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Diabetes Q&As

Can Diabetes Be Prevented?

Parents want to protect their kids from everything, which is virtually impossible, of course. But can you prevent your child from getting diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes: What Is It?

Every year in the United States, 13,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. With some practical knowledge, you can become your child's most important ally in learning to live with the disease.

Type 2 Diabetes: What Is It?

Learning what you can about type 2 diabetes will let you help your child manage and live with the disease. Here are the basics.

What Is Gestational Diabetes?

Find out what the experts have to say.