Cystic Fibrosis-related Diabetes Resources
Explore resources available to students with diabetes who are preparing for life at college and the responsibilities that come with it.
For students with diabetes who need financial support for college, there are many opportunities to apply for scholarships.
Find diabetes apps for you phone to help you with carb counting, keeping track of your blood sugar, calories intake and more.
These Durable Medical Equipment (DME) companies that offer diabetes supplies. Call and find if they have a contract with your insurance company.
Find creative diabetes accessories for kids and adults, anything from pump cases to insulin cooling cases.
These retailers offer medical ID bracelets, medical alert jewelry, and more products that will keep your child with diabetes safe.
Living With Diabetes
If you are traveling or going on vacation this summer, make sure you plan ahead to keep your diabetes in check. Dealing with high blood sugars – or worse, a trip to the hospital – can put a damper on your plans.
Diabetes can take an emotional toll on your child (and you!). Here are a few ideas on how to you can support your child/teen.
This presentation will teach you about counting carbohydrates, reading food labels, and managing snacks and meal plans for children with diabetes.
This module will help you count the carbs for small, medium and large portions of foods you eat often, and equate carb count to varying units of insulin.
SugarStats gives you a simple and easy-to-use interface to input and access your data from home, school, work, when you're on the road or just about anywhere at all.
After completing this module, you will be able to identify the signs and symptoms of depression and the resources available to teens with diabetes who may feel depressed.
This diabetes e-learning module is for young athletes who want to perform at their peak. Learn about keeping your blood sugar in the best range to maximize your peak performance.
Our Healthy Eyes, Healthy Vision e-learning module will answer common questions teens with diabetes have about vision screening.
Experiencing low blood sugar can be scary and embarrassing. But don’t try to avoid lows by letting your sugars run high all the time.
It takes just 15 minutes a day to test blood sugar, count carbs, calculate and give the insulin dose that will take care of your diabetes.
Watch this e-learning module to learn more about diabulimia, including its risks and complications, and the dangers of DKA caused by diabulimia.
It’s important to learn how to drive safely with diabetes. Find out what you need to know before you get behind the wheel.
Watch these videos to help you better understand the effect of food and insulin on your blood sugar.
This e-learning module will help you learn about blood sugar logs, and why they're important in helping you understand and prevent highs and lows.
Learn about relaxation exercises and distractions that can help you overcome fear of needles.
Watch registered dietitians from the Diabetes Center as they make their way around the supermarket, giving tips on making healthy food choices for teens and families with diabetes.
This course discusses three important things you need to explain to your roommate when you go to college: your diabetes, your lows and how they can help.
When you have type 1 diabetes, ketones can start to form and build up in your blood. Ketones also form when you don't have enough insulin in your body.