From the article: Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes
The initial symptoms of type 1 diabetes can easily be mistaken for the flu or some other virus. This often results in a delayed diagnosis and sometimes serious health problems before a proper diagnosis is made. Did you suspect diabetes when you first noticed symptoms, or did you think it was something else?
Inital DM1 symptoms
- Initially thought my vision was changing and needed new glasses. Rapid weight loss I attributed to low calorie/high exercise trip to Alaska. Unfortunately, it was neither.