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Kids First, Diabetes Second – a guide to the small and big issues of raising a child with type 1 diabetes.
The first six-year-old in the world to test the Bionic Pancreas.
Why aren’t there more therapies and devices for pediatric patients? Find out why and what we can do to help.
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...
What do Michelle Obama, soda, and cities have in common? Our top five patient takeaways from PHA this year.
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.
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...
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.
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...
The artificial pancreas is coming – will it be connected to an iPhone? What we learned at Children with Diabetes - Focus on Technology.
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Special Conference Perspective: James S. Hirsch on the Human Drama of Diabetes
Nine year-old Boaz Alkalay offers a rare glimpse of diabetes through the eyes of a child.
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...

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