Type 1 Diabetes

UW Health diabetes specialists provide services and care for young patients with type 1 diabetes. Our experts offer diabetes education, counseling and treatment, including the genetics of diabetes.

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Halloween may mean costumes, but sometimes also means candy! Check out this flyer for carbohydrate content for common Halloween treats (pdf)

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October 24: Dinner and Diabetes - a Discussion for Teens. RSVP
American Family Children's Hospital diabetes resources: Family with doctor

New Diabetes Families

Here's what every family with a child who has been newly diagnosed with diabetes needs to know. Go to our new diabetes families resource list
American Family Children's Hospital books about diabetes: Father reading to kids


Read about the best ways to take care of yourself and manage your type 1 diabetes with books recommended by our type one diabetes specialists. See our book recommendations
American Family Children's Hospital diabetes apps and gadgets: Family looking at smart phone

Gadgets and Apps

There are many tools that can help make carbohydrate counting and insulin calculations easier tasks, including apps that you can download to your computer, Smart phones and iPhones. See our gadget and app recommendations
American Family Children's Hospital diabetes quiz: Boy taking a quiz

Diabetes Quiz

Think you know everything you need to know about living with diabetes? Take our diabetes care quiz  to test your knowledge.