Type 1 Diabetes in Children: Making the Diagnosis
Common Symptoms and Recommended Labs
A panel of diabetes experts, a primary care physician, and a pediatrician discuss diagnosing type 1 diabetes in children in this video roundtable.
What are the common signs and symptoms you should look for? And what lab tests should you order to confirm a type 1 diabetes diagnosis?
The panel reviews these questions, including a discussion on what levels are necessary in lab tests to make the diagnosis.
Steven M. Armbrust, MD, a family practice physician, moderates the panel. Members of the panel are:
- Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE: Certified Diabetes Educator at the University of Chicago Medical Center
- Thomas DeStefani, MD: Pediatrician
- W. Patrick Zeller, MD: Pediatric Endocrinologist
This Endocrinology Highlights video gives you a quick refresher in type 1 diabetes diagnosis.