Information on Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults
The diagnosis of diabetes stirs up a bundle of emotions: shock, fear, sadness, anger, confusion and uncertainty. It is an extremely stressful time for a family. You have a great deal to learn right away and many questions. We hope these resources help with some of the issues you may face. If your child is newly diagnosed, we recommend starting with
- What is Type 1 Diabetes?
- What Life is Like for a Kid with Diabetes
- Information for Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes
The information provided here (and we add new information all the time) is authored or reviewed by the staff of Joslin's Programs for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults.