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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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After a month of her daughter using Control-IQ, Katie Bacon reviews the pros and cons of the algorithm and shares her family’s tips and takeaways Continue Reading »

Newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes? Dr. Francine Kaufman answers some of the most commonly asked questions for teens with type 2 diabetes Continue Reading »

Are you newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? Dr. Francine Kaufman answers some of the most commonly asked questions Continue Reading »

Diabetes can make breastfeeding more challenging, affecting blood sugar levels and milk supply. With all the health benefits of breastfeeding, here’s expert advice for women with diabetes Continue Reading »

Katie Bacon talks with healthcare professionals, parents, and students about when and how to give children and teens more responsibility in their diabetes management Continue Reading »

For some, school cancelations and working from home have added stress that can make diabetes management even more difficult. Here are the perspectives and strategies of several parents who are navigating this environment Continue Reading »

Learn how to navigate different health insurance options after you age out of your parent’s insurance plan. Plus, what to consider that is specific to managing diabetes Continue Reading »

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