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Re: [IP] symptoms in infants

> I'd like information from parents of diabetic infants, please.  Can
> you tell me what symptoms you noticed in your child before
> diagnosis?  My sister just found out that her 10 month old has
> dropped from the 75th weight percentile to the 10th since birth, and
> we're both worried that he may be D since it runs in our family. 
> She's waiting for an appt. with a pediatrician, and I can't check
> his bg because we live far from each other. 

Excessive weight loss and frequent urination. She can get urine test 
strips at the local drug store. A dip will do! If her 10mo old tests 
postive she should go to the ER asap to avoid DKA.

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