Type 1 diabetes in children: causes, signs and how to manage it
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Type 1 diabetes in children: causes, signs and how to manage it

Erin Dean Health journalist

The number of children with type 1 diabetes is on the increase and nurses need to know

About 29,000 children in the UK have type 1 diabetes and the number diagnosed is increasing. The number of people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is going up by about 4% each year, and in children under five by 5% each year, according to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 4, 6-7. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.4.6.s2

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