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  1. Interactive Tool: What Is Your Child's BMI? Uses your child's weight and height to compare your child's size to that of other boys or girls of the same age. Covers what the results mean and next steps.
  2. Healthy Eating for Children Covers eating a variety of foods so that your child gets the nutrients he or she needs for normal growth. Looks at how much food is good for your child and how you can help your child eat well and be healthy. Explains how to help a child who is overweight.
  3. Type 2 Diabetes in Children Covers type 2 diabetes in children. Discusses how obesity or being overweight is causing type 2 diabetes in kids. Includes info on treatment. Discusses monitoring blood sugar levels. Includes info on hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
  4. Child Who Is Overweight: Medical Evaluation
  5. Helping Your Child Who Is Overweight
  6. Child Who Is Overweight: Evaluating Nutrition and Activity Patterns
  7. Diabetes in Children: Counting Carbs Teaches counting carbs to help you and your child plan meals to manage diabetes and control blood sugar. Explains why carb counting is important. Includes links to more info on counting carbs if you use insulin and on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  8. Diabetes in Children: Preparing a Care Plan for School
  9. Diabetes in Children: Giving Insulin Shots to a Child
  10. Diabetes: Counting Carbs if You Use Insulin Teaches counting carbs to help you maintain control of your blood sugar level when you have diabetes. Explains why carb counting is important, allowing you to adjust the amount of insulin you take. Includes links to more info on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  11. How Others Manage Diabetes Hear how other people learned to do a better job managing their diabetes.
  12. Diabetes: Eating Low-Glycemic Foods
  13. Diabetes and Wound Care Learn the signs of infection with diabetes so that small skin problems don't become serious.
  14. Diabetes: Testing Your Blood Sugar Learn the best way to test blood sugar. Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes.
  15. Insulin: How to Prepare a Single Dose Learn how to prepare and easily give yourself a single dose of insulin.
  16. Insulin: How to Prepare a Mixed Dose Learn how to prepare and give yourself a mixed dose of insulin.
  17. Insulin: Giving an Injection in the Belly Learn how to give yourself an insulin shot in the belly using a syringe or insulin pen.
  18. Diabetes: Daily Foot Care Learn why checking your feet is important and how to do it.
  19. Diabetes: Stay in Your Target Range Learn how testing blood sugar through the day will help you stay in your target range.
  20. Insulin: Giving an Injection in the Arm Using a Syringe Learn the simple steps to give yourself an insulin shot in the arm using a syringe.
  21. Diabetes: Coping With Your Feelings About Your Diet Discusses dealing with negative feelings that can interfere with your ability to follow your diet for diabetes. Provides ways to deal with negative feelings about your diet. Includes links to more info on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  22. Diabetes: Taking Care of Your Feet
  23. Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in those with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
  24. Diabetes: Using a Plate Format to Plan Meals Explains using plate format as easy way to plan meals. Looks at how it helps keep your blood sugar level from going way up and down. Covers how it can be used with other meal-planning methods. Discusses how it helps you eat healthy foods.
  25. Diabetes: Giving Yourself an Insulin Shot
  26. Diabetes: Should I Get an Insulin Pump? Guides you through decision to get an insulin pump to manage type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Discusses who makes a good candidate for an insulin pump. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  27. Diabetes: Benefits of Blood Sugar Testing Learn how testing helps you make the connection between blood sugar levels and daily activities.
  28. Quick Tips: Smart Snacking When You Have Diabetes
  29. Diabetes in Children: Checking Blood Sugar in a Child Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in children with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  30. Pregnancy and Diabetes: Planning for Pregnancy
  31. Diabetes: Should I Get Pregnant? Guides you through decision to become pregnant when you have diabetes. Discusses getting diabetes under control. Looks at decreasing risks to mother and baby if you have uncontrolled diabetes. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  32. Diabetic Nephropathy Discusses diabetic nephropathy, which means kidney disease or damage caused by diabetes. Covers causes and symptoms. Discusses how it is diagnosed and treatment options, including medicines, diet, and dialysis. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  33. Home Blood Glucose Test Discusses test to measure blood sugar (glucose) levels in those who have diabetes. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at what might affect the test. Covers risks.
  34. Care of Your Skin When You Have Diabetes
  35. Teens With Diabetes: Issues for Parents
  36. Insulin: Reusing Syringes and Lancets Safely
  37. Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c, A1c) Covers blood test that checks the amount of sugar (glucose) bound to hemoglobin. Explains that test is done to check how well you are managing your diabetes. Covers how it is done and discusses results.
  38. Diabetes: Planning for a Healthy Pregnancy Learn what you can do to have a healthy pregnancy and baby when you have diabetes.
  39. Diabetes: Preparing for Surgery Learn how to prepare for surgery when you have diabetes.
  40. Diabetes: You Can Slow Kidney Damage Learn what you can do at home to slow down kidney damage.
  41. Diabetes: Making Medical Decisions as Your Health Changes
  42. Diabetes Care Plan
  43. Diabetes: Caregiving for an Older Adult
  44. Diabetes and Alcohol
  45. Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  46. Quick Tips: Diabetes and Shift Work
  47. Diabetes: How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy
  48. Diabetes: Food and Your Blood Sugar Learn how your body turns carbohydrate foods into blood sugar.
  49. Diabetes: Insulin's Role Learn how insulin works and why diabetes causes high blood sugar.
  50. Diabetes: Finger-Stick Test Learn how to use a finger-stick test to see how food or activity can change your blood sugar.
  51. Diabetes: A1c Test Learn how an A1c test shows blood sugar levels over a 3-month period.
  52. How to Give a Glucagon Shot Learn how to give a glucagon shot to a person who is having a low-blood-sugar emergency.
  53. Diabetes: Travel Tips
  54. Insulin for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  55. Criteria for Diagnosing Diabetes
  56. Types of Insulin
  57. Storing Insulin and Prefilling Syringes
  58. Carbohydrate Foods
  59. Checklist for Shoes and Socks That Fit Well
  60. Diabetes: How to Give Glucagon
  61. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar
  62. Diabetes: Living With an Insulin Pump
  63. Diabetes: Differences Between Type 1 and 2
  64. Diabetes Complications
  65. How Diabetes Causes Blindness
  66. How Diabetes Causes Foot Problems
  67. Reading Food Labels When You Have Diabetes
  68. Eating Out When You Have Diabetes
  69. Diabetes: Preparing for Pregnancy
  70. Diabetes in Children: Food Issues at School
  71. Diabetes: Staying Motivated
  72. Sick-Day Guidelines for People With Diabetes
  73. Treating Diabetic Foot Problems
  74. Diabetes in Children: Special Camps
  75. What Is A1c?
  76. Care of Your Teeth and Gums When You Have Diabetes
  77. Diabetes: Safe Use of Nonprescription Medicines
  78. Diabetes: Preparing for Pregnancy Learn what other women with diabetes have done to prepare for pregnancy.
  79. Diabetes and Your Heart Learn why having diabetes raises your heart disease risk and what you can do about it.
  80. Caregiving: Foot and Toenail Care
  81. Tips for Exercising Safely When You Have Diabetes
  82. Diabetes: Lab Tests for Nerve Problems
  83. Oral Diabetes Medicines That Can Cause Low Blood Sugar
  84. Non-Diabetes Medicines That May Lower Blood Sugar
  85. Non-Diabetes Medicines That May Raise Blood Sugar
  86. Diabetes: Blood Sugar Levels
  87. Diabetes: Care of Blood Sugar Test Supplies
  88. Diabetes: Checking Your Feet
  89. Diabetes: Steps for Foot-Washing
  90. Diabetes: Protecting Your Feet
  91. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Insulin
  92. Diabetes: Preventing High Blood Sugar Emergencies Discusses preventing high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) problems in a person with diabetes. Explains emergencies in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Discusses treating infections early, being prepared, and drinking plenty of liquids.
  93. Diabetes and Infections
  94. Diabetes: Tests to Watch for Complications
  95. Stress and Diabetes
  96. Diabetes: Roles on Your Care Team
  97. Breastfeeding When You Have Diabetes
  98. Diabetes in Children: Preventing High Blood Sugar Discusses high blood sugar (also called hyperglycemia) in children with diabetes. Covers symptoms. Offers tips on preventing high blood sugar emergencies. Covers when to seek emergency care.
  99. Diabetes in Children: Treating Low Blood Sugar
  100. Diabetes: Amputation for Foot Problems

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