Diabetes Education Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Doubling Vitamin D

    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.

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  • Adult Diabetes and Kids

    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 […]

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  • Diabetes Options for Children

    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).

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  • Advances for Diabetes

    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.

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  • What is Type 1 Diabetes?

    What is Type 1 Diabetes?

    What’s type 1 diabetes?

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  • Yeast Infections and Diabetes

    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…

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  • Diabetes

    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…

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