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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM)

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) - Symptoms

Some symptoms of high blood glucose levels that may occur in type 1 diabetes are listed below:
  • Excessive thirst and urination 
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow-healing sores or frequent infections
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of type 1 diabetes. In addition to the above, symptoms may include:
  • Rapid breathing
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
Diabetes can also give rise to complications if it is not well controlled. These may include blindness, kidney failure, nerve damage, ulcers and amputations, heart attacks or strokes. With good control of diabetes, these complications can be prevented.

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) - Preparing for surgery

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