Diabetes Education Related Articles & Blog Posts
Doubling Vitamin D
Today at our annual meeting in Boston, the American Academy of Pediatrics doubled the recommended amount of vitamin D that children get each day to 400 IU, in response to mounting evidence of the life-long health benefits of getting plenty of the sunshine vitamin.Read full story
Adult Diabetes and Kids
A huge study of millions of kids revealed for the first time the true measure of type 2 diabetes in children in the United States. The results appeared in the June 27, 2007 Journal of the American Medical Association. In the recent past, type 2 diabetes was called adult-onset diabetes because this obesity-related condition was [...]Read full story
Diabetes Options for Children
On Tuesday, August 27, 2002, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had approved the Glucowatch for use in children and teens with diabetes. (It had been approved for adults in 2001).Read full story
Advances for Diabetes
Star GlucoWatch, a painless glucose monitor for diabetics that is worn like a wristwatch, is FDA-approved. The device measures glucose levels every 20 minutes — without needles — even while the wearer is sleeping.Read full story
What is Type 1 Diabetes?
What’s type 1 diabetes?Read full story
Yeast Infections and Diabetes
Dr. Greene, with a new diabetic child, I wonder why yeast infections are not included in symptoms of onset– especially in young infants and children? Parents I speak with (and my own daughter) first presented with yeast that was…Read full story
Diabetes or just Normal Thirst?
Dr. Greene, my 2-year-old daughter drinks a lot during the day. It could be water, juice, milk, or whatever. I am concerned. Is this normal for kids to drink 5-8 bottles of liquid during the day? Or this is…Read full story