In diabetes mellitus, the blood sugar is too high. Insulin moves sugar from the bloodstream into the cells. In diabetes, there is too little insulin, resistance to insulin, or both.

This section on diabetes in children includes information about:

  • adolescence and diabetes
  • blood sugar monitoring
  • eating disorders and diabetes
  • infants of diabetic mothers
  • insulin pump
  • kidneys and diabetes
  • nutrition and diabetes
  • sex hormones and diabetes
  • transient neonatal diabetes

More information

Blood Glucose Record for Intensive Management - English

Blood Sugar Log Fax - English

Calculating Insulin - English | Spanish

Diabetes Handbook - English | Spanish

How to Give a Subcutaneous Injection - English | Spanish

MDI Blood Glucose Record - English Spanish

Type 1 Diabetes Sick Days and High Blood Sugars - English  Spanish

Visit these websites for more information:

Children with Diabetes: Online Community - Diabetes123 and Children with Diabetes

Diabetes Type 1 - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Life with Diabetes - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

Type 1 Diabetes Information for Parents and Kids - American Diabetes Association

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