- Parents' Voices
Parents are often your best source of help and advice.
- UK Parents' Voices
Parents share a UK perspective
- Advice for Newly Diagnosed Parents and Kids
What you need to know.
- What to Expect
Diabetes will forever change your life. Here's what to expect.
- School and Day Care
Proper care while you're not there
- Holidays and Special Occasions
Helpful advice for parents and kids from the Food and Diet section
- Camp and Sleepovers
Some thoughts on diabetic summer camp and sleepovers
- Blood Tests and Shots
Proper technique, disposal methods, and more.
- Sick Days
What to do when your child is home sick.
- Links for Parents
Your child is still a child. Links for parents -- no diabetes.
- Other Places to Find Help
Need more help? Here's where to turn.
- Join the Parents mailing list
Join an e-mail discussion group
- Parents Mailing List Photo Album
Some of the hundreds of families
- Search CWD's Family Support Network for a babysitter near you
- Safe Sittings connects parents with teens with type 1 diabetes who babysit
- Diabetic Sitter helps parents who have a child with diabetes find a babysitter
For Additional Information
- Grandma Sandy has free games and books about kids with type 1 diabetes.
- Gadget Grrl reviews diabetes-related products
- The Child Advocate Page about Diabetes
- The Sibling Support Project at the University of Cincinnati Children's Hospital is a national program dedicated to the interests of brothers and sisters of people with special health and developmental needs.
- The Famous Diabetics Page contains names of celebrities and other famous people who have or had diabetes.
- What not to say to your children who have diabetes is a collection of advice for parents of children with diabetes.
States with Published Diabetes Care Programs
- The New Jersey Department of Education has published its Guidelines for the Care of Students with Diabetes in the School Setting.
- The New York State Department of Health offers Children with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Families of Children with Diabetes (87 pages) and Children with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Schools (103 pages). New York state residents can even order free printed copies.
- Guidelines For Care Of Students With Diabetes (Appendices) from the Washington State Task Force for Students with Diabetes is available online. This excellent guide can serve as a starting point for school systems interested in establishing a diabetes program.
Last Updated: Fri Jun 01 15:01:15 2007
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