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Diabetes Medications & Monitoring

Blood Glucose Record

If your child has diabetes, you can use this printable sheet to record his or her blood glucose levels.

Diabetes To-Go Kit

A diabetes to-go kit holds the supplies your child needs for daily and emergency care. Keep it filled and ready, so you have everything you need at a moment’s notice.

How to Give an Insulin Injection

This step-by-step graphic shows how to give an insulin injection.

Making Fingersticks and Insulin Shots Easier for Kids With Diabetes

Blood tests and insulin injections can be a challenge for kids with diabetes and their parents. Here are some tips for coping with these.

Teaching Your Child How to Swallow Pills

Swallowing a pill is something that many of us take for granted. But just like any skill, learning to swallow a pill takes practice.