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Date Published: February 9, 2012

Author: Karen Alton, LPN

A Parent's Guide to Understanding Juvenile Diabetes

A new case of diabetes is diagnosed every hour. Approximately 13,000 children receive this diagnosis every year, and over one million people are currently living with it across the world. As the parent of a child that has been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, you may be frightened, confused, and anxious about the future. This diagnosis is life-changing for both you and your child. However, with a loving, positive attitude, you can help your child lead a happy, normal life.

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