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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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Nine year-old Boaz Alkalay offers a rare glimpse of diabetes through the eyes of a child. Continue Reading »

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Kerri Morrone Sparling reflects on the true meaning of ‘need’ in the global diabetes community… Continue Reading »

How can kids with diabetes most enjoy Halloween? Jim Hirsch shares his thoughts. Continue Reading »

Larry Soler and Dr. James Gavin discuss Partnership for a Healthier America's efforts to fight childhood obesity. Continue Reading »

Kelly reflects on her recent visit to Washington… Continue Reading »

Teaching a child with type 1 diabetes the "facts of life"... Jim Hirsch reflects. Continue Reading »