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Juvenile diabetes (symptom description): Juvenile diabetes is listed as a type of or related-symptom for symptom Diabetes-like symptoms.
Juvenile diabetes (symptom description): For a medical symptom description of 'Juvenile diabetes', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Diabetes-like symptoms (type of symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Juvenile diabetes' may be possible.
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Juvenile diabetes: Juvenile diabetes is listed as an alternate name or description for Type 1 diabetes. For a medical symptom description of 'Juvenile diabetes', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Type 1 diabetes (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.
Juvenile diabetes (medical condition): Severe insulin-treated diabetes typically occurring in young people.
Juvenile diabetes (medical condition): Type 1 diabetes (also called "insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus" or "juvenile diabetes") is the severe insulin-requiring form of diabetes. It usually affects teens and young under-30 adults, but can affect infants or children. Type 1 diabetes is far less common than Type 2 diabetes, which typically affects older over-40 patients (though younger overweight patients with Type 2 diabetes are now more common).
Symptoms of Type 1 diabetes are usually quite severe, and rapidly arise over weeks or months. Common symptoms include thirst, excessive urination, hunger, weight loss, irritability and various other symptoms.
Juvenile diabetes: Type 1 diabetes, formerly called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is usually first diagnosed in children, teenagers, or young adults. In this form of diabetes, the beta cells of the pancreas no longer make insulin because the body's immune system has attacked and destroyed them. Treatment for type 1 diabetes includes taking insulin shots or using an insulin pump, making wise food choices, exercising regularly, taking aspirin daily, and controlling blood pressure and cholesterol. (Source: excerpt from Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK)
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