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…

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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…

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…

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…

Children and Type 2 Diabetes: What’s New?

There are strategies and developments that can help kids with diabetes be kids. Learn more about children and Type 2 diabetes…

Writing a Section 504 Plan for Diabetes

Now is the time to put a Section 504 Plan in place for your school-age child with diabetes…

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…

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…