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Before You Look for Information on Diabetes


Sorting through the wealth of online information on diabetes can be a daunting task. What's worth reading, and what's a waste of time? Start with this recommended list of resources to find the information you need to understand and help your child.

On this Parenting Special Needs site

There are lots of articles on this site of interest to parents of children with diabetes, but these three will give you a good place to begin.

From the About guide to Diabetes

About.com's Type 1 Diabetes site has loads of information for parents of children with diabetes. Start with these three sections.

Around the About network

There's information on diabetes all around About.com. These three sites will give you a good start.

Just the facts

These reference sites give good overviews of diabetes diagnosis and treatment.

Diabetes organizations

These organizations promote research and offer in-depth information on diabetes.

Help for parents

These sites and articles on diabetes deal specifically on the issues of children and families.

For kids

These sites offer information on diabetes in a way that's accessible to kids and teens.


Shop these sites for equipment and accessories for kids and teens with diabetes.
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