood and maintaining it at the desired level.

the Main conditions of maintaining low blood sugar levels - daily exercise and healthy balanced diet.

additionally, a comprehensive treatment of the disease involves the use of drugs.

a Healthy diet helps to ensure a child's body needs calories for proper development and to maintain a healthy weight.

Making a diet for children with diabetes, it is important to pay special attention to the intake of carbohydrates that allows you to control your insulin levels and will prevent weight gain.

exercise in diabetes mellitus in children aims to correct the flow of insulin in the body and also allow you to control the weight of the child.

Timely treatment and care for health of the child by the parents to allow you to configure the generation of the required amount of insulin in the body and prevent the development of complications of the disease in the future.