ABCs - Diabetes Word Cloud

Diabetes ABCs

Defeat Diabetes Foundation

Kid Friendly Warning Signs of Diabetes

Many of the symptoms and warning signs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are the same:

  • Have to pee all the time
  • Being really thirsty
  • Being really hungry
  • Losing a lot of weight when you aren’t try to
  • Feeling weak and tired all the time
  • Being moody and angry

Type 2 symptoms can also include:

  • Blurry vision
  • A feeling of numbness (or pins and needles) in your feet and legs.
  • Itchy skin
  • Drowsiness
  • Slow healing of cuts and bruises

Good News! Sometimes Type 2 diabetes can be prevented.