"We've done a lot of fundraising and we're hoping to get something set up in Scotland for kids with diabetes
; there are some other people interested so I'm aiming to get together with them in the near future.
"Pumps are more expensive, but I don't think expense should guide quality of therapy," Rapaport said."Even though pumps are more expensive, they lead to better results and less complications, so health care costs will even out." Plus, Accacha said,"It helps to make kids with diabetes
feel more like other kids, and makes them feel a little bit more normal." Type 1 diabetes patients don't make enough insulin, a hormone that helps carry the sugar from foods into the body's cells to be used as fuel.
KUWAIT, April 21 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Diabetes Society (KDS) launched, on Thursday, the third installment of future diabetes camp for kids to inspire kids with diabetes
to, peacefully, cope with their illness.
For kids with diabetes
, Fuld is the ultimate role model.
Despite weather forecasts of 40-50 mph winds, Dan Kenney reports that 207 intrepid fishermen registered for the Camp Joslin Ice Derby to benefit kids with diabetes
. The winners were: Bass - Mike Sicard, 5 pounds, 101/2 ounces, Jack Tebo 4 pounds., 6 ounces; Pickerel - Jeff Langeliere 5 pounds, Scott Maynard 3 pounds., 15 ounces.
THOUSANDS of parents who have kids with diabetes
have been forced to stop working or cut their hours to provide care, says a report.
Check out Diabetes UK's My Life, a great section specifically aimed at kids with diabetes
Written for kids ages 9-12, this is a great book of ideas on how to make Halloween enjoyable and safe for kids with diabetes
. Children can learn about diabetes and how to support friends with the disease.
Smith admits he admires the work done by both ex-players in encouraging kids with diabetes
to continue playing football - and revealed he'd love to do the same.
How dare they leave me to the throws of two inexperienced counselors in the wilds of the woods at an unfamiliar place with other kids with diabetes
? How dare they separate me from my friends and family for a week?
'Healthy' and 'diabetes' usually don't go together; particularly when children are involved--but thanks to modern medicine and 101 Tips for Raising Healthy Kids with Diabetes
, they can go together quite nicely.
This 9-year-old, who had lived with type 1 diabetes for seven years, asked a very straightforward question: "Why can't the kids with diabetes
just tell Congress what it's like to live with this disease and why we need a cure?" His mother brought Tommy's idea to JDRF, which created a forum for the voices of children with diabetes to be heard.