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Children and diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in children, however Type 2 diabetes is now on the rise.

If your child has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be feeling overwhelmed and worried, therefore we aim to provide you with information to help you and your child manage their diabetes.  

You will find tips on how to encourage your child to eat healthy foods and getting them interested in physical activity

We help you prepare for your child’s diabetes care, by giving you information on testing your child’s blood glucose level, the different types of insulin and how to manage insulin injections.

Many parents may feel worried about their child with diabetes going to school, therefore we aim to reassure you by giving you advice on how to help your child receive good support at school.