Friday’s Daily Piece: Be Aware of Signs of Diabetes During COVID-19 Shelter in Place

In general, many people are hesitate to go to hospital or medical offices during COVID-19 (and rightfully so) pandemic. However, it is important to keep in mind that new cases of diabetes are still occurring and require medical treatment. Type 1 diabetes may first be diagnosed when a child or adult experiences diabetic ketoacidosis (medical emergency). So please be aware of the following signs and symptoms, and do not confuse them with symptoms of a virus. If you have these symptoms, please seek medical attention (MedPageToday).

Going to toilet a lot or bed wetting by a child who has not previously been wetting the be

Being really thirsty and unable to quench thirst

Feeling more tired than usual

Unplanned weight loss or looking thinner than usual

Recognize these diabetes symptoms for better management
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