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Could a 9 year old kid be diabetic?

My kid is only 9 and he drinks water so frequently and also go to toile now and then. I want him to be checked but only if there is a chance of being a diabetic . His mother is but I am not.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Diabetes can affect any age, He might be having Type1 diabetes which is known to occur in early age also.. i know of a child who got diagnosed as diabetic at age of 4 years only....so kindly do not ignore the symptoms... talk to his doctor sson and get necessary tests done to confirm and start treatment...All the very best..

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