Living With Diabetes
Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole family, especially when a child is diagnosed. Whether you're a parent, sibling or other family member, your support and understanding can make all the difference. Are you worried about medical care and costs, or how to manage diabetes at school? We provide information and resources to help every child and every family adjust to life with diabetes. You may also be interested in our book, 50 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes.
Get the information and support you need during the early weeks and months after your diagnosis.
Learn how to cope with health issues related to your diabetes.
Stay one step ahead of your diabetes with these treatment strategies.
Protect your rights at the workplace, school, correctional institutions or public places and learn how to address discrimination due to your diabetes.
Help young diabetics manage their care and stay healthy.
Reach out, share information and inspire others facing the challenges of living with diabetes.
Use our helpful tips on check-ups and vaccines, eating healthfully, and other issues that impact your future.
Living with diabetes as you get older presents some unique challenges, but we're here to help.
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