Diabetes and Kids

Parents of children with chronic illnesses may find it difficult to discuss the realities of their child’s condition, but an open dialogue may be the most important step to managing anxiety. Make it a point to ask your child how he or she feels each day and emphasize accomplishments made in spite of any physical or medial limitations. In addition, before doctor’s appointments, hospital stays or procedures, inform your child about what to expect or have a conversation together with other children who have had similar experiences. If you need professional assistance, Goryeb Children’s Hospital offers counseling and therapy services for children and adolescents with chronic illnesses >


Diabetes Articles
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Diabetes and Kids

Widely used antipsychotic medications for troubled kids and teens can trigger weight gain and decrease insulin sensitivity, putting them at increased risk for diabetes, according to a new study.

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Diabetes and Kids

For years, doctors thought that giving IV fluids too quickly could trigger brain swelling in children experiencing a serious diabetes complication called ketoacidosis. But new research now suggests the treatment is safe.

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Diabetes and Kids

As if coping with type 2 diabetes as a teenager isn't tough enough, it turns out that many girls with the metabolic disorder also have to deal with irregular periods.

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