Mode of presentation of juvenile diabetes.Br Med J 1976; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.6029.211 (Published 24 July 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;2:211
- D V Hamilton,
- S S Mundia,
- J Lister
In a study of 66 children with juvenile diabetes symptoms had often present for over a month before diagnosis. Though polyuria, polydipsia, and weight loss were the commonest features, other important symptoms included tiredness lethargy, and malaise. A gradual onset of diabetes was commoner than is generally realised.