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  • Issue 49 – Clear Up Misconceptions Raise Awareness YDA_Magazine_49_0401There is a severe lack of awareness about diabetes among the public, resulting in many cases where even general practitioners misdiagnose children with type 1 diabetes.
  • 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 ...