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Medical Conditions

In diabetes mellitus, the blood sugar is too high. Insulin moves sugar from the bloodstream into the cells. In diabetes, there is too little insulin, resistance to insulin, or both.

This section on diabetes in children includes information about:

  • adolescence and diabetes
  • blood sugar monitoring
  • eating disorders and diabetes
  • infants of diabetic mothers
  • insulin pump
  • kidneys and diabetes
  • nutrition and diabetes
  • sex hormones and diabetes
  • transient neonatal diabetes

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