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Managing diabetes at school

  Managing diabetes at school entails proper planning, documentation, and open communication. There are an estimated 210,000 children in the US living with diabetes. These children can engage in the same activities as their peers, but they need additional considerations when going to school or participating in extracurriculars. This may mean taking extra breaks

3 Spooky Tips & Tricks for Halloween with Diabetes

There’s nothing scary about Halloween with diabetes —unless of course, you count all the spooky skeletons, ghosts, and vampires stalking around town.  But, when your child has type 1 diabetes, you should consider what they need to enjoy the sweetest of all the holidays.  First and foremost, celebrating Halloween with diabetes means managing blood

Tips for Parents: Back to School with Diabetes

You might remember Naomi from Perth, Australia from her blog post earlier this year. Today we’ve invited her back to talk about what’s top of mind for many of you: back to school! Naomi’s five-year-old son, Xavier, lives with T1D. And while the timing of the school semester and specific policies might vary from

Diabetes Sports Roundup

After a diabetes diagnosis people often wonder how it will impact their daily life. One of the top questions is:will I be able to still play sports and exercise like I used to? Today let’s hear from just a few of our very active athletes with diabetes and hear they’re inspiring stories – along

All About That Cure: 4 Little Girls Advocate For Type 1 Diabetes through Music Videos

Rarely do you see diabetes and pop culture mix, but these four girls have done just that. Meet Katherine, Maya, Mia, and Maggie. Four young girls thriving with type 1 diabetes who raise awareness about diabetes by making parodies of modern pop songs, changing them into them fun, educational videos about living with diabetes.