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Welcome to the Child & Adolescent Diabetes Center

What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a disease in which your child’s body cannot properly store and use fuel for energy. The fuel that your child’s body needs is called glucose, a type of sugar. Details...

To learn more about diabetes, select from the list of topics and resources:

   Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes: Overview
Type 1 Diabetes: Recently Diagnosed
Type 1 Diabetes: Children Living With the Disease
Type 1 Diabetes: Living With the Disease (Teens & Adults)
Type 1 Diabetes: Living With Complications

   Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes: Overview
Type 2 Diabetes in Children
Type 2 Diabetes: Recently Diagnosed
Type 2 Diabetes: Living With the Disease
Type 2 Diabetes: Living With Complications

   Diabetes Complications
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic Retinopathy
Foot Care for People With Diabetes

   Diabetes Tests & Procedures
Blood Glucose
Chemistry Screen
Cholesterol and Triglycerides Tests
Creatinine and Creatinine Clearance
Exercise Electrocardiography
Hemoglobin A1c
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
Home Blood Sugar Monitoring
Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Vision Tests

   Diabetes ACTION SETS
Action sets help people take an active role in managing their diabetes. By following a set of actions, you can help your child better manage, or control their diabetes, and prevent long-term problems.

» Learn more about Action Sets

This selection provides you with alphabetical listings of some of the medications used to treat diabetes-just "click on" your medications to learn what they are used for, how to take them, special precautions, and some of the possible side effects. You can choose your medication by type (oral or insulin), brand name, or generic name.

» Go to Diabetes Medications

How to get answers to basic questions and where to turn for help are some of the most common concerns for people with diabetes and their loved ones. This Resource Directory may assist you in these efforts.

» Get Diabetes Resources

   Diabetes GLOSSARY
This glossary defines words that are often used when people talk or write about diabetes. It is designed for people who have diabetes and for their families and friends.

» Go to the Diabetes Glossary

Last modified on: 30 June 2015