Our Warning Signs Awareness Campaign
Knowing the warning signs of Type 1 diabetes saves lives. Type 1 diabetes can strike anyone at any age. At diagnosis of Type 1, approximately 42% of patients are in DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis) in the United States. DKA is a life-threatening condition that can occur from a delayed diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. This is a solvable problem and an issue where awareness can make a meaningful difference.
Our Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Campaign is designed to place the warning signs of Type 1 diabetes (Excessive thirst, Frequent Urination, Unexplained Weight Loss and Exhaustion) in front of as many people as possible through strategic partnerships, volunteer advocates, and PSAs encouraging the public to immediately see their healthcare provider for a blood glucose or urine test in an effort to avoid DKA at diagnosis.
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