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Diabetes in children

Understanding diabetes in your children.

Introduction to diabetes

An introduction to the different types of diabetes.

Diabetes in pregnancy

Two to five in every 100 women giving birth in England and Wales has diabetes.

How to curb your enthusiasm for sugar

We all know that fizzy drinks tend to contain a lot of sugar...

Type 1 diabetes in a child - a mother’s story

All seemed fine at first but after more tests, the doctor diagnosed type 1 diabetes...

Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy and usually disappears after giving birth.

Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is the medical term for a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.

Phosphate test

A phosphate test is used to measure the level of phosphate in the blood.

Diabetes insipidus

Diabetes insipidus is a rare condition where you produce a large amount of urine and often feel thirsty.