Type 1 Diabetes

What are the Signs?

With type 1 diabetes, symptoms usually develop quickly and can be life-threatening.

Symptoms for type 1 diabetes can include:

  • Extreme thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Sudden unexplained weight loss
  • Extreme fatigue and weakness
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Constant hunger

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms talk to your doctor. A blood test can tell if you have diabetes or not. The earlier diabetes is diagnosed and managed the better your health will be.

The 4 T’s

A simple way to remember the four main symptoms of type 1 diabetes.

  • Tiredness
  • Toilet
  • Thinner
  • Thirsty