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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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Why aren’t there more therapies and devices for pediatric patients? Find out why and what we can do to help. Continue Reading »

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Fighting for awareness and access to diabetes supplies in school – The story of an inspired and inspiring family in Virginia. Continue Reading »

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This upcoming March 15, Carb DM, the Greater Bay Area Chapter of JDRF, and Diabetes Youth Families are teaming up to... Continue Reading »

How to be a better patient and health care provider - Dr. Anne Peter’s top ten actionable tips for people with diabetes. Continue Reading »