Here's advice on managing and living with diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It? for Teens
Teens with type 2 diabetes have to pay close attention to what they eat and do.
Sports, Exercise, and Diabetes for Parents
Diabetes doesn't have to get in the way of exercise and sports competition. Like anyone else, kids with diabetes are healthier if they get plenty of exercise.
Carbohydrates and Sugar for Parents
Carbs are the body's most important and readily available source of energy. The key is to eat healthy ones, like whole grains, and avoid foods with added sugar.
Diabetes Control: Why It's Important for Kids
Keeping blood sugar levels under control can help keep you healthy and prevent health problems from happening down the road. Find out more.
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.
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.
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.
Diabetes and Sports Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers and coaches should know about students with diabetes playing sports and exercising.
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.