Events `are taking place across the region to educate people about type 1 diabetes to mark World Diabetes day.
Diabetes UK has launched a campaign to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes in children.
A report has shown that nine out of ten parents cannot recognise the symptoms of the condition.
Symptoms of type 1 diabetes include:
- Needing the toilet more than usual
- Wanting to drink more often than usual
- Feeling tired or lethargic
- Losing weight
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