Diabetes in children and teens
Children who have been diagnosed with diabetes, and their families, need to learn many new things – how to measure blood glucose levels, give injections and how to balance food and activity – all of which they will find difficult to start with.
Diabetes will have to be managed for all of the child’s life, but diabetes need not prevent a child from living a full and active life.
For information about childhood diabetes
Diabetes Australia Diabetes information for kids, teens, parents and carers
Raising Children Network
Resources in South Australia
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).
This topic may use 'he' and 'she' in turn - please change to suit your child's sex.