This book provides a quick summery of all 31 chapters of “Understanding Diabetes”. It is an easier way to “get started” learning about diabetes before reading the more technical “Understanding Diabetes” book. Created by the Children’s Diabetes Foundation. Also available online here
By the end of the story, readers have a better understanding of diabetes and how to manage the disease through insulin, nutrition, and exercise.
Eleven-year-old Christine copes successfully with her diabetes but finds it much more difficult to come to terms with the demands of her Greek-American heritage. Includes a section of questions and answers about diabetes and its treatment.
A DVD by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation about 3 children who have type 1 diabetes and the research being done to create an artificial pancreas. (Almost Bionic?) “Almost Bionic” the Artificial Pancreas Project Jul 5, 2012 The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is on a mission to help develop an artificial pancreas that would provide… More Almost Bionic (DVD)
The American Diabetes Association—the nation’s leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy—has completely revised this comprehensive home reference to provide all the information a person needs to live an active, healthy life with diabetes. Now in its fifth edition, this extensive resource contains information on the best self-care techniques and the latest medical… More American Diabetes Association: Compete Guide To Diabetes – The Ultimate Home Reference from the Diabetes Experts
This book shares the real life experiences of Trina Licavoli Gunzel, and her family, as a result of their son being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. A heart breaking, humorous, encouraging, inspirational, and courageous story that serves as an educational resource for anyone wanting to learn more about the personal side of Type 1 Diabetes… More Can’t Dia.beat.us: The Highs and Lows of Raising a Type 1 Diabetic Child
A fun, exciting book for small children with type I diabetes and for their families and friends. Filled with education and excitement, this book vividly shows that boys and girls that have insulin-dependent diabetes are just like other children. They want to play and have fun, even amidst the very busy, complicated world we live… More Come Play With Me! I Have Diabetes
There are many books about how to manage diabetes, but this is the first to explain how exactly a child feels about growing up with diabetes and all that goes with it. Using the first hand experience of the author and other young interviewees at various stages of childhood, this book gives a unique insight… More Diabetes Through The Looking Glass – A Book for Parents of Children with Diabetes
This book offers 130 recipes for the types of things youngsters really like to eat that are also healthy and help them stay within diabetic guidelines. It contains a wide array of choices for every meal of the day and to satisfy every hunger pang in between, with healthy renditions of favorites like Pizza Puffs,… More Diabetes, Snacks, Treats, and Easy Eats for Kids
Loaded with simple recipes for snacks, lunches, dinners, and desserts. Colorful pictures, fun presentations (Sloppy Joe’s Bun Buggy, Little Piggy Pies).
A story about children learning to play sports, even though they have diabetes.
A young girl who has had diabetes since she was two years old describes her adjustments to the disease. Easy language and simple explanations will help even very young children understand what it means to have diabetes. They will find some of their own experiences described and at the same time receive reassurance that they… More Even Little Kids Get Diabetes
Even Superheroes Get Diabetes focuses on the gift within the illness. It is the story of a boy named Kelvin who loves Superheroes. His childhood days are spent in imaginative play–saving the day. One day, his fantasies are marred by the reality of getting diabetes…the incessant finger pricks, shots, and the constant doctor’s appointments. When… More Even Superheroes Get Diabetes (Insulin Comics)
Written by two brothers who have each lived with Diabetes for more than ten years, this straight forward and honest book is a must read for teens.
In learning to cope with his diabetes, Scott learns some important lessons about himself and life.
Raising a child is hard, with diabetes, harder. Full of problem-solving examples and easy-to-use tables, the book shows parents how to adjust insulin to allow for the foods children like to eat, care for a child with type 2 diabetes, handle sick days, and plan meals that are nutritious and balanced. The book also addresses… More Guide To Raising A Child With Diabetes
A very thorough guide for school personnel – provides an overview of diabetes, as well as listed actions for school, parents, and students. Sample management tools (health care plans) are provided. Overview of laws also included.
When Michael Olson’s seven-year-old brother Steven came down with juvenile diabetes, Michael and his family was shocked to find out how little information was available to help explain the disease to a child. Michael, who was in third grade at the time, resolved to learn as much as he could about the illness and to… More How I Feel: A Book About Diabetes
Simple carb counting, with a bit of humor. Uses examples such as clouds, which have no carbs, but are hard to catch. Instead, eat 2 marshmallows, which are almost as fluffy.
Kindra shares how she was diagnosed with diabetes, and what her life is like now. A book about a little girl who has just been diagnosed with Juvenile (Type 1) Diabetes, her struggle to understand it, and cope with her new life situation. This book will help children and adults, of all ages, understand the… More I Have Diabetes: A Children’s Book About Juvenile Diabetes