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Thank you for success of 25th Children’s Star Gala

The not-so-sweet truth about sugar-sweetened beverages

Effective May 2, Children’s Minnesota will eliminate sugar-sweetened beverages in our facilities.

Diabetes facts: Infographic

Get the facts on diabetes, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, complications and more. Check out more from our diabetes experts.

Type 1 diabetes podcast with Dr. Laura Gandrud of Children's Minnesota

Children’s Pedcast: Dr. Laura Gandrud discusses type 1 diabetes

Dr. Gandrud of the McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center talks about the similarities and differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes; the Diabetes Care Transformation Project; and the 25th annual Children's Star Gala.

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Safe sleep habits for infants

Follow the sleep ABCs to provide the safest-possible environment for an infant.

Solid foods for infants

5 questions about feeding infants solid foods

Starting solids is an exciting milestone for your infant. It’s also a great opportunity to start good habits for a lifetime of healthy eating.

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What to know about type 1 diabetes

Dr. Gigi Chawla discusses how type 1 diabetes affects kids.

Type 1 diabetes T1D

T1D profile: Peter leads in classroom, sports

Peter Engstrom is an honor roll student and football captain at Spring Lake Park High School.

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Tips to tackle bedwetting

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares what parents can do when their kids haven't outgrown the bedwetting phase.

Jessica type 1 diabetes

For teen with type 1 diabetes, it’s about numbers — and a whole lot more

For teens like Jessica with type 1 diabetes it’s about balancing your numbers. By managing her disease, she doesn’t let it limit her independence.