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Type 1 versus Type 2 diabetes

Overall, Type 1 diabetes is less common than Type 2 diabetes — about 5% of people with diabetes have Type 1.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis — what you need to know

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a complication of uncontrolled diabetes that results from a lack of insulin and causes high levels of ketones.

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Coronavirus may trigger onset of Type 1 diabetes in kids

Although researchers are not absolutely positive that the coronavirus can trigger Type 1 diabetes, it is important to watch your child and know their normal behavior.

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Children’s Health doctors debunk diabetes myths

November is American Diabetes Month, and according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.25 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes and 400,000 more will be diagnosed this year.

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Managing a child’s diabetes around Halloween

For families managing diabetes around Halloween, try focusing on the traditions of the holiday rather than the candy.