Alberta Children's Hospital Diabetes Clinic

Type 1 Diabetes Information

Type 1 Diabetes Information

Our Team at the Alberta Children's Hospital Diabetes Clinic has created and brought together reliable, medically accurate information for families with children who have Type 1 Diabetes.

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Our Team at the Alberta Children's Hospital Diabetes Clinic have created a comprehensive booklet designed for caregivers of a newly diagnosed child or teen.  The booklet covers the following topics:

Adjusting insulin with  Type 1 Diabetes                 Managing diabetes when a child is sick

Diabetes and Driving                                              Treating low blood sugar with Diabetes

Exercise, activity and Diabetes                              Treating severe low blood sugar with  Diabetes


Nutrition

Nutrition and diabetes go hand-in-hand, with healthy nutrition playing an important part for children and teens with diabetes.  There are many resources available to help with maintaining and/or improving nutrition. Here is our "best of the best" list.

Insulin Pump

Already on an insulin pump? The information below will help with the management.


School and Diabetes

The links below provide parents/caregivers with resources to share with schools and teachers.   


Message to our website visitors

This site is for information purposes only and should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment.
If you have questions, speak with your child’s diabetes health care provider.