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For many people, being responsible for the care of someone with diabetes –be it a child, a parent, a relative, or a friend – can feel overwhelming at times. Every person with diabetes has their own unique story and their own care needs, and thanks to healthcare professionals, new therapies and technologies, and a multitude of resources, helping someone manage their diabetes to live a long, healthy, and happy life is absolutely possible.

But we know it isn’t easy to negotiate the day-to-day challenges, confusing options, and multiple uncertainties of helping a loved one handle the condition. At diaTribe, we strive to provide a diverse array of articles that offer advice, support, and encouragement to all those who are helping someone live well with diabetes.

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​Exercising with diabetes is important, but it does provide some additional challenges. Learn how to navigate being an athlete while managing your diabetes from experts. Continue Reading »

A new study from the CDC suggests that there is an increased risk of developing diabetes after a COVID-19 infection for children under the age of 18. Continue Reading »

Gestational diabetes can be a scary thing, but it’s important to know that you, or your loved one, are not alone and that you can still have a completely healthy pregnancy. Hear tips, tricks, and what to expect when dealing with gestational diabetes from top OBGYN’s. Continue Reading »

Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of type 1 or type 2 diabetes can help people get treatment right away or even save a life. Learn what these common signs and symptoms are and what to do if you recognize them in a loved one. Continue Reading »

For relatives of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), about 5% have certain antibodies associated with causing T1D. By joining this clinical trial, you or your relatives could contribute to the future of prevention and early treatment of T1D. Continue Reading »

Many parents are wondering how they can best look after the mental wellbeing of their child with type 1 diabetes. We spoke with a licensed mental health counselor to provide you with several easy and actionable tips. Continue Reading »

Robin Arzon – Peloton’s VP of fitness programming, ultramarathoner, best-selling author, mother, and person living with type 1 diabetes – is working to empower others by “normalizing the everyday superhero.” We spoke with her about her diabetes journey and the tools she uses to manage her health as a fitness professional. Continue Reading »

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