Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar levels to become too high. Many children have diabetes mellitus, which can start at any age. Most children have type 1 diabetes so need insulin but some children and young people have other forms of diabetes.
Join Dr Vaseem Hakeem, consultant paediatrician, from 4-5pm on Thursday 28 April to answer your questions about the different types of diabetes and various treatments, and give advice on how to manage your child’s condition.
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To participate in the web chat, please return to this page at 4pm on Thursday 28 April. If you would like to submit a question in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Children's diabetes web chat' in the subject line.