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

 

www.Parentingdiabetickids.com offers a variety of resources to assist parents.

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.

 

Brittle Diabetes Foundation Inc.

1547 Waterford Drive   Venice Florida 34292

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