Follow OK! on Threads here: https://www.threads.net/@ok_mag Billi Mucklow and football star Andy Carroll have confirmed their son, Arlo, has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
Taking to Instagram, former TOWIE star Billi, 35, posted a carousel of images of her little boy as she issued a heartfelt update on his condition.
She confirmed she and her retired professional footballer husband Andy, 34, found out their "beautiful" son had type 1 diabetes just two weeks ago.
The reality star continued: "Wow there is so much to learn, lots of life changes. We’ve had amazing support from our Diabetic Team to help us learn and understand how to care for Arlo." The mum went on to list symptoms Arlo displayed, which included the 'four t's': "thirsty, thinner, tired and toilet (constantly needing to wee mostly through the night)", and added: "We’re lucky we caught it early.