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  • Issue 48 – Challenging Teens YDA48Navigating through all the challenges of the teenage years, youth with diabetes yet have to manage a chronic illness that requires medical management that places restrictions on what and how one can eat and do. Parents may even monitor them 24/7 to ensure they are safe. YDA members tell their ...
  • Issue 47 – Keep Hope Alive issue47Many young people with diabetes overcome hurdles in managing their own medical needs with the demands of their academic and social lives every day; and some have accomplished this in such a remarkable fashion that YDA has recognized them with the Flame of Hope scholarship. You can read about the ...
  • Issue 46 – Enjoy the Challenge YDA46_TopDifficulties, barriers, and dilemmas are a fact of life. Challenges are like callouses on a gymnast’s hands – as you meet each challenge head on, you build up resistance and your skin become tougher; and in time you will become stronger and you will be able to cope more easily.
  • Issue 45 – Embracing the Teenage Years p01All of us parents remember what it was like to be a teenager. Those years were precious and life-changing – confusing yet exciting; challenging and full of struggles, yet it often brings out the best in us. Teenagers constantly surprise adults – us adults who sometimes forget that teens are ...
  • Issue 44- Living with Diabetes 44_YDA_Magazine_final_Page_01We were delighted to have more than 100 parents, medical professionals and public attending the conference this year. The focus was to bring together local diabetes experts to provide practical advice and information for our members. As always, the conference also provided a wonderful opportunity for attendees to meet and ...