What are the causes of kidney failure in young children?
Common causes include birth defects, hereditary diseases, infection, nephrotic syndrome, systemic diseases, trauma and urine blockage or reflux
Few symptoms are increased thirst, extreme hunger, unexplained weight loss, frequent urination, fatigue, irritability, blurred vision, slow healing wounds and frequent infections. Increased risk of Heart attack/ Angina/ Stroke, Nerve damage, Kidney damage, Gastroparesis (Nausea/ vomiting) Diarrhea or constipation, Eye damage - blindness, Increased risk of cataract and glaucoma, Foot damage/ amputations, Skin infections, Increased risk of Alzheimer's disease/ Depression/ Hearing impairment.
Diabetics have raised blood sugar and when there is a lot of excess blood sugar in our blood stream, it signals our body to put that excess sugar in storage. We can store some sugar in our liver and muscles, however, when these are full our body start to store the extra sugar as fat. This of course starts to cause weight gain.
It is commonly misdiagnosed in adults.A study found that 38% of type 1 diabetes patients diagnosed over age 30 were misdiagnosed with type 2 diabetes and did not receive the required insulin.
Diabetes when uncontrolled can cause sudden increase in blood sugar level causing an emergency called Diabetic ketoacidosis which can be life threatening if not treated in time. Also, long standing Diabetes may lead to organ damage which can be fatal.