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Type I Diabetes: You are NOT alone. General Diabetes Statistics

Diabetes is a serious, chronic condition that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin (a hormone that regulates blood sugar, or glucose), or when the body […]

Juvenile Diabetes: Coping with it

Living with type 1 diabetes can be emotionally draining. It’s normal for people with type 1 diabetes to feel scared, angry, frustrated, or discouraged from time to time. But […]

Juvenile Diabetes: Dealing with Feelings

For anyone with diabetes, experiencing negative emotions such as anger, frustration, hopelessness, fear, guilt and shame is very common. According to NICE (NICE, 2005) when a person is first […]

Treatments for Juvenile Diabetes

If your child or teen has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the next step is to create a diabetes management plan to help him or her manage the […]

Juvenile Diabetes: My Child has been Diagnosed. Now What?

If your child has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. You’ve just entered this new world of blood sugar […]

Juvenile Diabetes: A Genetic Disorder?

Most scientists and researchers have characterised Type 1 (Juvenile) diabetes as autoimmune destruction of insulin-producing b-cells in the pancreas resulting from the action of environmental factors on genetically predisposed […]

Juvenile Diabetes: Possible Complications

Complications of type 1 diabetes develop gradually. If blood sugar levels aren’t well-controlled over a prolonged period, diabetes complications can eventually be disabling or even life-threatening.

Over many years, the […]

Juvenile Diabetes: First Warning Signs and Symptoms

Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed […]

Juvenile Diabetes: Diagnosis age and Diagnosis

Type 1 diabetes is a disorder characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels. In this form of diabetes, specialized cells in the pancreas called beta cells stop producing insulin. […]

Juvenile Diabetes: Most Common Causes

Type 1 diabetes in children is a condition in which a child’s body no longer produces an important hormone (insulin). The children need insulin to survive, so parent(s) will […]