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Children’s Minnesota answers questions you may have regarding children with diabetes.

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.

T1D profile: Madison amazing at dance, academics

Madison Bates is a junior at Hudson (Wis.) High School who does an amazing job handling type 1 diabetes. But she’s amazing at a lot of other things, too!

Hospital’s mHealth Project Finds Value in Fitbit Data

Dr. Laura Gandrud, pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Minnesota, was interviewed by mHealth Intelligence about Children’s Minnesota’s type 1 diabetes pilot program that uses Fitbits to collect patient data.

Diabetes Management in the School Setting

Jan 01, 1970, 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM, St. Paul

Content in this course will provide an overview of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, as well as current information on medications, dietary management and psychosocial issues. This content will be focused on the needs of a child with diabetes in the school setting.

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Get to know Children’s – Minnetonka patient care manager, nurse

Erin Curtis, RN, BSN, is the patient care manager for the surgery center in Minnetonka, where teams perform more than 3,200 outpatient surgeries each year.

For Health Professionals

Children’s Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.

Locations and Contact Us

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Resources

We know you may want to dig for more information about diabetes and endocrinology, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.

What to expect

Choosing Children’s Minnesota to care for your child’s diabetes or endocrine disorder is a big step. Of course, there will be many more steps to come as your child progresses from diagnosis to initial treatment to long-term care of the disease. But our expert team will be there to guide you.