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6 years old girl child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus was taking insulin for 1 month and another 1 month she took only keto diet, no insulin, is it safe? Is keto diet reliable for 6 years old? What is the further treatment of it?

1 Doctor Answered
It's not safe at all. Don't experiment with child's life. Take her to an endocrinologist in your city and follow instructions.
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