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Diabetes in Children & Teens: The following articles answer some important questions about diabetes in kids including:
– What are some statistics on diabetes in children and teens?
– What are the unique issues children face when managing diabetes?
– What types of diabetes can children and teens have?
– How can healthcare professionals best serve children and teens with diabetes?

ADA: New HbA1c Target of 7.5% for Type 1 Children and Older Adults

Recent scientific evidence and better tools to monitor for hypoglycemia helped establish the new position statement…. Anne Peters, MD, FACP, professor at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, said during a press conference at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions, “Our goal here is to present …

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Carb Counting with Lenny App for Children

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Medtronic. iOS/Android Free  For your youngest patients, Lenny the Lion can help with some difficult concepts. Carbohydrate counting is an essential skill for managing diabetes that can allow children with diabetes to eat a variety of foods just like their non-diabetic friends. Carb counting can increase their sense of control …

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