Diabetes is a 24/7 way of life. It’s hard for anyone to stay motivated and upbeat all the time, and children are no exception. Here are a few things you can do to cheer up your little ones when they’re feeling down.
Welcome to Diabetes Link!
Diabetes Link is a Web site dedicated to helping people with diabetes gather information, learn important facts and enjoy healthy lifestyles.
Whether you’re here to see what your favorite diabetes bloggers are talking about, get a better idea of what your numbers mean, or look into the progress toward a cure, you’ve come to the right place.
After all, Diabetes Link is about experiencing what’s possible. It’s about you – and it’s about time.
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The Accu-Chek Team
September 18, 2014
September 16, 2014
Summer is on the way out, schedules are changing, days are getting shorter, and you may find that you’re having a hard time getting a good night’s sleep. Diabetes complicates sleep—apnea is common in people with type 2, neuropathy can cause leg pain, then there are those nighttime lows. Fortunately, it’s entirely possible to control these things and have a long, healthy night of rest.
September 11, 2014
No one likes being in a bad mood, but when your blood sugar level swings out of range from the norm...well, it happens.
September 09, 2014
If you or your child has ever had a frighteningly low blood glucose reading, freaked out over a needle, or worried about getting a diabetes-related condition, take comfort here. Everyone has had to face their fears—big and small—about diabetes. We’ve rounded up a few inspirational stories from people who have felt the fear and come out on the other side, stronger.
September 04, 2014
Everyone needs a place to vent or a mental health day now and then. You’re constantly busy managing diabetes for the one you love, but don’t forget yourself! This one’s for you, you wonderful caregivers.
September 02, 2014
September is a great time to get organized! After a fun summer, the children are back in school and the holidays are just around the corner. Here are some useful ideas for getting on the ball—organizing doctor appointments, menu planning, emergency kits, and more.
August 28, 2014
Whether your child is starting school for the first time or attending a new school, they’ll have to handle the inevitable questions about diabetes. Their age will determine how complex this conversation will be, but here are some painless guidelines your child can use when explaining their life with diabetes to their new friends at school.
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