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  • Definition: Ketoacidosis for Teens


    Ketoacidosis is a severe life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment.

  • Word! Ketoacidosis for Kids


    Ketoacidosis, a condition that can happen to people with diabetes, occurs when the body uses fat instead of glucose for fuel.

  • Definition: Ketoacidosis for Parents


    Ketoacidosis is a severe life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment. Symptoms of ketoacidosis include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, rapid breathing, and, in severe cases, unconsciousness.

  • Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis for Parents


    When blood glucose levels (also called blood sugar levels) are too high, it's called hyperglycemia. A major goal in controlling diabetes is to keep blood sugar levels as close to the desired range as possible.

  • Diabetes: When to Call the Doctor for Teens


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

  • Diabetes: When to Call the Doctor for Parents


    Caring for a child with diabetes includes knowing when to get medical help. Learn more about when to call the doctor.

  • Managing Your Child's Diabetes on Sick Days for Parents


    Parents of kids with diabetes need to take a few extra steps to keep blood sugar levels under control on sick days.

  • Diabetes Center Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Does your child have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Learn how to manage the disease and keep your child healthy.

  • Word! K for Kids


    OK, let's talk about all the medical and health terms that begin with "K."

  • 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.