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Type 1 Youth Canoe Trips

Insulindependence, a diabetes and sports association focused on providing exercise-related resources for people living with diabetes, will be hosting two canoe trips for youth with Type 1 diabetes next month…

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Bionic Pancreas Trials Currently Recruiting

Researchers are currently recruiting children with Type 1 to participate in trials of the bionic pancreas this summer…

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“Children With Diabetes” Family Weekend in Orlando

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend? Then you won’t want to miss the “Children with Diabetes” family weekend at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida!

Diane Fennell

Diabetes Rates Skyrocket in American Youth

The prevalence of Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes jumped by 21% and 30%, respectively, in US youth over an eight-year period, according to new data from the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study…

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Study on Conversations Between Parents and Children With Type 1

If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child who has had Type 1 diabetes for at least a year, you may be interested in a study being conducted by Chapman University graduate student Ruth Gomez…

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Researcher Seeks Type 1 Diagnosis Experiences

If you are 10 years old or older and have Type 1 diabetes, then Michele Palk, a Master of Psychology student at Adler Graduate Professional School in Toronto, Canada, wants to hear from you…

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Study to Evaluate Needle-Free Glucagon Treatment

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College Scholarships From the Diabetes Scholars Foundation

Diane Fennell

Neuropathy Common in Young Adults

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Study on Parental Stress in Caring for Children With Type 1

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Free Driving Clinics for Teens With Type 1

Scott Coulter

For Teenagers

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Study Examines Impact of Type 1 on Family Members

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Live Twitter Chat About Children With Diabetes

Diane Fennell

Treatment Guidelines for Children With Type 2 Established

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Diabetes College Scholarship Applications Now Online

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Students With Diabetes Internship Program

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Type 1 Symposium at Joslin Diabetes Center

Maryam Elarbi

Trying to Stay Positive

Maryam Elarbi

Fasting During Ramadan

Maryam Elarbi

Friends for Life 2012: Part 2

Maryam Elarbi

Friends for Life 2012: Part 1

Maryam Elarbi

Meeting Louis: FFL 2007

Maryam Elarbi

Shout Out to the Siblings

Maryam Elarbi

Thoughts On a Cure

Maryam Elarbi

ADA: “Undercover” Product Scout

Maryam Elarbi

I Can’t Stop

Maryam Elarbi

Crisis Averted

Maryam Elarbi

Impossible to Come Down From the High

Maryam Elarbi

The End Of Freshman Year

Maryam Elarbi

Friends for Life: Part 2

Maryam Elarbi

Road Trip, Part 2

Maryam Elarbi

Road Trip!

Maryam Elarbi

Constant Lows

Maryam Elarbi

Tips for Staying Motivated

Maryam Elarbi

My Experience With Metformin

Maryam Elarbi

Not Dead Yet

Maryam Elarbi

The Pros and Cons of Type 1

Maryam Elarbi

Woes of Lows

Maryam Elarbi

It’s Not a Test

Maryam Elarbi

Solo Endo Appointment

Maryam Elarbi

Children With Diabetes: Philly Conference

Maryam Elarbi

Helpful Tips for Incoming College Freshmen

Maryam Elarbi

Get Real With Yourself

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“Riding on Insulin” Ski and Snowboard Camps

Maryam Elarbi

Communication is Key

Maryam Elarbi

Adventures in Hypoglycemia

Maryam Elarbi

The Importance of Consistency

Maryam Elarbi

My Mentor

Maryam Elarbi

The Magic Number

Maryam Elarbi

College Living

Diane Fennell

Remote Continuous Glucose Monitor Approved

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What We’re Reading: “Life for A Child” Documentary

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What We’re Reading: B4U Drive Mini-Camp

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What We’re Reading: A “Sweeter” Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

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What We’re Reading: Pump Position Greatly Affects Insulin Delivery

Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Easy, Healthful Cooking With Kids

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What We’re Reading: Diabetes KidCare Kit

Jan Chait

One More Death Too Many

Tara Dairman

World Diabetes Day

Jan Chait

Will the Goblins Be Gobblin’ at My House This Year?

Tara Dairman

Low-GI Diet May Help Kids With Type 1

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What We’re Reading: Insulin Pump Safety

Jan Chait

Parents Charged in Diabetes Death

Tara Dairman

National Diabetes Month, Weeks 4 & 5: At-Risk Populations and Youth

Tara Dairman

National Diabetes Month, Week 3: Around the World

Tara Dairman

National Diabetes Month, Week 1: Caregivers

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: To Pump, or Not to Pump?

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: School Planning 101

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Be Aware of Hypoglycemia Unawareness

Joe Nelson

The Wisdom and Courage of Children

Joe Nelson

Anger! What Do You Think It’s Good For?

Jan Chait

Trying Times

Tara Dairman

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Approved for Kids

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Helping Young Children Succeed With Diabetes Care

Andy Stuckey

Diabetic Birthdays and an Insulin-Dependent Santa Claus

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Perfectionism: An Impossible Goal in Diabetes Management
Striving for good self-care is important, but perfectionism can make diabetes care — and life — more difficult.

Recipes for Spring
Enjoy recipes for Baked salmon on beet greens, Tofu and snow pea slaw, Radish and cucumber salad, Spinach pinwheels, Beet salad with citrus dressing, and Stuffed berries.

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