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  1. Diabetes UK

    Type 1 bag for Parents

    Our Type 1 bag is specifically designed for parents who have a child who has been newly diagnosed. It’s a support pack and contains information, resources and stories from other families to help parents come to terms with what a new Type 1 diagnosis means. The Type 1 bag includes: A parent’s...
  2. Diabetes UK

    New Board - Diabetes in School

    Some of the more observant folk may have noticed a new board appear today, ‘Diabetes in School’. We’re really excited about the board. It’s a place for parents and anyone else to ask questions and find support about getting the best diabetes care in school and enable the best management of...
  3. Diabetes UK

    Welcome to the 'Diabetes in School' Board

    Welcome to the 'Diabetes in School' Board Getting the right care in school to support the management of diabetes can be challenging. The ‘Diabetes in School’ board is the place for parents or anyone else, to ask questions about getting the best care in school and ultimately getting an adequate...
  4. R

    Advice about illness please

    Hi This is my first time on the forum and I'm new to all this but here goes.. My son, who is 12, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 5 months ago. We have been managing pretty well so far but just recently he is spending a lot of time in the medical room and hence missing a lot of lessons at...
  5. B

    Youtube Series on Type 1 Diabetes - Help needed!

    Hello! I'm a 16 year old Type 1 Diabetic who is currently working on a youtube series on Type 1 diabetes. I've been planning this for over 10 months now and i've begun to work on individual videos. My audience for this particular series are young diabetics, newly-diagnosed diabetics and people...
  6. Northerner

    Diabetes campaign seeks to get earlier diagnosis in children

    A campaign has been launched to encourage parents and medics to spot the warning signs of type 1 diabetes as early as possible. Early diagnosis in children can prevent a potentially life-threatening condition called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), where a severe lack of insulin leads to the body...
  7. Northerner

    Mums turn the page for diabetes

    TWO mums turned authors are to host a reading session as part of their campaign to raise awareness of diabetes in children. Emma Dillon and Emma Netherwood met after their tots were diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and were inspired to help other families by creating what is thought to be the...