Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder. Due to insufficient or inefficient insulin production the body is not able to control blood glucose and its levels increase to cause symptoms of excessive urination, increased thirst, weight loss and lethargy. Type 1 diabetes mellitus is the commonest type of diabetes in children where the child needs to take multiple insulin injections to keep the blood glucose towards normal levels. In other types of diabetes life-style modification and a few oral medicines are helpful.
Pearl endocrine clinic deals with the diagnosis and management of children with Diabetes. It provides education about Juvenile Diabetes as well as have associated patient support group.