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  • Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It? for Parents

    Every year in the United States, 13,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. With some practical knowledge, you can become your child's most important ally in learning to live with the disease.

  • Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It? for Teens

    Diabetes is a disease that 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.

  • 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 1 Diabetes: What Is It? for Kids

    Thousands of kids all over the world have type 1 diabetes, a disease that affects how the body uses glucose.

  • Type 1 Diabetes: How Is It Treated? for Kids

    Kids who have type 1 diabetes need to take some important steps to feel good and stay healthy.

  • 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.

  • Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Kids

    Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose, a sugar that is the body's main source of fuel. Find out more about a kind of diabetes called type 2 diabetes in this article for kids.

  • 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.

  • Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Teens

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

  • Other Diseases That Are More Common in People With Type 1 Diabetes for Teens

    People with type 1 diabetes have a greater risk for thyroid disorders, celiac disease, and Addison's disease. Find out more about these autoimmune disorders.