Home > Medical > Diabetes > Diabetes in children and teens Diabetes in children and teens All sections in Diabetes » About Diabetes » Diabetes & other Organs » Diabetes and Pregnancy » Diabetes and the Elderly » Children & Teens » Diet and Obesity » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Diabetes » Multimedia » Diabetes News » Real-life Story » Support Groups » The Glycaemic Index » Treatment: Type 1 » Treatment: Type 2 » What to do in a crisis » Who is at risk New diagnostic test for type 1 diabetes A new test to diagnose type 1 diabetes has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Tips for teachers with diabetic kids in the class Informed and caring teachers can be a tremendous help in teaching children with diabetes how to lead normal, active lives outside of the home. Easy carb counting for kids with diabetes Keeping tabs on children of any age can be a challenge on its own, keeping tabs on a child living with diabetes can add on to the challenge. Quiz Assess your diabetes risk » Ask Diabetes expert » Check Glycaemic index tool » Quiz Am I eating right for my diabetes? » 'Let it go' - a diabetic parody of Frozen's theme song A snapshot of diabetes in SA Dealing with childhood diabetes Schoolbag, lunchbox, insulin dose. Every year the number of children living with diabetes increases. Your diabetic child at school Parents need to work in conjunction with schools in order to provide a safe environment for diabetic children. Diagnosis and treatment Few children have type 2 diabetes, so this article will be concentrating on type 1 diabetes management. Healthy back-to-school snacks for kids with diabetes If you have a child with diabetes, you will know how difficult it can be to keep them on their diet. And, now that your child is back at school, it may be even harder. Diabetic kids in the classroom As diabetic episodes can be life-threatening, it is important for teachers to know what to do if they have a child living with diabetes in their care. Diabetes and adolescents Most teenagers who are diabetic have type 1 diabetes, but worldwide, doctors are alarmed by the increase of type 2 diabetes amongst younger and younger people. Diabetes management in children Children don’t like injections, so the prospect of daily injections and often more than one, is not pleasant. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook!