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Caregivers & Parents

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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Kerri Sparling (Sixuntilme.com) discusses CGM in the Cloud, explaining what it is and how it works. Sparling writes about its benefits and drawbacks that are leading to a split in the diabetes community - some people are celebrating its attributes while others are keeping their distance.  Continue Reading »

Bionic Pancreas Camp

What's in store for the Bionic Pancreas? diaTribe visits the Camp Joslin clinical trial in 6-11 year olds for an insider look. Continue Reading »

Do people with diabetes feel social stigma? Results from a new survey could change the way we talk about diabetes...  Continue Reading »

Kids First, Diabetes Second – a guide to the small and big issues of raising a child with type 1 diabetes. Continue Reading »

What can diabetes advocates learn from the HIV/AIDS movement? Part five of our exclusive interview with David Panzirer and Dana Ball. Continue Reading »

The first six-year-old in the world to test the Bionic Pancreas. Continue Reading »

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