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What snacks should you pack?

What snacks should you send to school with your child? And what about lunch? Read our advice here!

Friends for Life Conference

Every July our city Orlando becomes home to a wonderful conference called Friends for Life. This conference is aimed at families who have someone living with type 1 diabetes in their home.

Immunizations for Your Children

It is quite possible that many of you have already started registering your child for the upcoming school year and have been asked to submit the required immunization documentation. Much of what you hear on the topic of immunizations can be controversial. We would like to remind you that immunizations are very important and help us to keep our children healthy.

School's Out! Time for Camp!

It has reached the end of the school year and many of you are searching for summer camps for your children. Did you know there are a variety of camps for children and young people living with type 1 diabetes?

Our First Insulin Pump Class

Our first insulin pumps class was very educational. We had the opportunity to learn about various systems and options for pumps, their functions and the pros and cons of each. There was also a great support amongst attendees as it is always healthy to share with other families that have children with type 1 diabetes.

Summer is Almost Here!

With the summer season approaching and the kids out of school, routines change which often causes your child’s type 1 diabetes to behave differently as well.

JDRF Walk 2014

We participated in the Walk to Cure Diabetes for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation on Saturday, March 8th.

Do You Know About the Blue Circle?

The blue circle is the universal symbol for diabetes. Until 2006, there was no global symbol for diabetes. The purpose of the symbol is to give diabetes a common identity.

Nutrition and Diabetes

The nutritional needs of children and adolescents with diabetes are the same as the rest of their peers, so it is not advised to follow special plans or food. A healthy diet that is suitable for this age group should be rich in carbohydrates, moderate in protein and relatively low in fat.