Insulin Pump Therapy for Kids

Let’s have a look at what makes a child a good candidate for an insulin pump and what’s involved in getting started using one…

Understanding Diabetes in Youth

The Diabetes UK Professional Conference presented many of diabetes advances and developments. Here, we look at understanding diabetes in youth…

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Be Aware of Hypoglycemia Unawareness

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

The Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis

Children with Type 1 diabetes often have a gene that tells the immune system to destroy the cells that produce insulin. They become sick because their blood sugar gets too high…

Countdown to Diabetes Camp

Here are answers to common questions about diabetes summer camps. You could be offering your child one of the best experiences of her life…

School Planning 101 — Diabetes at School

School-age children spend about half their waking hours at school, and children with diabetes are no different. Since your child can’t leave his diabetes at home when he goes to school, it is necessary to have a plan…

Transitioning to Adult Diabetes Care

When it becomes time for young adult to leave his childhood diabetes care providers and move on to adult care providers, it is common to feel some anxiety…

Sending Your Kid to Camp With Diabetes

Because your child has diabetes, you may be unsure what type of camp is best for him. However, a little research can help you choose the right camp..

Helping Young Children Succeed With Diabetes Care

Children with diabetes have a remarkable capacity to learn to cope with a variety of stressors, especially with the support of caring adults…

When Your Teen Just Quits: Diabetes and the Teenage Years

The teenage years are a time of physical, mental, and emotional growth. For teens with diabetes, diabetes and its care can be one of the rough spots…