Your Child's Diabetes Health Care Team for Parents
When you have a child with diabetes, you and your family have a lot to learn, but you don't have to go it alone. Your child's diabetes health care team can help.
Your Diabetes Health Care Team for Teens
It takes all of your team members — you, your parents, doctors, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, and mental health pros — to help you take care of your diabetes.
Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis for Parents
When blood glucose levels (also called blood sugar levels) are too high, it's called hyperglycemia. A major goal in controlling diabetes is to keep blood sugar levels as close to the desired range as possible.
Treating Type 1 Diabetes for Parents
For kids diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it's important to create a diabetes management plan to help them manage the condition and stay healthy and active.
Type 2 Diabetes: How Is It Treated? for Teens
People with type 2 diabetes need to follow a plan to manage their diabetes and stay healthy and active.
Treating Type 2 Diabetes for Parents
Kids who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes will need a diabetes management plan to help them manage the condition and stay healthy and active.
Type 1 Diabetes: How Is It Treated? for Teens
People with type 1 diabetes need to follow a treatment plan to manage their diabetes and stay healthy and active.
Keeping Track of Your Blood Sugar for Teens
To keep your diabetes under control, stay healthy, and prevent future problems, you need to keep blood sugar levels in a healthy range. To do that, check and track those levels regularly.
When Blood Sugar Is Too High for Teens
For people with diabetes, controlling blood sugar levels is important. Having a blood sugar level that's too high can make you feel lousy, and having high blood sugar levels a lot can be unhealthy.
Most teens with diabetes should switch to an adult health care provider when they're between 18 and 21. Here's how you can do that.