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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1 for Parents


    Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition that causes benign tumors in and under the skin, often with bone, hormone, and other problems. Learn more about how it's diagnosed and treated.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Blood Types for Parents


    Categorizing blood according to type helps prevent reactions when someone gets a blood transfusion. Find out how blood types work.

  • Blood Types for Teens


    Blood might look the same and do the same job, but tiny cell markers mean one person's body can reject another person's blood. Find out how blood types work in this article for teens.

  • Word! Blood Type for Kids


    Every person has a blood type.