Teens and diabetes

Being a teenager is hard enough, but throw in being diagnosed with diabetes and you have a special challenge.

College Diabetes Network

Learn about resources for for students with type 1 diabetes at college.

Disordered Eating Behaviors

Research conducted on disordered eating behaviors in youth with type 1 diabetes.


Teenagers have competing needs, including the need to choose who they want to tell about their diabetes and who they do not.

Explore: Teens

  • Driving

    Getting that first driver's license is a huge milestone for your teen. Safety behind the wheel should be everyone's number one priority.

  • Teens & Parties

    Teens generally want more independence when it comes to food and fun.

  • Diabetes and Reproductive Health for Girls

    Learn about how diabetes affects a girl's reproductive health. This free resource covers everything from puberty to having a healthy pregnancy and baby.