Patient Information

Welcome to the page for children and teenagers with diabetes. Your family and carers can also look at this page and we hope that eventually we can put some things on here which will be useful for you. At the moment it is a list of links for you to find some diabetes information which you may find interesting and useful.

National Children and Young People’s Diabetes Network 

Diabetes UK – here is a selection of pages with information for parents, children and teenagers and if you can find other pages with information on DUK site that would be great.

Run-Sweet – this is a website for those of you who are involved in sport and would like to know how to control your diabetes better.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) exists to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications, and is the world’s leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research.

Management of diabetes in school – here are a couple of sites which may be helpful for you if you are struggling with getting the help that your child needs at school.

The UK Children with Diabetes mailing list forum and the UK Children with Diabetes Advocacy Group are patient led support groups for families of children with diabetes living in the UK and Ireland/Scotland. It is run by families of children with diabetes.

Diabetes101 is an online UK based multidisciplinary team of diabetes specialists that came together voluntarily in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help people living with diabetes. The website provide freely available education, tweetorials and frequently asked questions (FAQ) information for people living with diabetes and their families.

DigiBete is a video platform to share videos and educational resources about Type 1 Diabetes. The content is designed to help support children, young people and families self manage their own diabetes by extending the reach of clinical teams online.

T1resources.uk has been put together by people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals to offer a selection of valuable resources that have been reviewed and agreed to be helpful, informative and to offer good support.

Language Matters Diabetes discusses the language we use when dealing with different types of diabetes.  These guides provide practical examples of language that will encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes.

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Patient Information

Welcome to the page for children and teenagers with diabetes. Your family and carers can also look at this page and we hope that eventually we can put some things on here which will be useful for you. At the moment it is a list of links for you to find some diabetes information which you may find interesting and useful.

National Children and Young People’s Diabetes Network 

Diabetes UK – here is a selection of pages with information for parents, children and teenagers and if you can find other pages with information on DUK site that would be great.

Run-Sweet – this is a website for those of you who are involved in sport and would like to know how to control your diabetes better.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) exists to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications, and is the world’s leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research.

Management of diabetes in school – here are a couple of sites which may be helpful for you if you are struggling with getting the help that your child needs at school.

The UK Children with Diabetes mailing list forum and the UK Children with Diabetes Advocacy Group are patient led support groups for families of children with diabetes living in the UK and Ireland/Scotland. It is run by families of children with diabetes.

Diabetes101 is an online UK based multidisciplinary team of diabetes specialists that came together voluntarily in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help people living with diabetes. The website provide freely available education, tweetorials and frequently asked questions (FAQ) information for people living with diabetes and their families.

DigiBete is a video platform to share videos and educational resources about Type 1 Diabetes. The content is designed to help support children, young people and families self manage their own diabetes by extending the reach of clinical teams online.

T1resources.uk has been put together by people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals to offer a selection of valuable resources that have been reviewed and agreed to be helpful, informative and to offer good support.

Language Matters Diabetes discusses the language we use when dealing with different types of diabetes.  These guides provide practical examples of language that will encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes.