Parents of children with diabetes must review with the school the readiness of the school to take care of their child in a crisis. Parents should be familiar with a school’s emergency plan. Each school has a different emergency plan depending on the school layout.
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A Mother and Daughter inspiration…
My daughter, Sarah, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in January 2003. Once the initial shock wore off, my maternal instincts took over. I wanted to protect my child from the long-term effects of this disease. At the… » Read Full Article
A team of researchers recently became the first to catch “killer” cells at the scene of the crime—the pancreas—where they bring about the autoimmune attack that is a hallmark of type 1 diabetes (T1D). The researchers used human tissue samples from T1D organ donors obtained through nPOD, a JDRF… » Read Full Article
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