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Gestational diabetes affects women during pregnancy and causes a lifelong risk for diabetes. Children of women with a history of gestational diabetes are also at risk, especially if they are overweight. But families can take small steps to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
School personnel can play a key role in making the school experience safe for students with diabetes and NDEP developed Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed: A Guide for School Personnel* to help. The guide reflects a consensus from a broad spectrum of federal agencies and leading organizations in the diabetes and education communities on how to better meet the medical needs of students with diabetes and provides a framework for managing diabetes effectively in the school setting.
Designed for health care professionals, the updated 2008 Diabetes Numbers At-a-Glance reference card is a convenient, pocket-sized guide to help diagnose and treat pre-diabetes and diabetes. Use the card to easily find recommendations from the American Diabetes Association for diagnosing and managing patients with diabetes, as well as treatment goals and a diabetes management schedule.
This engaging series of tip sheets provides useful information about diabetes and encourages teens to take action to manage their disease for a long and healthy life. Written in clear and simple language, the tip sheets are helpful for anyone who has diabetes and his or her loved ones.