Type 1 Diabetes
In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas can't make insulin well. Without insulin, cells can't get the energy they need.
Type 2 Diabetes
A person with type 2 diabetes still makes insulin, but their body doesn't respond to it normally.
Why Diabetes Control Is Key
When your blood sugar levels are under control, you can help prevent problems down the road.
Your Feelings When You Have Diabetes
Talking about feelings can help you feel close to people who care.
Great Ideas for Going to School With Diabetes
Should you tell your teachers and friends about your diabetes? How do you take medicine at school?
How Exercise Can Help You
Exercise is an important part of managing diabetes and staying healthy. Find out why exercise is wise.
Staying Healthy When You Have Diabetes
Keep Your Blood Sugar in Check
When you know your blood sugar levels, you can help take charge of your health.
Do You Take Insulin or Other Medicines?
Learn about insulin and other medicines that kids with diabetes often take. Find out why kids need them and how to take them safely.
Eat Smart With Diabetes
Here's how to become an expert at reading labels, planning meals, and making good choices when eating out.
Meal planning and eating away from home
Why Should I Care About Carbohydrates?
It's a little easier for people to control their diabetes if they eat about the same amount of carbs at about the same times each day. Find out how to do it.
Find out what diabetes is, how it's treated, and what to expect.