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Children Living with Diabetes

By Kristan Appleford
 
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While this condition is bound to have an impact on a child’s life, parents can help support the child with diabetes by learning all they can to help him or her manage the condition and stay active and healthy.

The American Diabetes Association offers additional resources to help you and your child:
http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/parents-and-kids/managing-d...

Sources:

The Mayo Clinic. Type 1 Diabetes in Children. Web. 26, Dec. 2011.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/type-1-diabetes-in-children/DS00931

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children and Diabetes. Web. 26, Dec. 2011.
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/projects/diab_children.htm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet. Web. 26, Dec. 2011.
http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/general11.htm#gen_c

Reviewed December 27, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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Today an excellent MSNBC article showed that the cause of type 2 diabetes in children and young adults is food chemicals Click here http://type2diabetesdiet.newsvine.com/_news/2011/12/27/9742831-is-diet-t...

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