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Kids First, Diabetes Second offers invaluable advice and support for parents
August 7, 2014
Kids First, Diabetes Second – a guide to the small and big issues of raising a child with type 1 diabetes.
Our Bionic Pancreas Journey
July 28, 2014
The first six-year-old in the world to test the Bionic Pancreas.
Getting Approval For Drugs And Devices In Pediatrics – Why Is It So Challenging?
July 20, 2014
Why aren’t there more therapies and devices for pediatric patients? Find out why and what we can do to help.
JAMA study finds Dramatic Increase in Childhood Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
May 31, 2014
On May 7, the results of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study published in JAMA found a 21% increase in type 1 diabetes and 31% rise in type 2 diabetes in children...
The Top 5 Takeaways for Patients at the Building a Healthier Future Summit
April 29, 2014
What do Michelle Obama, soda, and cities have in common? Our top five patient takeaways from PHA this year.
How the Natividad Family Fought for Awareness and Tools for Diabetes in School
April 29, 2014
Fighting for awareness and access to diabetes supplies in school – The story of an inspired and inspiring family in Virginia.
Top 10 Things I Wish My Parents Knew When I Was Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes
March 31, 2014
Top 10 Things I Wish My Parents Knew When I Was Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
Carb DM Holds Bay Area Diabetes Summit
February 19, 2014
This upcoming March 15, Carb DM, the Greater Bay Area Chapter of JDRF, and Diabetes Youth Families are teaming up to host the Bay Area Diabetes Summit for people with...
JDRF and Children Testify for Continued Type 1 Diabetes Research Funding
August 26, 2013
On July 10, the JDRF and 161 delegates for the Children’s Congress traveled to Capitol Hill inWashington, D.C. to call for support of type 1 diabetes research funding...
The “Bionic Kids” Put the Artificial Pancreas Through the Rigors of Summer Camp
August 23, 2013
The “Bionic Kids” put the artificial pancreas through the rigors of summer camp.
Dexcom Announces Progress on a Pediatric Label for the G4 Platinum CGM and Development of New Remote Monitoring Product, Dexcom Share
March 28, 2013
In February, Dexcom submitted an application to expand the label for the G4 Platinum CGM (continuous glucose monitor) to pediatric patients who are as young as two years...
A Focus on Diabetes Technology for Families
February 27, 2013
The artificial pancreas is coming – will it be connected to an iPhone? What we learned at Children with Diabetes - Focus on Technology.
Public Schools in Washington, DC, Sign Agreement to Ensure Appropriate Training and Access to Diabetes Care for Students
October 31, 2012
In time for the beginning of this school year, DC Public Schools (DCPS) took a major step toward providing access to essential care for all its students with diabetes...
New Study Suggests Diabetes is Four Times More Common Among Chinese Teenagers than American Teens
September 20, 2012
A new study from the University of North Carolina and the Chinese Center for Disease Control (CCDC) has found that diabetes is four times more common among Chinese...
Partnership for a Healthier America and the US Tennis Association Join Forces against Childhood Obesity
September 20, 2012
During the US Open tennis tournament earlier this month, Larry Soler of the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) announced a pair of new initiatives to promote...
Sugar Babies: The Epidemic of Diabetes In Our Children
July 31, 2012
diaTribe salutes director Jennifer Mackenzie for her emerging film Sugar Babies . The documentary examines the impact of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on children in...
In Partnership with First Lady Michelle Obama and Let’s Move!, Disney Announces Strict Nutritional Standards for All Future Advertising
June 29, 2012
In June, First Lady Michelle Obama and Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger announced a bold new plan to ban commercials and advertisements for unhealthy food products targeted...
University of California San Francisco Pediatric Diabetes Symposium (San Francisco, CA, March 3, 2007)
April 30, 2007
Special Conference Perspective: James S. Hirsch on the Human Drama of Diabetes
My Name Is Boaz
March 31, 2010
Nine year-old Boaz Alkalay offers a rare glimpse of diabetes through the eyes of a child.
Partnership for a Healthier America Continues to Make Incremental Progress in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
January 31, 2012
We had the privilege of attending the inaugural Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Building a Healthier Future Summit in late 2011 in Washington, DC, where we...