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What are good resources for parents of children with diabetes?

Dr. Jack Merendino, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Children -- especially those with type 1 diabetes -- have special needs. If your child has diabetes, you should work with his or her doctor and turn to the following resources for more help and information - the Juvenile Diabetics Research Foundation International, a leading organization in the fight against diabetes in children and adolescents; the American Diabetes Association, which offers tips and information on research; the National Diabetes Education Program, which offers information and news on diabetes research; and 487 Really Cool Tips for Kids with Diabetes and Getting a Grip on Diabetes, both by Spike Nasmyth Loy and Bo Nasmyth Loy, which will help you and your child meet the challenges of the disease.
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