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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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A low carb diet can be difficult to follow, especially for children. Katie Bacon explains several ways in which low carb principles can be adapted to real life Continue Reading »

diaTribe Community Manager, Cherise Shockley, shares the story of her diabetes diagnosis and how that diagnosis affected her family Continue Reading »

Jamie Kurtzig, a high school student living with type 1 diabetes, just published a book of 100 poems that she has written over the last ten years Continue Reading »

What is it like having a sibling with diabetes, and what can someone do to support their sibling with diabetes? 20-year-old Alexandra Varon shares insight on having a younger sister with type 1 diabetes. Continue Reading »

This currently recruiting study will support FDA submission of Tandem’s Control-IQ hybrid closed loop for children six years of age or older Continue Reading »

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 »

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