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Holidays
Type 1
Pediatric
Pediatric & Adolescents

Have a Happy Easter with these Joslin Tips

Have a Happy Easter with these Joslin Tips

Easter is a time of new beginnings and is traditionally accompanied by a big, delicious dinner and a basket full of chocolate and sweet treats. Tips for Parents All of the candy and overindulging can...
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Pediatric
Type 1
Pediatric & Adolescents

Why Medical Play is Important

Why Medical Play is Important

Child life specialists at Joslin Diabetes Center utilize medical play with young patients to normalize medical supplies like syringes and test strips that become a constant in the child’s life when...
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Pediatric
Pediatric & Adolescents

Child Life at Joslin Diabetes Center

Child Life at Joslin Diabetes Center

March is National Child life Month where medical communities around the country recognize all the hard work Child Life Specialists do for patients and families. Getting a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes...
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Pediatric & Adolescents
Type 1
News & Research

Advice for when your child is sick

Advice for when your child is sick

People with diabetes have been identified as one group that may face greater risks of complications when dealing with COVID-19. With that in mind, our clinicians have put together a list of guidelines...
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Newly Diagnosed
Pediatric & Adolescents
Caregiver

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes, which used to be called insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes, is a chronic disease that destroys the body’s ability to make insulin, a hormone used to break down and store energy...
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