PARENTS PAGE UPDATED 11/2019
BDF looks to link parents of children diagnosed with Stable Type 1 diabetes and/ or uncontrolled (brittle) Type 1 with other families faced with the same dilemma.
Parents might want to consider these websites that focus on Type 1 Resources.
Diabetesresearch.org - provides support for families by connecting you to a family like yours by e-mail or telephone.
Children with Diabetes provides a national listing by state of support groups that offer families a chance to meet others who are sharing the same experience.
JDRF. Org – formerly called the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has developed the Peer Support Group connecting people newly afflicted by Type 1 diabetes with a volunteer who has been through the same experience and can offer practical assistance. Check their family support section or T1D Resources
Childrens hospital of Philadelphia has put together a list of sites that provide summer camps , college assistance programs for children attending school and other resources available on a national basis.
The American Family Childrens Hospital in Wisconsin has put together a phenomenal website that addresses every aspect of what parents may need answers to including financial resources available.