Tag Archives: Children

Diabetes News: Insulin Pump Better Control for Diabetes Type I Children

How do you define Diabetes Control? The Hemoglobin A1C is the average blood sugar over a period of several months. The distribution of the numbers is important as well. When scientists started to encourage lower A1Cs to improve rate of … Continue reading

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Diabetes Type I and School

Do you have type I diabetes and did you had challenges in school?  Children spend  a major portion of their waking hours in school and during this period it is necessary to monitor blood glucose and food intake, administer insulin, … Continue reading

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Prediabetes in Children. What does it mean?

Prediabetes is defined by plasma glucose levels that are elevated above the normal range, but below the threshold for diabetes. Prediabetes is a risk factor for Diabetes type 2 and cardiovascular disease.   Prediabetes is identified by fasting sugars between 100 … Continue reading

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Can We Stop Children from Getting Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

More children have Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 than have Diabetes Mellitus type 1. The disease that rarely was diagnosed before age 40 now affects one out of 400 of our children. “The unfortunate thing about obese adolescents is if they … Continue reading

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