Child diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes? 5 things all parents should know

I remember very clearly the day that my son Cooper was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I was sitting with my husband and Cooper in the emergency department waiting to see the endocrinologist. As we […]

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How to manage diabetes during a cold or flu

Every child comes down with a sore throat, cold or minor illness from time to time. When your child with diabetes is ill, there are simple steps you can take to help manage blood sugar […]

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Radiothon: Oliver Thomas uses Type 1 diabetes journey to help other children

Just like any other boy his age, 9-year-old Oliver Thomas is always on the move. From fishing to swimming, riding his bike, golfing and playing baseball — he keeps busy. But Oliver, who has Type […]

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Type 2 diabetes symptoms in children can go unnoticed

One of the frustrating things about parenting is knowing which signs and symptoms to worry about and which are part of normal childhood. Diabetes during childhood, including Type 2 diabetes, can have that same challenge. […]

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Halloween treats: 7 ways to help kids with diabetes enjoy the holiday

For many kids, Halloween is a big sugar rush. But for children with diabetes, the holiday can be very challenging for the entire family. Fortunately, kids with diabetes still can enjoy the holiday. It just […]

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Wendy Novak Diabetes Center at Norton Children’s Hospital now one of three with national certification

Norton Children’s Hospital has received national recognition for its treatment of children with diabetes. The Joint Commission, a national health care accrediting organization, has awarded the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center at Norton Children’s Hospital with […]

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Dehydration symptoms in kids and what parents can do

We are seeing record high temperatures in Greater Louisville already this spring. These early hot days mean you can get caught off guard by heat-related illnesses, such as dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat […]

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A mom’s search for connection leads to Type 1 Diabetes Club

We are Kennon, Shawna, Olivia and Oliver Thomas. Oliver is our 8-year-old. He was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2015 at age 6. We had lived in Southern Indiana for just over three months […]

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What it’s like to be a kid with Type 1 diabetes

The eighth annual Bourbon & Bowties event on June 8, 2017, honored 13-year-old Mason Christensen. Doctors diagnosed Mason with Type 1 diabetes in 2013 when he was 9 years old. That’s the same age his […]

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Spring into activity with Walking Day Wednesday

National Walking Day is Wednesday, April 5, the perfect opportunity to jumpstart your activity and start building healthy habits in your kids. Even a daily 30-minute walk can provide significant health benefits, including: For more […]

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Diabetes doesn’t have to slow kids down

Kids need to play and move. It’s part of a healthy childhood. They’re meant to run around until they’re red in the face and exhausted. But when a child has Type 1 diabetes, vigorous activity, […]

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2013 Festival of Trees & Lights at Slugger Field to Benefit Norton Children’s Hospital, Nov. 15 to 17

Traditional Dickens Family Night Celebration Scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15, 6 to 9 p.m. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2013): Christmas trees and wreaths designed by area artists and designers, children’s activities, entertainment, shopping, a celebration […]

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