There have been some interesting posts in the ‘Connect’ section of this site about the challenges of supporting teens with diabetes.
Just like other children, when your child with type 1 diabetes is sick it can be challenging: missing work or trying to secure a doctor’s appointment, but it also presents an increased level of care.
Insulin is one of the many tools that are used to manage diabetes. People living with type 1 diabetes must take insulin, as their bodies are no longer able to produce it. People living with type 2 diabetes may be prescribed insulin to help control their blood sugar more effectively.
Do you know an individual with type 1 diabetes who also has celiac disease? This is an increasingly common scenario. The only treatment for celiac disease is to follow a gluten-free diet.
Low blood sugar, also called hypoglycemia, can result when the body has too much insulin.
For people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests standing and light walking may be the key to managing blood sugar levels.