Type 1 Diabetes and Sleepovers or Field Trips

Concerned about your child with Type 1 diabetes and sleepovers? With planning and the right expectations, sleepovers will be something to look forward to…

Top 10 Tips for Better Blood Glucose Control

Parenting is a never-ending challenge, and so is diabetes care. Parents need to stay involved in their child’s management even when he is old enough and mature enough to perform many of his daily self-management rituals on his own…

Recognizing Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents

Type 2 diabetes in youth is on the rise, largely influenced by the obesity epidemic. In fact, new cases of Type 2 diabetes in youth are predicted to quadruple in the next 40 years…

Diabetes at School

Since your child can’t leave his diabetes at home, it is necessary to have a plan for managing his diabetes while he is at school…

Managing Type 1 Diabetes in College

Starting life at college can be exciting, but it can also be a stressful time for those with Type 1 diabetes. Before moving to campus, get our expert tips for meeting your diabetes health needs during this transition.

Be Aware of Hypoglycemia Unawareness

Hypoglycemia unawareness in children can be scary, but with persistence and teamwork, it can be reversed and prevented…

Countdown to Diabetes Camp

Thinking of sending your child to diabetes camp? Get expert answers to common questions about how the process works and what kids can expect from the experience…

Helping a Student-Athlete With Type 1 Diabetes

Helping your child manage blood glucose for optimal sports performance can be complicated but successful — and well worth the effort…