Finding out your child has diabetes is never easy. It does get easier as you learn more about the condition and how it can best be managed. Because diabetes is a chronic, usually lifelong condition, learning how to live with it as effectively and easily as possible can give your child his best chance for a healthy life.
Tools and information
One tool you can use right away to help your child learn and develop confidence in dealing with diabetes is our sticker chart. Use it to reward your child and help him take increasing responsibility for self-care as he reaches an appropriate age.
The following is information you will find useful when caring for a child with diabetes: