Childhood diabetes education resources in English
Sources: Dr. M. de Clerck and Lepa and Bijou, Kinsha; Australian Diabetes Council; Learning about Diabetes, INC; Lilly Diabetes
Comic/graphic novel "Moseka and her Friends"
For Kids / For Teens
"My New Shadow" Comic Book for Teens
What kids need to know about diabetes
Carbohydrate counting for children with diabetes
School Camps and Excursions
Sources: Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. H. Peter Chase Barbara Davis Centre, Professor Geoffrey Ambler, Children’s Hospital Westmead & Professor Fergus Cameron, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne & Editorial team
Life for a Child YouTube Channel
Professor Bumblebee's Guide to Type 1 Diabetes
Staying in Balance
Diabetes: A Team Effort
Life for a Child Film
How to give an insulin injection*
How to do a blood sugar test*
A Magic Ride in Foozbah-Land
Series about family experiences
*Nicole Johnson on dlife.com
**Health Nuts Media
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The materials on these pages, and the links to other sites, contain diabetes education materials developed by health professionals and associations for particular local settings. The International Diabetes Federation and Diabetes NSW do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy or applicability of these materials to individual circumstances. Please check the applicability of the materials to your situation. For children and their families – do not make any changes to your treatment without first discussing this with your doctor.
Dr. Graham Ogle, Prof. Martin Silink, Ms. Robyn Short-Hobbs and Mrs Angie Middlehurst
IDF Life for a Child Programme