How to control diabetes in your child?
The first thing you need to do as a parent is to consult a doctor immediately and proceed as directed. Along with this, the major management methods include:
- Insulin intake.
- Less carbohydrate intake.
- Tight monitoring of blood glucose.
- Regular exercise, however, avoids overexercising.
The difference in lab reports
In both cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, blood glucose levels are higher than normal. However, insulin levels are below normal or absent in type 1 diabetes while normal or above normal in type 2 diabetes.