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  • Sports, Exercise, and Diabetes for Teens


    Teens with diabetes can exercise and play sports at the same level as everyone else, so whether you want to go for the gold or just go hiking in your hometown, diabetes shouldn't hold you back.

  • What Is Type 2 Diabetes? for Teens


    Teens with type 2 diabetes have to pay close attention to what they eat and do.

  • Handling Diabetes When You're Sick for Teens


    Being sick is no fun for anyone. For people with diabetes, being sick can also affect blood sugar levels.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Teens


    Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Managing Blood Sugars When You Have Type 1 Diabetes for Teens


    People who have diabetes may hear or read a lot about controlling, or managing, the condition. But what is diabetes control and why is it so important?

  • What Is Hypoglycemia? for Teens


    Lots of people wonder if they have hypoglycemia, but the condition is not common in teens. Get the facts on hypoglycemia.

  • Carbohydrates and Diabetes for Teens


    If you have diabetes, your doctor may have recommended keeping track of how many carbohydrates (carbs) you eat. But what exactly are carbs and how do they affect your blood sugar?

  • Tips for Athletes With Type 1 Diabetes for Teens


    If you're an athlete, find out how to keep doing your favorite sport while keeping your diabetes under control.

  • Medicines for Diabetes for Teens


    Diabetes medicines help keep blood sugar levels in a healthy range and may help prevent problems now and later.

  • What Is Type 1 Diabetes? for Teens


    Diabetes affects how the body uses glucose, a sugar that is the body's main source of fuel. In type 1 diabetes, glucose can't get into the body's cells where it's needed.