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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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New updates include time-in-range goals, heart health benefits of GLP-1 agonist Trulicity, and recommendation of GLP-1 agonist Victoza for children and teens with type 2 diabetes Continue Reading »

As we enter hurricane season, here are three important steps people with diabetes can take to prepare for natural disasters Continue Reading »

Lilly’s Baqsimi is a needle-free, simple treatment for severe hypoglycemia – bringing long-needed innovation to use of glucagon in emergency settings. Expected in pharmacies within one month Continue Reading »

Children, ages 4 to 17, met with Members of Congress to help them understand what it’s like to live with type 1 diabetes and why research for a cure is so important. Fourteen-year-old Jamie Kurtzig, who has had diabetes since she was one year old, was a delegate from California Continue Reading »

The importance of communication, returning to a “new normal”, overcoming fear, and finding community for a newly diagnosed teen Continue Reading »

Victoza type 2 diabetes children

Powerful A1C-lowering from Victoza now an option for ages 10-17, in addition to metformin and insulin Continue Reading »

JDRF childrens congress 2017

Over 160 children and teens living with type 1 diabetes were selected to travel to Washington D.C. for three days, meeting with politicians and lawmakers to advocate for renewal of the Special Diabetes Program Continue Reading »

The importance of sleep for teens with diabetes. Plus, key sleep strategies from young adults living with diabetes! Continue Reading »

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