adolescence

How to Manage Food For Teens With Diabetes

managing teens with diabetes

Adolescence is an exciting and challenging time for all parents and teens, diabetes or not! For a family where a teenager has diabetes the period of adolescence can be difficult for both the teen and their family. Young people go through rapid physical, mental, social and emotional changes as they adjust to increased pressures and…

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On the edge: risk taking & diabetes #dblog

Welcome to a story from one of our guest bloggers, Dave Barnes. Dave is an extreme athlete who has lived with type 1 diabetes since early childhood. He has also worked as a Mentor for troubled youth, using physical challenges to help young men to understand  their lives, and to make positive changes. Dave has…

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Growing Pains

Sometimes I think I am my own worst critic. In fact I know that I am. This can be a good thing, as it makes me question my actions and do my best. But it can also drive me crazy, make me spend countless hours worrying about what I said, or did not say and…

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