Getting through the teenage years with T1D can be difficult, especially when it’s a new diagnosis. We have tools that can help make your journey a little smoother.
Resources in your JDRF Teen care kit include (but are not limited to):
Begin with Hope introductory guide to type 1 diabetes (T1D) created with care by people living with T1D, their families and medical experts. Learn T1D basics, what you should know about blood sugar and insulin, how to educate others about T1D, and where to find more information.
I’m Greater Than my Highs and Lows diabetes supply bag. A reminder that T1D doesn’t define you.
Bullseye young adult fiction book, written from different perspectives, that tells the story of one family’s journey from diagnosis to diaversary, and the ups and downs in between (provided by Lilly and Disney-Hyperion)
A First Book for Understanding Diabetes (Pink Panther) widely acclaimed, easy to follow, comprehensive handbook on how to manage diabetes.
“I’m the Tougher than You Can Imagine Type” resource folder which contains:
- An inspirational bookmark designed by T1D influencer Carly B @carly.with.diabetes
- Colorful stickers for water bottles, laptops and more created by the JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance
- Information on connecting with a JDRF volunteer and our online school resources
- An illustrated overview of low and high blood sugar causes, symptoms and treatments
- Severe low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) treatment brochures from Baqsimi™ and Gvoke™
Please note the Teen care kit is only available for teens (age 12 – 17) who reside in the United States. Live outside the US?
Thank You to Our Sponsors
The JDRF No Limits Teen care kit is made possible by generous funding provided by our Sponsors:
You Are Not Alone
Living with the burden of T1D can be overwhelming at times. But you’re never alone. The JDRF community has your back.
Connect with people all over the world who are dealing with T1D in their own way.
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Whether you’re looking for support, a chance to volunteer or simply a good time with others dealing with T1D, we have you covered.
You have questions. JDRF or a member of our community is sure to have the answer.