Diabetes Patient Education

Does your child have diabetes? Learn more about managing their condition.

 

Understanding Your Child’s Diabetes: What Are Insulin and Glucagon?

These hormones impact your child’s blood sugar levels.

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Hypoglycemia: What Should You Do If Your Child Has Low Blood Sugar?

Learn how to manage low blood sugar at all times of the day.

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Hyperglycemia and Ketoacidosis: What Should You Do If Your Child Has High Blood Sugar?

Treat high blood sugar so your child can avoid dangerous complications.

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Diabetes, Sports, and Exercise: How to Help Your Child Stay Active and Safe

Help your child participate in sports and other physical activities safely.

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What Should You Do If Your Child With Diabetes is Sick?

Manage blood sugar levels when your child is sick.

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How to Support Your Child at School When They Have Diabetes

Set your child up for success in the classroom.

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Diabetes Tools & Resources You Can Actually Use

Learn about in-person and online resources.

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Ways Your Family Can Cope With Your Child’s Diabetes

Help your whole family cope with your child’s diabetes diagnosis.

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Diabetes Insurance & Prescription Resources

These resources help control the cost of your child’s diabetes care.

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Traveling Tips When Your Child Has Diabetes

Make managing your child’s diabetes while traveling easier.

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When To Adjust Your Child’s Insulin Dose

Make sure your child is getting the right amount of insulin.

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Managing Your Child’s Blood Sugar with Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Here’s what you should know about your child’s Dexcom G6.

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Managing Your Child’s Blood Sugar with Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Read about monitoring glucose with your child’s Dexcom G5.

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For Nurses and Educators

Download our teaching sheets for more information on caring for a child with diabetes.

Nurse and Educator Teaching Sheets


What To Do Next

For Patients

Make An Appointment

To make an appointment, call 402-955-3871.

For Referring Providers

The Physicians’ Priority Line is your 24-hour link to pediatric specialists at Children’s for referrals, emergency and urgent consults, physician-to-physician consults, admissions, and transport services. Call 855-850-KIDS (5437).

Learn more about referring patients.

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