Diabetes

Diabetes in children and teens

Children usually suffer from type 1 diabetes but with increasingly poor lifestyle choices, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in children is increasing drastically.

Tips for diabetic teens

These are years that bring change, new friends, new schools, more social events and for diabetic teens, much more responsibility. These tips might help you cope.

Low blood sugar dangerous in kids

Children with type 1 diabetes have a difficult time recognising warning signs that their blood sugar has fallen to dangerously low levels, and their parents do even worse.

Early weight gain in babies may lead to diabetes

Researchers found that for each additional kilogram of weight gained during the first year of life above the mean, babies had 20 percent greater odds of developing type 1 diabetes by age 9 years.

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