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Pediatric Diabetes Resources

 

Support:

 

UPMC Health Plan Pediatric Case Managers

We can help with diabetes education, resources and tips.

1-866-778-6073

 

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Resources

http://typeonenation.org/resources/newly-diagnosed/bag-of-hope/

http://typeonenation.org/resources/newly-diagnosed/t1d-connections-program/

 

American Diabetes Association Resources

http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/recently-diagnosed/living-with-type-1-diabetes.html?loc=lwd-slabnavhttps://www.upmcmyhealthmatters.com/childhood-diabetes-diagnosis/

https://beyondtype1.org/

https://www.diabeteseducator.org/docs/default-source/legacy-docs/_resources/pdf/general/Social_Media_Handout.pdf

https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/about-diabetes/kids-diabetes/helping-young-children-succeed-with-diabetes-care/

 

Facebook Support Groups

Dexcom CGM Users

Omnipod Users

Parents of children with Type 1

Type 1 Diabetes Resources Pittsburgh

 

Babysitting:

 

Safe sitter guide

http://main.diabetes.org/dorg/PDFs/living-with-diabetes/safe-diabetes-sitter.pdf

 

Diabetes Babysitting website

www.safesittings.com

 

School:

 

https://www.upmcmyhealthmatters.com/back-school-diabetes/

 

504 Plans

http://www.diabetesforecast.org/2013/aug/504-plans-a-guide-for-parents.html

http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/parents-and-kids/diabetes-care-at-school/written-care-plans/section-504-plan.html

  

Safe at School Initiative

http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/parents-and-kids/diabetes-care-at-school/?utm_source=Offline&utm_medium=Print&utm_content=safeatschool&utm_campaign=SAS

If your child is being discriminated against at school because of diabetes, call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) for free information and to speak with an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legal advocate.

 

Summer:

 

https://www.upmcmyhealthmatters.com/the-sweet-life-surviving-summer-childhood-diabetes/

 

Camp

Diabetes camps can be pricey but well worth the cost.  There are financial aid applications on each camp’s website. 

http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/camps/d_07_1pa.htm

  

Adolescent Resources:

 

Teen Tool Kit:

http://www.jdrf.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/JDRFTEENTOOLKIT.pdf

 

Free Guide to Diabetes and Reproductive Health for Girls:

http://www.diabetesforecast.org/2014/09-sep/free-guide-to-diabetes-and.html?loc=morefrom