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  • Helping Kids Deal With Injections and Blood Tests for Parents


    Blood tests and insulin injections can be a challenge for kids with diabetes and their parents. Here are some strategies for coping with these necessary procedures.

  • Keeping Track of Your Blood Sugar for Kids


    Checking your blood sugar levels is a really important part of managing diabetes. Knowing those levels will help you keep your blood sugar under control - and that helps you feel good and keeps you healthy.

  • Medicines for Diabetes for Parents


    Whether your child is taking insulin or pills (or both) to control diabetes, it's important to learn how diabetes medicines work.

  • Meal Plans and Diabetes for Parents


    Kids with diabetes don't have to follow a special diabetes diet, but they may need to pay more attention to when they eat and how much is on their plates.

  • Hypoglycemia for Parents


    When blood glucose levels drop too low, it's called hypoglycemia. Very low blood sugar levels can cause severe symptoms that require immediate treatment.

  • Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Parents


    Learning what you can about type 2 diabetes will let you help your child manage and live with the disease. Here are the basics.

  • Diabetes: Dealing With Feelings for Parents


    If your child has diabetes, you may spend a lot of time thinking about the physical effects. But it's also important to understand the emotional issues surrounding a diabetes diagnosis.

  • Medicines for Diabetes for Teens


    Taking medicines is a major part of staying healthy if you have diabetes because they help you keep your blood sugar levels under control.

  • Diabetes: When to Call the Doctor for Teens


    Taking care of your diabetes includes knowing when to call a doctor and get medical help.

  • What's Diabetes? for Kids


    Kids who have diabetes need to take extra steps to stay healthy. Find out more.