Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: What’s the Difference?
If your child or someone you know has been recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you may be wondering how the disease differs from type 2 diabetes — the form people tend to know more about. Clear up the confusion with an overview of key differences — and similarities — between these two types of diabetes.
Newly Diagnosed: How to Answer Questions From Family
There are many challenges that parents of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes have to deal with–one unexpected challenge can be addressing all the well-intended but often misinformed questions of family members. Tongue-tied? Here are five commonly asked questions and ideas for answering each one.
Newly Diagnosed: Doctors Answer Type 1 Diabetes FAQs
When your child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it can feel like you have hundreds if not thousands of questions. The good news is that doctors have heard most of them before and can easily provide answers that will ease your mind. Here, five doctors give the FAQs they hear most and share their responses.
People in the Know: When Your Child’s Friend Has Type 1
Q: My daughter’s new friend has type 1 diabetes. What do I need to know to make it safe for her friend to come play at our house, and what can I do to be helpful and supportive to her friend’s parents? A: When you think about what happens during a typical two-hour playdate — in other words, … Read More »