There are several types of diabetes, but the most common are type 1 and type 2. In children, the majority of cases are type 1, previously known as "juvenile diabetes".
Managing diabetes is a skill that takes time. It can often feel like you are juggling many things at once and that one of the "balls" will drop.
Type 1 diabetes is challenging at any age, but especially so in children under age 5. It takes special skills and attention to fine details, particularly in infants and toddlers, because of their super high sensitivity to insulin, and naturally u
School-aged children are undergoing an exciting time in their lives, as they engage in new activities, developing their motor, social, and cognitive skills in new clubs, artistic, and athletic adventures. They are learning about independence, res
Adolescence is a time of major changes; physically, intellectually, emotionally, and morally.
This is the moment most emerging adults have been waiting for: freedom!
The realities for those aged 19 to 26 and beyond is centered on being responsible for their own diabetes care.