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Colour in Injection Sites

This is a great tool for beginner diabetes education for young children living with diabetes¬† We use teddy bears to explain the different injection sites that can be used Children need to colour in the sites they regularly use in red and new sites to try out in green Download YWD’s Colour in Teddy Bear …

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Ketone Management at home

Ketones are a reality that all children and teens living with diabetes need to face, hopefully not too often The number one reason ketones occur is due to a lack of insulin. This may be due to a number of reasons: Did you skip your injection? Could your insulin pen have been in the sun …

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Dealing with emotions

Living with diabetes needs continuous self-management and responsibility, especially in the youth.¬† This can be severely stressful, and a child or teen may not know how to cope with their emotions and how people react to them once they have been diagnosed. On the YWD camps, it is our tradition to have a camp fire …

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Exercise Education

Here we discuss diabetes management steps to take before, during and after exercise  Remember, people living with diabetes can do any sport or activity! Download File

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Basic Diabetes Education

This document deals with good diabetes management principles for:  Finger pricking Injection sites and Taking care of your insulin pens Download File

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Teacher’s Guide to Diabetes

YWD has created a simple yet comprehensive guide to diabetes for school teachers.   This booklet contains information on highs, lows, insulin administration, testing blood glucose, class parties, sport, tours and more.   Click on the button below to view and download the file. Download File

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How to Administer a Glucagon Injection

If you would like to comment on this video or view others like it, please visit our YWD YouTube Channel If the Blood Glucose levels of a person living with diabetes drop to very low levels they can experience what is known as a Severe Hypoglycaemic Episode in which they become unconscious or have a ...

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